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Laporta reveals the reasons why Koeman will continue at Barça

Published:4/06/2021 - 00:07h

Updated:4/06/2021 - 09:49h

Joan Laporta, president of Barça, explained the reasons why the club has decided to give continuity to Ronald Koeman's project

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This Thursday Joan Laporta ratified lto confidence of the FC Barcelona in Ronald Koeman so that the Dutch continue to the control of the bench of the first team. The maximum mandator azlugrana undid in praises to the trainer and confirmed that to the club him sobran reasons to give him continuity to his project, in spite of lace doubt that it seeded his work in the season that finish to finish.

Laporta Has explained that "the conversations have been very frank and direct. It was necessary this period to know us. I want to stand out the flawless behaviour of our trainer. We have checked that it is a big professional. We have solved some divergences and have decided that it is the best for Koeman and for the Barça. We have put the 1 in the quiniela that said the other day".

To his time, signalled that it sees very well to the ex of Low Countries to follow to the control of the team, explaining that it finds "very motivated and ilusionado to Koeman and with the mentality that it is necessary to have, with the maximum requirement and the convencimiento that it will be a very good season", aimed.

"We are not so dared to speak of sportive subjects to a professional, that knows much more".

It has left clear, besides, that will not have interferences in sportive subjects, underlining that "we are not so dared to speak of sportive subjects to a professional, that knows much more. Yes we have spoken him of philosophical subjects, of mentality. We think that we have collected the feeling of mates of board and of the barcelonismo", said, desvelando that has seen to a Koeman "very esperanzado that the season will be very good" and that in his meetings "have spoken a bit of everything".

Laporta, this yes, said that "clear that speaks of subjects of systems but know our limits and can not argue with a trainer that gave us the first Glass of Europe and has been technical of several teams" and that no atrave to say him which would have to be the system or any appearance related to his functions in the team, because at the end of the day Koeman is the one who commands in this appearance. "He has arguments for renatir ours", sentenced.

Laporta Does self-criticism

The maximum Barcelona mandator left clear that did not calibrate as it was owed the repercussion mediática that could have the facts of these last weeks, with the uncertainty of the future of Koeman, explaining that "had the need to know to Ronald and he has appreciated it to me. To Rijkaard already brought him we. That is the difference. In other fields would be normal but in the Barça purchases more dimension mediática".

"I did not calibrate sufficient the dimension mediática that it could have. I have said him that if sometime it has been able to generate some discomfort, that felt it. The relation was good, was not bad, but no so deep", left clear.

The 'conditions' for Koeman

The president culé explained that they are not conditioned by the year that was missing him to Koeman of agreement, leaving clear that "the conversations were to put it all in question and take decisions and would have arrived to the same conclusion. It was independent that remained him a year more. It has not conditioned this".

For the moment, they will not extend his agreement and only will fulfil with the year of agreement that subtracts him: "we Give continuity to the agreement and suppose that we will seat us in brief to speak of this question", as well as no will touch him his wage. "Ronald already did an effort. We have not contemplated at all of a discount salarial. He knows of the efforts that are doing and he helps in the sense that it comprises the economic situation of the club. If it is necessary to treat this, Alemany and Jansen would seat but now does not have us occupied this subject", aseveró.

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