Koeman Responds to Xavi Return Rumors, Talks Barcelona Future



Ronald Koeman mentioned his future at Barcelona and responded to rumors membership legend Xavi might return and substitute him on the helm at a press convention on Tuesday.

Xavi’s identify has cropped up recurrently within the run-up to the membership’s presidential elections, which can be held on Sunday, however Koeman instructed reporters he’s not too anxious in regards to the fixed hypothesis.

No, I’m not anxious about that. I’ve a contract. As soon as we all know who the brand new president is, after all we’ll speak. They are going to present their plans, however proper now we’re targeted on the sport tomorrow which is extra necessary than the presidential debates. We all know every has their very own story to inform and names will come up. It doesn’t fear me.

Joan Laporta is the present favourite to win the election and change into Barcelona president for a second time. Rafa Yuste, a part of Laporta’s staff, has mentioned Koeman at the moment has their full confidence, in response to Mundo Deportivo.

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Koeman Doesn’t Remorse Barcelona Transfer

Koeman has had to deal with lots since taking on from Quique Setien and signing a two-year deal on the Camp Nou in what has been one other chaotic season for the Catalan giants.

The membership has large money owed which makes signing new gamers to strengthen the staff troublesome, whereas the way forward for captain Lionel Messi stays unsure with the Argentine out of contract in the summertime.

Koeman spoke about his time in cost and insisted he’s not missing in motivation and can proceed to provide his all for the membership till his time is up.

All golf equipment undergo troublesome occasions. After all, it’s true that many issues have occurred this season. I believe that the technical employees have been working onerous and we’re actually pleased with what they’re doing. We’re preventing to realize nice issues. In the long run what issues is what you do on the sphere, the unity you create within the dressing room. We all know the issues we have now, we should face them and attempt to clear up them. I’ll give my most to Barca till the final day. It may be one yr, 5 years or just a few months. It’s out of my fingers, the one factor I attempt to do is make Barca win.

It’s the identical as once I obtained right here, my motivation. I knew that coming right here as a coach throughout Covid occasions was going to be troublesome. The work of a coach in any membership all the time goes by robust occasions. If I didn’t need this I would depart, go on vacation, however I need to be right here. That’s my job and the job of the brand new president is to point the highway to comply with.

Will Koeman Keep?

Koeman’s future is one in all many matters the membership’s new president might want to deal with as soon as he takes over The Dutch coach’s contract expires on the finish of subsequent season, and Barca are at the moment going through one other trophyless marketing campaign.

Barca stay in competition in La Liga, the Copa del Rey, and the Champions League however might want to produce large comebacks in all three competitions if they’re to land silverware in 2020-21.

Koeman says he hasn’t spoken to anybody on the membership but in regards to the future and can wait to see the result of the presidential elections earlier than starting talks.

Proper now I haven’t spoken to anybody as a result of I believe we have to wait and see who’s the brand new president and get to know his staff, their plans, and after that we’ll speak. If I don’t see a transparent future for me right here then we can have an issue as I solely have yet one more yr of my contract.

The following few weeks might show essential in terms of Koeman’s Barcelona future with the staff going through key matches in all three competitions, beginning on Wednesday when the Catalan giants face Sevilla of their Copa del Rey semi-final second leg.

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