Ronald Koeman, during a press conference with the FC Barcelona

It BREAKS THE SILENCE

Koeman Pronounces : the technical report of the club, Eric García, Umtiti and Mingueza

Published:30/01/2021 - 13:30h

Updated:30/01/2021 - 15:48h

Ronald Koeman has appeared in front of the media in the previous of the party of the FC Barcelona in front of the Athletic of Bilbao, this Sunday in the Camp Nou

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The FC Barcelona will receive to the Athletic of Bilbao this Sunday in the Camp Nou from the 21:00 hours, in the first party of the culés in his stadium in the 2021. The Barça is forced to add the three points for no descolgarse of the fight by the first position of LaLiga, at present occupied by an Athletic of Madrid that continues being intractable in the domestic competition.

Ronald Koeman has spoken in front of the media on the actuality of the team, but the main subject in his press conference has been the technical report of the club that has filtered in the last hours, in which Ramón Plans, technical secretary of the FC Barcelona, values the signing of Eric García like a need for the Barcelona picture and in which also it aims that there are doubts regarding two players of the first staff culé: Samuel Umtiti and Óscar Mingueza.

Besides, in said report specifies that the Barça, as already it knows , has to free his mass salarial so that they arrive to the new team players, as Eric García, by what recommends the exit of Net Walled, Junior Firpo and Samuel Umtiti to final of season, three players that for the club, in this moment, are in the list of footballers 'prescindibles'. In front of this, Koeman has aimed that "it always is important have to somebody in the club working to improve the staff, if it can not be now that it was for the summer", ensuring that the list of drops is not a problem for him neither his staff. "It does not bother me and the players can not be annoying by this subject. We speak a lot with the players and can not be annoying because they have participated a lot, and this happens in all the clubs"

"My work is to prepare to the team for the parties that have by in front. The work of Ramón Plans is to try improve our staff"

On the other hand, it has not wanted to affirm neither deny what has affirmed in the report, highlighting that his work is "to prepare to the team for the parties that have by in front", whereas the one of Ramón Plans, technical secretary of the club, "is to try improve our staff and if they go out things that explains he do not think, neither read a lot of press and do not know very what has happened. My work is to think in the party and seems that it speaks a lot of other things but to my only interests me the party, the other does not interest me".

Koeman Has defended to his two players 'signalled' in the report, Samuel Umtiti and Óscar Mingueza, but no descartó that they can leave of the club. "A player of the Barça always has to be prepared for everything. Umtiti Has been a time went by an injury, has recovered well and are having he. Mingueza Has played a lot of parties and have left him go up to the first team and has played of head office and lateral. Already we will see what can happen in the future. Anybody knows it", highlighted.

The signing of Eric García

The Dutch trainer does not give by lost the signing of Eric García, but has not given details on his situation. "I do not know if I give it by stray". However, it has repeated, as in different occasions, that is not his work speak of signings and that is only centred in the party of the Barça of morning, in front of the Bilbao of Marcelino.

This sií, Koeman has confirmed that surely Eric García will be player of the FC Barcelona during the summer and that has spoken with Pep Guardiola, but no on the signing of the central Catalan. "I have spoken with Pep to give him the happinesses by his 50 years but have not spoken of Eric García because it is not my work. We know that surely it will come the season that comes and if it is not possible for this January will accept it and will go on", sentenced.

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