Official: “Rubi” joins Tito’s coaching staff

Official: “Rubi” joins Tito’s coaching staff

As speculated by the Spanish press for the last couple of days, Joan Francesc Ferrer, Rubi, has joined Tito Vilanova’s FC Barcelona staff. He is the man responsible for Girona’s best ever season this year, when he lead them to the playoff final for a chance of promotion into the Primera Liga.

FC Barcelona has released a statement confirming the coaching team of the 2013/2014 season as: head coach, Tito Vilanova; second coach, Jordi Roura; and “their” assistant, Rubi. He has signed for one season with an option for another, and will start on July 15, the same day the first team reports back, to begin preparation for the new season.

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