Juan Carlos Navarro, the myth of Barcelona, has been the person chosen by Joan Laporta What new general manager of the Barça basketball section, position in which he will replace the former culé player Nacho Rodríguez, that he had one more year of contract with the club, but that was sentenced after his disastrous management of the ‘Heurtel case’, whom the team left stranded on a trip.
The Barça president, since his arrival, already pointed out that he would have people “of the house” to carry out the great responsibilities of the sports sections, and in basketball nobody better than ‘La Bomba’ Navarro, Barça legend after training as a youth squad at the club and play 20 seasons in the first team, with which he lifted 23 titless, among which stand out eight Leagues, seven Cups, five Super Cups and two Euroleague.
Navarrese up to now held the position of head of the quarry basketball team of Barcelona, ??but in recent times he had already participated in the management of the first team, since it was he who directly brought the return of his former teammate and friend Pau Gasol to the Barça discipline.
From now on he will be linked mainly to the first team, with decision-making power in all the steps that are carried out, including signings. Nobody better than him to know how to handle a top-level wardrobe and squad like the Barcelona, ??as well as their needs at all times.
The former player will officially debut in the position of general manager next week, during the quarter playoffs end of Euroleague against Zenit Saint Petersburg. The Catalans start as great favorites in this crossing and they are the main candidates to conquer the European scepter. In the Munich Final Four Navarro could ‘lift’ his first title as manager in the offices.
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