Joan Laporta has confirmed that Frank Rijkaard will leave the Club at the end of the 2007-08 season. Current Barça B coach, Josep Guardiola, will take over the reins of the first team. Joan Laporta spoke to reporters after a Board meeting on Thursday afternoon. (source)
Bye Frankie, it's been good. We'll never forget what you did for Barça.
For those that may not know Pep has only been with Barça B for one season and has not coached prior. So, yeah certainly a risk.