Ronald Koeman met with journalists before the weekend clash in La Liga. Barca’s coach noted that he is ready to win many trophies this season.
Who will be the new president of the team?
As you may know, Barcelona’s management board and president resigned on Monday. Journalists asked Ronald about the upcoming elections. Koeman said that he is happy with the current situation as he is the football coach. He noted that Bartlomeu resigned and that’s his problem, not the coach’s problem. Barca’s head coach also mentioned that no one will touch his role in the team – he has a contract with Barcelona and is happy to stay there until they win the first trophy.
Ansu Fati on the bench?
Barcelona won the match against Juventus on Wednesday. Cristiano Ronaldo is tested positive on Covid-19, so he could not play against Barca. At the same time, Lionel Messi had a brilliant performance against Juve and scored the goal. 17 years old Ansu Fati was on the bench and played for 20 minutes. He had one moment to score but could not convert it. Journalists asked Koeman about the Ansu’s performance and why youngster was on the bench. Coach said that the season is very long and the whole squad will have a chance to play. Koeman said that player is still very young and he has to stay concentrated on the whole season. Sometimes he will start from the bench and sometimes he will have 90 minutes matches.
Playing against Alaves in La Liga
Barcelona will play against Alaves on Saturday. Team is ready to show character and win another match. Barca lost the first El Clasico of the season. Although the whole squad was healthy and played against Real Madrid, they conceded three goals from Zidane’s side. Koeman said that teame is fully concentrated on Alaves and the team will try to take another three points. Keep in mind that Barcelona has not lost the match since 2005.