- Victor Valdes has returned to Barcelona and he is now the coach of the U19A team
- Barcelona confirmed his appointment on Friday, July 19, on their official website
- Valdes made 539 competitive appearances for Barcelona before he left the Spanish giants
Spanish champions Barcelona have announced the appointment of their legend Victor Valdes as the new coach of the Under 19 A team.
The 37-year-old legendary goalkeeper however made a return to Barcelona after leaving Nou Camp five years ago due to injury.
Valdes has completed all of his relevant youth coaching qualification, and had been working as a coach at ED Moratalaz in the fifth tier of Spanish football following his retirement as a footballer.
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Victor Valdes won six La Liga titles and three Champions Leagues in a 12-year career at the Camp Nou between 2002 and 2014.
And after leaving Spain, the goalkeeper played for Premier League side Manchester United, Standard Liege and Middlesbrough.
Barcelona however confirmed the appointment of Victor Valdes on their official website with the team urging him to make the club proud.
Valdes made 539 competitive appearances for Barcelona before he left the Spanish giants.
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Earlier, Tuko.co.ke had reported that Brazilian legend Ronaldinho Gaucho is reportedly close to making a sensational return to football a year after announcing his retirement.
According to SPORTbible citing sources in Malta, Maltese Premier League side Birkirkara FC are keen on signing Ronaldinho.
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