‘#ValverdeOut’: Furious Barcelona fans demand manager is sacked following Champions League semi-final capitulation to Liverpool
- Barcelona were 3-0 up going into the second leg where they were thrashed
- Liverpool progressed to the Champions League final and Barcelona went out
- The La Liga side had a three-goal advantage last season but also let it slip
Barcelona fans are calling for their manager Ernesto Valverde to be sacked after their humiliating defeat to Liverpool on Tuesday.
The Catalan giants were 3-0 up going into the second leg where they were thrashed 4-0 by the Reds at Anfield.
As a result, Liverpool progressed to the Champions League final and the La Liga side were knocked out in the semi-finals.
Barcelona fans are calling for Ernesto Valverde to be sacked after their defeat on Tuesday
In two consecutive seasons Barcelona have led by a three-goal advantage and been knocked out of the tournament after losing 3-0 to Roma last campaign.
One person posted a GIF of the Barcelona boss with the hashtag ValverdeOut flashing over the top.
In the lead up to Barcelona’s league match against Getafe on Sunday, their official twitter account posted a five facts preview for the game.
In response to the tweet someone said: 1. Ernesto should go 2. Players shouldn’t hide behind Leo’s brilliance 3. Camp Nou fans will be angry 4 – 0 5. Bartomeu should resign.’
Someone else said: ‘Just tell me when you are sacking Valverde?’
While another person posted a photo of Valverde that wished him goodbye.
Someone else said: ‘I don’t want to watch the Barca game anymore unless Valverde leaves.’