Ramon Planes has requested his immediate departure from Barça could leave the entity imminently. The Barça technical secretary, who had just finished his contract at the end of the season, considers that his time at the Camp Nou You have finished and you want to start looking for a new professional challenge.
The news comes two days after Xavi take the reins of the Barcelona bench. His departure will force to remodel this plot to see who accompanies the football director, Mateu alemany, in team planning. At the moment Jordi Cruyff, director of international scouting, will continue to provide support. Among the candidates who have sounded in recent weeks as the new technical secretary, the name of Marc overmars. The former Barça player and current Ajax technical secretary has not renewed with the Dutch team and could return to the Camp Nou.
Planes arrived in 2018 from Getafe after having worked from the offices of the Lleida, Hospitalet, Racing, Alavés, Espanyol, Tottenham, Elche and Rayo. Josep Maria Bartomeu hired him as an assistant to Eric Abidal but after the departure of the former Barcelona defender, he became technical secretary, a position he had held after the electoral victory of Joan Laporta. Among his greatest successes are the signings of Pedri and Araújo.