Romeu named new head coach of Barcelona Femeni

By Sports Desk June 21, 2024

Barcelona have announced Pere Romeu as their new head coach following Jonatan Giraldez's departure.

Romeu, who was an assistant coach at the club in the last three seasons, has signed a two-year contract until 2026.

The 30-year-old takes over following a successful season for Barcelona in which they won the quadruple, lifting the Champions League, Liga F, Copa de la Reina and the Supercopa de Espana Femenia.

Giraldez had confirmed in December 2023 that he would be leaving the club at the end of the campaign, and it was announced in January he would be joining NWSL club Washington Spirit.

"I have been with the team for three seasons, and I know their day-to-day life. I'm 100 per cent ready," Romeu said in his first interview as head coach.

Romeu coached in Barcelona men's youth set-up between 2017 and 2020 before joining Romanian side Viitorul Constanta as an assistant coach before making the move back to Catalonia to join Barcelona Femeni in 2021.

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