Ronald Koeman in his presentation with the Barça


Koeman: "If Messi will rest? He's used to the tight schedule"

Published:16/10/2020 - 16:58h

Updated:17/10/2020 - 21:52h

Ronald Koeman appeared in the previous press conference to the party of League against the Getafe. It spoke on the possible rotations and the situation of the team

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This Saturday to the 21:00 hours (peninsular schedule Spanish), the FC Barcelona visits the stadium Alfonso Pérez to measure against the Getafe after the stop by international selections. Ronald Koeman, that only has had two sessions to prepare the party with all his effective, has appeared in the room of press to speak especially what surrounds to the team before the duel.

In addition to speaking of Antoine Griezmann, also has done it on Leo Messi, that aimed to possible rotation. "We want to put in each party our best team to win. We know that there is tiredness after the selections, especially for the big teams that have a lot of international. All the world has gone back with win and joy. After the session, already will decide", manifested.

However, Ronald Koeman left to fall later that it is very possible that Leo Messi himself go back to be of the game against the Getafe. "I think that Messi can play the four parties. I speak with them and afterwards we decide. But Leo carries a lot of years playing a very tightened calendar. Besides, if it does not play it is more tired. If there is a medical subject, already is another thing", commented.

Ronald Koeman also spoke on Ousmane Dembélé, elogiando his physical state after the last sessions of training in which it has participated. "Dembélé Has a lot of quality, and little by little will be physically well. Those that have not played a lot of parties have trained . And he has been one of them. I am very happy with his trainings", ensured.

"Dembélé Has a lot of quality and am very happy with his trainings"

Besides, it gave to Riqui Puig options to play. "I have not seen all the parties of the sub 21, but know that it has played the two, one 60 minutes and another the first-half. I know that it is a strong team. If it is summoned, has options to play", said. Also matizó his criticisms to Frenkie of Jong. "Against the Seville was not to his height. He is very autocrítico and knows when is not in his level. It is in his right to play a bad party, is very young and does not concern me".

On Miralem Pjanic, gave options so that it can have minutes during the next parties. "It has arrived later by the Covid, has had to train more to take physicist. It has been very positive that have played two parties with his selection. Pity of the injury of his back. But maybe it can train this afternoon without problems, and can play. With the calendar that comes, will have minutes", said.

With Marc-André ter Stegen was not too optimistic, since it thinks that has few options to arrive to play the Classical of the Camp Nou against the Real Madrid. "From the Tuesday, is working in the field and everything goes well. I do not think that it arrive to the Classical. It is very soon. It does not be necessary to put a date. Already we will see when it is smart. It is a big goalkeeper, but are calm because we are very happy with Net", remembered.

Ronald Koeman also spoke on Sergiño Dest, gladdening to be able to have he in the staff. "It has been well have it here and that trained . We have been able to speak of the system, but is not different to how played in the Ajax. We know that it can play in both positions of the side. Alba is drop and can play here also. Here everything is bigger", sentenced.

Koeman Also spoke on the Getafe

Ronald Koeman also spoke on the difficult that will be to confront to the Getafe. "I think that there is stand out the path of the Getafe in the last years. It is doing things very positive, is a winning team that has done big things in Europe. Have big merit his trainer and his players. I saw the party against the Ajax, and read the criticisms to the game. It is a very competitive party and complicated. It will be necessary to look for spaces", concluded.

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