Costly Champions League defeats and cup upsets were likely to have played a part in Ernesto Valverde's exit at Barcelona.
We take a look at how Ernesto Valverde's statistics stack up after Barcelona sacked their head coach.
Ernesto Valverde has departed Barcelona. Was it a harsh decision by the board of LaLiga's champions to part ways with their head coach?
Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde was at training on Monday as speculation over his job security intensifies.
Simon Kjaer has cut short his loan with Atalanta to join Milan, with a view to a permanent switch from parent club Sevilla.
Ernesto Valverde is under pressure at Barcelona amid apparent attempts to appoint Xavi. Andres Iniesta wants respect for his former coach.
There is plenty of talk around the Barcelona coaching job, with Mauricio Pochettino reportedly targeted.
Knee surgery will rule Luis Suarez out of some high-profile engagements with Barcelona and Uruguay before the end of the season.
After reportedly turning down the chance to take over at Barcelona immediately, Xavi took charge of Al Sadd's training session on Sunday.
Barcelona have confirmed Luis Suarez will be out for approximately four months after undergoing surgery on a knee injury.