Barely two weeks after kick442.com reported that and 48 hours after we reported a possible switch to Barcelona, the former Cameroon assistant coach Patrick Kluivert was to go separate ways with his then head coach Clarence Seedorf, Barcelona have this Thursday confirmed the appointment of the Dutch football legend as the director of its famous LA Masia academy until June 2021.
In the last few days,the board of Barcelona FC especially the sporting commission have been working hard to install the new structure for La Masia going forward.
This is as a result of of the consistent inconsistent results recorded by youth team of the club in recent years.
The Barca board seems keen to restructure the current youth system.
Last Friday former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes was named the new head coach of the Juvenil A side.He replaces Denis Silva whose new role is still to be made public.
Patrick Stephan Kluivert returns to the Camp Nou where he spent 6 amazing years(1998-2004) as a player scoring 122 goals in 257 appearances for the club.
Kluivert enjoyed a successful career as a player on the books of great clubs like Ajax,Milan, Barcelona, Newcastle,Lille amonsgt others in a 14 years senior club career that took him to clubs in 5 European countries.
Since his retirement as a player in 2008,the 43 year old has been assistant manager at AZ Akmar, Brisbane Roar,NEC, Netherlands and Cameroon National teams plus head coach of Curacao, Ajax Youth and Sporting Director of PSG.