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Tito Vilanova set to leave Barcelona

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Barcelona have called a press conference for 7.30 BST time as speculation increases over the future of manager Tito Vilanova.

It is believed Vilanova will be leaving the club due to health reasons.

Vilanova was first diagnosed with throat cancer in November 2011, where he had a cancerous tumour being forced cancerous tumour removed from his throat .

After having six weeks worth of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, the 44-year-old was given the all-clear, but just over a year later it was confirmed he would be facing a second battle against the disease.

Vilanova returned to first-team duty in March 2013 after two months of treatment in the US.

His departure will be officially confirmed tonight, according to the Guardian, when Sandro Rosell and Zubizarreta will address the Spanish media.

Vilanova led the Catalan side to the title last year and during his reign with the club had a win ratio of 71.67%, just a bit lower than previous manager Pep Guardiola (72.47%).

 

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