Barcelona looking to move on after Vilanova exit (Reuters)

Barcelona's coach Tito Vilanova gestures during the Champions League semi-final second leg soccer match against Bayern Munich at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona in this May 1, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino/Files

By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) – Barcelona were mourning the enforced exit of ailing coach Tito Vilanova on Saturday but there was also a sense the Spanish champions were prepared to move swiftly to appoint a successor and focus on preparations for next season. Club president Sandro Rosell made the announcement late on Friday that Vilanova, who has been battling throat cancer the past two years, needed more treatment that meant he would be unable to remain in charge of the first team. …

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