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Barcelona legend Carles Puyol 'eyed up for Nou Camp return as club look to appoint him as new general manager' - five years after he hung up his boots Carles Puyol could be set for Nou Camp return as Barcelona's general manager The one-club man made 593 appearances for Barcelona before retiring in 2014 He was previously assistant sporting director but left in 2015 after a transfer ban 

By James Ayles For Mailonline

Published: 12:01 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 12:07 BST, 1 August 2019

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Barcelona legend Carles Puyol is in talks over a return to the Nou Camp as general manager five years after retiring as a player, according to Mundo Deportivo. 

The retired defender won 21 titles over a 15-year career with the club and took up a non-playing role after retirement in 2014, but then left in January 2015.

 

Former Barcelona defender Carles Puyol is close to a return to the club as general manager

Former Barcelona defender Carles Puyol is close to a return to the club as general manager

After hanging up his boots, Puyol was immediately named assistant to sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta

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