Jordi Cruyff named sporting director of Barcelona

Jordi Cruyff has been named sporting director of Barcelona.

The former Barca striker and son of club legend Johan Cruyff has signed a new one-year deal.

Jordi has also been promoted from being a member of the front office to outright sporting director.

He returned to Barca last summer initally as director of international relations.

Jordi will now continue working alongside technical director Mateu Alemany.