ANDhe Barcelona confirmed this Thursday afternoon that Rafael Marquez grab the bench bara b. The Mexican, who was yesterday watching live the match between the olot and the azulgranas, signed his new contract this morning. Substitute at the bank for Sergio Barjuanwho managed the first team for three games after the dismissal of koeman.
The Mexican has been linked for two seasons, until 2024. Tomorrow, Friday, the team will undergo a medical review and on Saturday, Rafael Marquez Lead your first session. The name of the former defender has been linked many times to the benches of the lower categories of the Barcelona and, finally, being the coach of the subsidiary in 22-23.
The defender, therefore, begins his second adventure in the bara. The first was as a player. He defended the elastic azulgrana for seven seasons, from 2003 to 2010, where he coincided with Xavi. He was the first Mexican player to defend the Culs colors.
With the arrival of Rafael Marquezthe Barcelona seeks to give a new air to the subsidiary. Sergio Barjuanalthough he has finished his stage on the bench, he did not leave the club and is integrated into the sports structure in the Club Football Department.