Barcelona basketball club formalised its deal with coach Sarunas Jasikevicius as the Spanish team announced a 3-year deal with the Lithuanian manager.
The 44-year-old coach is leaving Zalgiris Kaunas using a special clause in his contract. Although he had a big offer from Fenerbahce (over 1.5 million euros per year), he chose “Barça” for emotional reasons. After all, according to sources, his contract in Barcelona will be a little over 1 million euros.
🏀🔥 Sarunas Jasikevicius will coach @FCBbasket for the next three seasons
✍ The club have reached an agreement with the coach through to 30 June, 2023: https://t.co/ez7KJVjDaC
— Barça Basket (@FCBbasket) July 2, 2020