Barcelona ‘consider’ bringing back ex-Champions League winner as La Masia coach

Barcelona are pondering the possibility of bringing back former defender Javier Mascherano as a coach for the La Masia academy, as per Sport.

Mascherano has worked as the Argentina U-20 manager since last year and is looking to move into club football.

The Blaugrana are also considering the prospect of making him the Barca B manager and replacing Sergi Barjuan.

Barjuan has not done as well as the management expected him to after replacing Garcia Piamienta earlier this season.

Mascherano spent 8 years at Barca, winning 5 La Liga titles and 2 Champions Leagues with the club.

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When asked about whether Robert Lewandowski could be expected to leave Bayern Munich in the summer for Barcelona, their CEO Oliver Kahn told Amazon Prime Video: “We have a contract with Robert. We’ve always said that we’d start talks. We started doing that a long time ago

“He will stay with us. Robert knows what he has in Bayern. We know what we have in him.”

Lewandowski & co saw themselves get eliminated from the Champions League quarter-finals after losing to Villarreal in surprising fashion.

The Polish international only has one more year remaining on his Bayern contract and is reportedly intent on joining Barcelona, having even reached an agreement to sign for them next season.

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