Jordi Roura steps in for Barcelona coach Vilanova

Barcelona assistant coach Jordi Roura will be in charge for this weekend's clash with Real Valladolid. Roura steps in for Tito Vilanova who faces new cancer surgery today.

Barcelona assistant coach Jordi Roura will be in charge for this weekend's clash with Real Valladolid.

Roura steps in for Tito Vilanova who faces new cancer surgery today.

“We are in extraordinary hands and with them we’ll continue down this path. We’ll present ourselves in Valladolid [with Roura],” said sports chief Andoni Zubizarreta.

He added: “Tito is not here. We do have Jordi and his coaching staff.”

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