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Barca Coach Names Three Possible Replacements For Iniesta

Barca Coach Names Three Possible Replacements For Iniesta

By SL International - May 20, 2018 02:00 PM

Andres Iniesta will play his final game for FC Barcelona on Sunday evening, and coach Ernesto Valverde has spoken about finding a replacement for the club legend.

Click through the mini-gallery to see which three players Valverde has tipped as possible Iniesta replacements,

Iniesta will leave the Catalan giants at the end of the season, although his next club has not been revealed.

However, Valverde claims it will be tough to replace the 32-year-old but he does mention the likes of Philippe Coutinho, Denis Suarez and Carles Alena who could play that role.

"Hopefully, we'll send Andres off with a victory," he told a news conference, according to FourFourTwo.

"I don't think we'll get anybody with the same characteristics as Andres. We have to be realistic and stay faithful to our style.

"There are similar players to him, like Denis Suarez, [Carles] Alena, or like [Philippe] Coutinho, who maybe attacks a little more. But we have to find a solution to keep the team playing smoothly and we know that we'll need to find other solutions to replace him.

"It's been an honour to coach him this season and to enjoy him as a player."

Read: 'Neymar Regrets Leaving Barca For PSG'

Who do you think can replace Iniesta at Barca? Have your say in the comment section below.


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ko mokokotlo Joined: 16 Nov 2017
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ko mokokotlo May 21, 2018 11:39 AM
coutinho attacks a lot and he leave an open space behind him they need a good defensive 6 like herreira at man u
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kzorog Joined: 13 Jan 2017
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kzorog May 21, 2018 09:30 AM
Philippe coutinho
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Pirates_999 Joined: 08 Nov 2017
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Pirates_999 May 21, 2018 08:12 AM
They will play their part, but they can't replace him
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Mketule 1 Joined: 28 May 2017
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Mketule 1 May 21, 2018 05:41 AM
Iniesta is unique and you can't find anyone with such skill and great vision. Great Legend.
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MR E May 21, 2018 02:49 AM
Countinho will replace iniesta
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Matayitayi Joined: 24 Jan 2014
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Matayitayi May 20, 2018 08:42 PM
I wish he stays 1 more season, great player indeed .
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Golden Boots Joined: 08 Feb 2015
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Golden Boots May 20, 2018 07:48 PM
Iniesta is irreplaceable!
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Deftman05 Joined: 18 Aug 2013
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Deftman05 May 20, 2018 02:44 PM
Alena is a fantastic, he can do the job as well as Coutinho
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Pep G junior Joined: 26 Dec 2017
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Pep G junior May 20, 2018 02:10 PM
Dont buy. Promote a yound Barca player. Or atleast bring back Alcantra

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