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Koeman talks about the Messi case and the departure of Luis Suárez from Barça

Published:11/10/2020 - 18:13h

Updated:12/10/2020 - 20:04h

Ronald Koeman spoke in his last interview about the two great soap operas of the summer at Barça, the departure of Luis Suárez and the attempted exit of Leo Messi. The Dutchman got 'wet' and was very clear in his explanations

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Ronald Koeman referred to several interesting subjects in his interview to the channel of Dutch television, 'US'. In addition to on his attempts of fichar to Memphis Depay and Georginio Wijnaldum, the one of Zaandam spoke in depth on the fly of Luis Suárez and the attempt of exit of Leo Messi. The ex seleccionador of Holland recognised that in what it signed by the Barça put in contact with the Argentinian to speak.

"After fichar like trainer, immediately communicated me with Leo. I was to his house and spoke him of his future. Had clear his dissatisfaction", commented. It seems that the rosarino did not finish too satisfied with this conversation, but at the end had to remain by force and so much he like Koeman recondujeron his situation. "At the end it went out well and from the moment that indicated that it would follow has done all what expect of him", affirmed.

On the other hand, the legend barcelonista ensured that it never had any personal problem with Suárez, but that the charrúa remained without place in the team and had to leave it clear. "To Suárez had him fact very difficult play here. Simply I did it to him know honestly. It resulted him difficult, but I never had any problem with him. He only trained and trained well", aimed.

Besides, it cleared that the decision of his exit was of the club and explained the reasons that gave him, that were not others that look for rejuvenate the team. "Andor I am well with Luis but the club thought that we had to rejuvenate the team and this sees now in the group. It plays Ansu Fati, is 17 years old; have to Pedri, of 17, that has his opportunities; Ronald Araujo is here with 21; Trincao appears a lot and is 20 years old; and we have fichado to Sergiño Dest, of 19. Those are all players for the future", stood out.

Also it pronounced Koeman on the anger of Messi by how was the course of his fellow Suárez, something that the trainer culé understood. "If have to somebody in the changing room with the one who you, your wife and children also joint out of the football, then this reaction has felt. Also I said it to him to Messi: 'Have understood that are disappointed and think that is a terrible pity that go , but these are elections of the club'", commented.

Koeman Has 'washed the hands' with the exit of Suárez

In all these statements remains very clear that the Dutch is trying 'wash the hands' with what has occurred this summer in the Barcelona. The ex of Holland has wanted to stand out that it was the club the one who decided that Suárez went and that he only fulfilled with his demands when dispensing of the Uruguayan. Of this way, probably have fewer problems with Messi, that has not forgiven neither will forgive to Josep Maria Bartomeu by the sucedido.

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