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03.02.2008 11:06

Goiko returns to Camp Nou

Anna Segura

Jon Andoni Goikoetxea will return to Camp Nou on Sunday evening as the head coach of Osasuna on the bench as Cuco Ziganda will be watching from the stands as he carries out his suspension.

The former right winger was a key member of Johan Cruyff's Dream Team and will be relishing his return to Barcelona in such an important role. Goikoetxea is the current number two with Los Rojillos, but he will promoted for the nightas Ziganda is unable to sit on the bench as he was suspended following incidents at the end of the game against Sevilla.

Three years with Ziganda

EUFORIA_LLIGA_90-91.jpgGoikoetxea is in his third season as Ziganda's assistant as the duo worked together with the club's B side before being promoted to take charge of the first team at the start of the 2006/07 campaign. The 42-year-old began his playing career at Osasuna and was also given his first coaching role at the club. Pamplona is his home town, but he will be fondly remembered by Barça fans too.

Four years with Barça

Cruyff signed Goikoetxea in 1990/1991 from Real Sociedad to bolster the options on the right flank and during his four seasons at Camp Nou the player won eight trophies, including four league titles and the European Cup. After leaving Barcelona, Goikoetxea went on to play for Athletic Club and Yokohama Marinos before returning to Osasuna.
Goiko returns to Camp Nou
Eight trophies

During his four seasons with Barcelona Jon Andoni Goikoetxea won a total of eight trophies: Four league titles (1990/91, 1991/92 1992/93, 1993/94), the European Cup (1992), the Spanish Super Cup twice (1991 and 1992) and European Super Cup (1993).

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