Ronald Koeman, during a press conference with the FC Barcelona


Koeman: "Signings are needed, but it all depends on the economic situation"

Published:23/01/2021 - 15:33h

Updated:23/01/2021 - 15:33h

Ronald Koeman appeared in front of the media in the previous of the Elche-FC Barcelona and spoke so much of the party as of other subjects of the Barcelona actuality

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This Sunday in the afternoon (to the 16:15 in peninsular schedule Spanish), the FC Barcelona will return to LaLiga Santander and will measure to the Elche in the Martínez Valero. After the parties of Supercopa of Spain and Glass of Rey, the culés will treat to restart with victory a championship that seems very decanted to the Athletic of Madrid. Ronald Koeman offered the usual previous press conference in front of the media.

The technician culé began answering on how fronta the party after having contested three extentions. "There is not contrary easy to win. The calendar is very tightened and have had these three extentions. We carry seven parties out of house with what comports of trips that go back very late. The best is to play Sunday in the afternoon. It will be necessary to put a team with spark", commented Ronald Koeman, adding on the physical wear that "it will be important to recover people. Sergi Roberto will go back prompt after training with the group. Now it touches to hold, expect and have luck not to have more injuries".

Ronald Koeman also spoke on the evolution of Sergiño Dest, that went in in the list of summoned after surpassing the muscular annoyances that suffered. "It has played a lot of parties and is very young. This is complicated. lesionó And seems that it is recovered. Already we will see if it can play of principle or is better that begin in the bench. It is important that take rhythm", said.

"Eight parties followed out of house is a brutal figure, a madness"

On the subject that did not want to answer Ronald Koeman was on Luis Suárez, player to the that gave him gone out the past campaign and that is goleando in the Athletic of Madrid. "It does not like me answer to this. Only you ask me when mark. It is a big player, wish him the best of the lucks, but the decision is taken. It marked a penalti that it is necessary to see if it was penalti", explained.

Also matizó his criticisms to the team. "I do not go to mentir. I say what see. The attitude of the team was a ten, but sometimes only put when I say something bad. If you are player of the Barça it is necessary to demand. I criticise them with respect. I do not go to by anybody, want to help them, but if we play against the Cornellà with all the respect and are not able to win in 90 minutes, have to say what see, if no, bring to another trainer", said, of conclusive form.

Ronald Koeman explained also that it never has lived eight parties followed out of house. "Never I lived it. It is brutal, a madness. But we have been well. Less the final result against the Athletic, the others have won them. We have been mentally strong", signalled, adding that "in some positions need more competition"

It spoke also of several proper names, as Junior Firpo: "it Depends on he. It has fulfilled when it has had his minutes, but is young. We can not lose to all the players. They remain a lot of parties". On Konrad de la Fuente was clear: "it Is an extreme with quality with the one against one, but has to to improve in other things. It does a pair of weeks had a bit of bajón, but with the B is well. We need him in the bench and also that they play parties. The youngsters have to play".

The signings

Ronald Koeman surprised on how was the meeting with the agent and the candidates regarding signings. "My posture is known: it is missing us people, but influences the economic situation of the club. I think that all think the same. If it does not arrive anybody, accept and follow the same, but if we want to more is necessary fichar", commented, especially reference to Eric García.

On the other hand, Ronald Koeman elogió to Ronald Araújo: "it Contributes a lot with a very acceptable level, has character, intensity and has to to improve things with balloon by his youth. It is very good". And it spoke also of Antoine Griezmann: "I do not want to put him too much pressure. Always it gives the maximum. It has marked in the last parties. They are missing goals of other players. We can not depend on a player only".

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