Barcelona are showing signs of exhaustion in the race to the La Liga championship. There have been rumors that Martino will have to leave at the end of the season.
Coach Gerardo Martino, who leads the Barcelona machine, can move to the Middle East from next season. According to BeIN Sport, the sports channel of Al Jazeera television station, El Tata has links with a large team.
In addition, the Spanish AS newspaper also reported that Martino was one of the leading candidates for the head coach position. Martino has had an impressive start at the Nou Camp in the first leg of this season.
However, since entering 2020, Barcelona has become increasingly tired in the race to the La Liga championship with Real Madrid. Evidence is that Barcelona is far behind by 4 points on the rankings.
So it can be said that the hope of successfully defending the championship of Barcelona will no longer exist if Martino teachers. And his students are defeated in their trip to the Bernabeu this weekend. That also means that the future of Martino at the Nou Camp also becomes blurred.
With a career as a coach, Tata has never once left the South American playground. His most successful career was in Paraguay, where he won four domestic championships with Libertad and Cerro Porteno.
By becoming Barca’s head coach, Tata will be the first foreign strategist in the history of the Catalunya club. Barca are unbeaten in the first 16 games, but gradually decline.
They stopped in the quarterfinals of the Champions League by Atletico and lost to Real in the final of the King’s Cup. In La Liga, they only finished second after drawing champions Atletico in the final round. A few days later, Martino resigned, with the sole title being the Spanish Super Cup.