Barcelona dumped Garcia Pimienta over results, budget

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Former Barcelona B coach Javi Garcia Pimienta was sacked on Friday due to results.

Sport says Barcelona confirmed on Friday that they had sacked B team coach Garcia Pimienta with one year to run on his contract.

Pimienta was already planning for next season when he received the unexpected news, which can be attributed to three reasons: sporting, financial and, the third, due to the restructuring being carried out within the academy.

Barça's version of sporting reasons is that he's been incapable of getting the B team out of the third division in Spain, losing in the playoffs in the last two years.

According to club sources, the fact the club have the biggest budget in the division should bring promotion, but it hasn't. For that reason, they want to look elsewhere and get back to the second tier.

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