Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has confirmed the new coach will be confirmed on May 29.
"We have a board meeting on Monday May 29 and we will then announce the name of the new coach. Valverde? He's a coach whose contract is ending."
He also spoke about Leo Messi and his new contract talks, "There's no doubt that the Messi-Barca marriage will continue".
The president added: "We are grateful to Luis Enrique for these years of effort and self-drive. We have open doors (for him). But now there's the Copa del Rey final, an important trophy. We have a week to prepare for it and we will focus on that."