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Matt JonesFeatured ColumnistApril 18, 2017

Athletic Bilbao manager Ernesto Valverde is reportedly the new favourite to take over at Barcelona this summer after it was suggested he has told his current club he is to depart. 

According to Mundo Deportivo (h/t Ed Malyon of The Independent), Valverde has informed the Basque side he will be stepping down. In the report it’s noted that the Bilbao boss and current Barcelona assistant Juan Carlos Unzue are the two men in the running to replace Luis Enrique.


This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available. 

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