Barcelona senior players excited by imminent Valverde arrival

Published on: 24 May 2017

Barcelona senior players are excited by the imminent arrival of new coach Ernesto Valverde.

Valverde will confirm today he is leaving his job with Athletic Bilbao, though is unlikely to entertain questions about Barca.

Barca are to announce their new coaching appointment on Monday after the Copa del Rey final.

Meanwhile, Sport says senior Barca players have welcomed the move.

One stated: "They tell me Valverde is a craque."