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Valverde not considering resigning as Barcelona coach

13 May 2019, 14:00

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde insisted he had not considered resigning in the wake of his side's Champions League exit.

The LaLiga champions were thrashed 4-0 by Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday to make a semi-final exit 4-3 on aggregate.

The humiliating defeat led to scrutiny over Valverde's position, despite Barca winning LaLiga and the Supercopa de Espana this season while also reaching the Copa del Rey final, where Valencia awaits on May 25.

Asked after Barca's 2-0 win over Getafe on Sunday if he had thought about resigning, Valverde said: "Well, no."

Targeted

Barca fans targeted their players at Camp Nou, with Philippe Coutinho and Sergio Busquets among those subjected to whistles.

Valverde, who agreed to a contract extension until the end of 2019-20 in February, was unsurprised by the crowd's response and said it was only natural after their Champions League exit.

"I expected that at the beginning they would whistle. How are they not going to whistle us? It is normal," he said. "But I knew that they would then position themselves with us. And there seems to be noise but people are from your team and I'm grateful."

Barca wraps up their LaLiga campaign at Eibar on Sunday before taking on Valencia in the Copa del Rey final.

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