Barca fans react to B team's coach being sacked
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Barca fans react to B team's coach being sacked

Barcelona fans were taken aback when the club fired B team coach Javier Garcia Pimienta, according to Ferran Martinez of Mundo Deportivo.

Pimienta's work with the Blaugrana's developmental side over the last three years has earned him acclaim, thus the news has come as a shock to fans.

Alex Collado, Ronald Araujo, and Riqui Puig are just a few of the high-profile youth products that have benefited from Pimienta's support.

The Blaugrana B team advanced to the Segunda Division B promotion play-offs before losing to UCAM Murcia in a penalty shoot-out.

Pimienta's strong leadership of the young players has him being mentioned as a possible successor to Ronald Koeman as the first-team coach.

This is one of the numerous structural adjustments that the La Liga heavyweights are planning as they rebuild after several years of underachievement both in Europe and at home.

If the club fails to make the playoffs again next season, this will undoubtedly be one of the decisions questioned, as evidenced by the negative reaction on social media.

Barcas is expected to make many first-team changes this summer, with Aymeric Laporte of Manchester City being one of their priorities.

The 27-year-old will be well-liked at Camp Nou, especially after pledging his international future to Spain despite being a Frenchman.