PREPARATION OF THE STAFF
The expected and unexpected 'signings' of Ronald Koeman
Published:19/08/2020 - 15:11h
Updated:19/08/2020 - 15:15h
Ronald Koeman, appointed new trainer of the FC Barcelona, will have to decide if it has some footballers whose future seemed defined
Ronald Koeman is the elected to relieve to Quique Setién in the bench of the FC Barcelona. The Dutch trainer was announced this same Wednesday like new technician of the Catalan team, of the that will have to do charge after one of the hardest reverses in all the history of the club. It is not easy mission for the already ex seleccionador of the Low Countries, but is a dream fulfilled for him try it.
Known like a technician of big character and with the very clear ideas, Ronald Koeman will have to take a lot of decisions in the little time that will have from his nomination to that the FC Barcelona begin to contest the official parties. Some decisions that will go from determining if they go to be followed in the team some 'heavy weights' as Luis Suárez or Sergio Busquets to decide on the youngest.
Removing 'cleaning' that it can have with the 'holy cows', there are some footballers on which the future is not at all clear. It is not the case, for example, of signings like the ones of Francisco Trincao or Pedri González. As 'Sport', the club transmitted to Ronald Koeman the idea that both have gap in the staff in the present season and the Dutch trainer received the guidelines with full conviction.
But no everything is so clear as in the case of Francisco Trincao or Pedri González, since there are other youngsters on which Ronald Koeman -together with the new technical secretary Ramon Plans- will have to decide. It is the case, for example, of players that went back of his respective cessions like Carles Aleñá, that has played in the Real Betis, or Jean-Clair Todibo, that has played in the Schalke 04.
Of course, the presence of both will depend on if the club achieves to close the traspasos of players in his positions, as they can be Ivan Rakitic or Arturo Vidal (in the case of Carles Aleñá) and Samuel Umtiti (in the case of Jean-Clair Todibo). Besides, other footballers like Oriol Busquets, Rafinha Alcántara, Juan Miranda or Moussa Wagué could have a new opportunity with Ronald Koeman, that will see them train in the weeks to come.
Ronald Koeman bets by the youngsters
Since Ronald Koeman began to sound with strength for the FC Barcelona, did viral a speech of January of 2019 in which it criticised that the club had not looked for reliefs generacionales for players like Gerard Hammered or Sergio Busquets. Now, it will have to be he the one who contemplate to give opportunities to young players like the mentioned or some more usual like Ansu Fati, Riqui Puig or Ronald Araújo.