LAPORTA ASSUMED ALL RESPONSIBILITY
Laporta, on Koeman's firing: "It was unsustainable, I should have done it sooner"
Published:29/10/2021 - 15:53h
Updated:29/10/2021 - 19:28h
At Sergi's presentation press conference, Joan Laporta also took the opportunity to talk about Koeman's dismissal. The president assured that he should have done it before and took responsibility for having taken so long to make the decision
Joan Laporta spoke clear on the dismissal of Ronald Koeman in the press conference of presentation of Sergi Barjuan like new interim technician. The president wanted to give him the thanks to the already ex trainer of the Barça. "We are very grateful because it accepted the technical direction of the first team in a moment of maximum difficulty. It is a big of the Barça and will have it always in the memory. It carries a Glass of Rey and if it has not continued more time has been by the results", aimed.
The leader barcelonista insisted in the reason by which has given off of the of Zaandam and confirmed that the club already is looking for him substitute on a long-term basis. "It has done a change because the results have not accompanied to Koeman. The philosophy is clear: a genuine style to play to football that has given us the maximum successes. From the direction of football is working to incorporate to a new trainer, but the hastes never are good advisers", commented, insinuating that from the entity are it to him taking calmly.
Going back to the dismissal of Koeman, 'Jan' explained how was the conversation with the Dutch and cleared that the club no escatimará in costs for the rescission of his agreement. "The relation with Koeman is good on our part. We communicate him the dismissal with all the respect. But the situation was unsustainable and even he same said me that partly it understood it. The negotiations for his rescission go well. We will respect the rights of the two parts so that he remain satisfied", indicated.
Besides, the president recognised that it would have to have destituido before to the Dutch and entonó the 'pisses fault'. "Seen the seen, is easier to analyse it. The same it had had to decide before, yes, but we understood that Koeman deserved a margin of confidence. It was a way to motivate to the technician and to the team. It can that we had to have it decided before and assume the responsibility of this decision. Now the situation was unsustainable. We had gone in in one derives dangerous in which we could desengancharnos of everything", stood out.
Laporta Wanted to insist in the reasons by which decided to give him a vote of confidence to Koeman and left clear that in his moment seemed him the best for all. "Ronald is a myth of the barcelonismo and had to appreciate the effort that did. Like this I said it to him to Ronald, a lot of luck and thank you very much. Possibly it had had to take the decision before, but opted by this decision. We did what could to give him margin, was of justice and respect", declared.
The clear of Koeman will be quite expensive
Also it admitted that the fact to have to him pay to the Dutch trainer the clear if it sacked him also had something that see to the hour to delay his dismissal. "Everything affects. But it is clear that it is a situation that could decide before", commented. Finally, no desveló how much money will have to pay him the Barça to Ronald now, although it cleared that it is quite money "The quantity is under confidentiality of agreement, but is important. It is a question that will resolve the two parts", concluded.