OVERVIEW OF: LaLiga: Mikel Arteta to replace Koeman at Barcelona
Barcelona football club’s presidential hopeful, Joan Laporta has lined up Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta as a replacement for Ronald Koeman, according to RAC1.
Presidential favorite Laporta had publicly backed the current manager to remain at Camp Nou.
But should Koeman leave either by sack or mutual consent, Laporta has identified the current Arsenal boss as the one to take over at Camp Nou.
Recall that Laporta had recently officially announced the individuals he will work with should he win the elections that will take place later this month.
Laporta, a former President of the club, along with his running mate Rafael Yuste, announced that former Barca goalkeepers, Victor Valdes, and Mateu Alemany would work with them if they emerge winners.
Laporta, a former President of the club, is the favorite to win the elections.