Midfielder Andres Iniesta has backed Barcelona's appointment of Gerardo Martino as their new coach.
The Spanish champions confirmed today they had reached an agreement for Martino to take over the reins at the Nou Camp on a two-year deal.
The 50-year-old Argentinian succeeds Tito Vilanova, who stepped down from the role on Friday after one season in charge as he continues his battle with cancer.
Martino has a reputation as an attack-minded coach and Barca midfielder Iniesta believes he will fit in with the Catalan club's football philosophy.
"Whatever the club decide is the best for Barca. I think he will fit in with our model," Iniesta told Marca while at a promotional event
"If the club have decided on him, then he's the ideal coach for us."
While Martino spent a short spell with Spanish side Tenerife as a player, he has never before coached a European side but he has masterminded some notable achievements during a 15-year career as a manager in South America.
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