Gerardo Martino Pulls Out From Barcelona - In accordance with that predicted by many media for several months earlier , Gerardo Martino eventually open voice and confirm his decision to resign from his position as coach of Barcelona .
Tata , greeting familiar coach , announced his decision shortly after Barcelona failed to be confirmed due to the La Liga champions drew 1-1 with Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou ( 17/5 ) .
" I want to announce that I am now no longer the coach of Barcelona . I say thank you to everyone , and do not forget to congratulate Atletico Madrid , which is already becoming our opponents in the Champions League and Super Cup . I also want to thank Zubizarreta and Sandro Rosell who already trust me , " Martino said the reporter .
" We 've been trying hard to finish the season in the best way possible , against a better team than us . Thank you to all supporters , the media , who have supported us . I apologize to the fans because we could not achieve the targets that have been set . I am very proud to have the opportunity to lead this team , " he concluded .
Luis Enrique is rumored to be a candidate for the most powerful Martino substitute for the coming season .