Ronald Koeman beside Joaquín


Serious warning from Joaquín to FC Barcelona about his experience with Koeman

Published:25/09/2020 - 22:57h

Updated:26/09/2020 - 02:36h

Joaquín, captain of the Real Betis, coincided in the Valency with Ronald Koeman. The Andalusian extreme does not save good memory of the current technician of the FC Barcelona

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Quique Setién fracasó estrepitosamente in his short stage in the FC Barcelona, in which it remained without titles and directed to the team in which maybe it was the worst humiliation in the history of the club: the 2-8 against the Bayern of Munich in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. It is thus that the Cantabrian was sacked of way fulminante, being Ronald Koeman the elected to relieve him in the bench.

The hero of Wembley did not arrive to the Camp Nou with an especially extensive curriculum regarding titles, but yes arrived with the guarantee to know perfectly the philosophy of game of the FC Barcelona and to having done play to a big level to the Dutch selection before the Barcelona challenge. In addition to by all this, Ronald Koeman generated illusion from the beginning for being a faithful trainer to his ideas and more strict that his predecessors in the charge.

Nevertheless, no all the footballers have had a good experience being trained by Ronald Koeman. One of them was the one who to day of today is the captain of the Real Betis, Joaquín, that does not save precisely a good memory of the stage in which it coincided with the Dutch trainer when both were in Valencia. Like this it explained it in a wide interview to the 'Daily Mail'.

"Ronald Koeman did not do at all by me and the things did not finish well"

Joaquín was asked with his experience with Ronald Koeman, that did not award him to the Andalusian the leadership that had wished. "Pfff! Not even I go it to appoint", said on the Dutch trainer, arguing that "sincerely, did not do at all by me. You know very very how it finished all this. But these are things by which have to happen. I learnt of this, but was not well".

Ronald Koeman directed to Valencia during six months, in which it confronted with an important sector of the changing room although it finish winning the Glass of the King in a party in which Joaquín did not play. "I happened a moment difficult during this period. It was in this changing room where there were players that had been excluded of the rest of the staff. All the mornings there was a really taut situation. When you raise you and you do not have you win to go in to the changing room, this says it everything, was really fucked", remembered.

Joaquín explained also how refused to José Mourinho, that wanted to him fichar for Chelsea. "They were all in the hotel Alfonso XIII and I went back of an advertising commitment in Madrid and did not want to go to the meeting. It knew that if it went, it would finish going to England. So I was not. I spoke with Mourinho later and excused. And afterwards it appreciated it to me. It said me: "I appreciate You that you are sincere because, well, are the first footballer that has said me that no", sentenced.

Ronald Koeman already has given exit to several 'heavy weights'

At all more arrive to the FC Barcelona, Ronald Koeman was very clear with some of the 'heavy weights' of the staff, transmitting them that did not have they and that they had to look for team. Arturo Vidal, Ivan Rakitic and Luis Suárez are three of the footballers that went out by express wish of the Dutch, although also they closed the exits of Nélson Semedo, Arthur Melo or Moussa Wagué.

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