He came to Barcelona Football Club together with his brother-in-law, Kubala. He coached the team from 1950 to 1954
The beginning of his period with the team was difficult and some of his decisions were rather unfortunate. However, when Kubala began to play, his luck changed radically. Barça turned into a football-making machine.
His enviable list of trophies includes two League Cups, one Latin Cup, three Spanish Cups and two Eva Duarte Cups.His contract with the Club ended in the 53-54 season when, after clashing with some of the team players, he left the Club via the back door.