Francesc Xavier Garcia Pimienta will be the new Barça U19A coach. The current U19B coach will take over from Gabri Garcia who is leaving FC Barcelona to take over at Swiss First Division club FC Sion along with his assistant Albert Jorquera. Garcia Pimienta is the longest serving coach in the current youth set up at Barça as he has been coaching at the Club since 2001. On Saturday he has first game in charge in the league against San Francisco de Mallorca and next week his team will face Olympiacos in the UEFA Youth League.
On Wednesday, Garcia Pimienta will take his first training session with the U19A side. A new coach for the U19B will be named by the Club shortly.