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Ex-Barcelona Team B Handler Set To Replace Koeman 

Ex-Barcelona Team B Handler Set To Replace Koeman 

Albert Capellas, a former Barcelona Team B coach is being tipped to take over at Barcelona on the interim, following the sacking of Ronald Koeman.

Koeman was relieved of his role as Barca’s head coach after Wednesday night’s shock 1-0 defeat to Rayo Vallecano.

Albert Capellas

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It was back-to-back Laliga defeats for Barca after going down 2-1 to bitter rivals Real Madrid at the Nou Camp at the weekend.

And according to Sport, Barca president Joan Laporta has already decided on an interim appointment with Capellas set to take over.

Aside working in Barca’s Team B, Capellas has also worked as an assistant at Borussia Dortmund assistant.

He is now expected to take first team duties until a permanent replacement is appointed.

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