Tito confirmed as new Barcelona boss

The 42-year-old will sign a two-year contract with the Catalan club on Friday.

“FC Barcelona have come to an agreement with Francesc ‘Tito’ Vilanova,” read a statement on the club’s official website.

“This season’s first-team assistant manager will be the head coach of FC Barcelona for two seasons, through June 30th 2014. Vilanova will sign his new contract this Friday on June 15th.”