Ronald Koeman in a training session of the dutch national team


Koeman confirms that the 'Barça clause' is also valid after the 2021 Euro

Published:17/03/2020 - 22:58h

Updated:17/03/2020 - 22:58h

The coronavirus crisis has affected the Eurocup, which has been suspended until the summer of 2021. Ronald Koeman has confirmed that this move does not affect the clause that would allow him to sign for Barça

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The authorities futbolísticas have spoken this Tuesday after analysing the crisis of the coronavirus, and have modified the calendar to reduce the impact that the pandemia is having on his competitions. For the moment, and waiting for new sanitary recommendations, the clubs will have priority to try complete his season, whereas the national selections have postponed his commitments until 2021.

The most important measures affect to the tournaments veraniegos, since they have suspended the Eurocopa and the Glass America, programmed initially for the months of June and July 2020. Of this form, opens a gap for the domestic championships -leagues and glasses- and for the Champions League, in spite of that it still is for seeing when and in which conditions will be able to restart the activity with total normality.

The one who has pronounced after the announcement of the UEFA is Ronald Koeman, that has valued how affects this situation to his perspectives of future. To start with, the Dutch has concretised that the clause that would allow him leave the selection follows active, although for the time being it does not remove him the dream: "The clause in my agreement to go to the Barça is for after the Eurocopa. It has not mentioned any date, so now it is for after the Championship of Europe in 2021. But anyway I have not happened a second in this".

The seleccionador of Holland has celebrated that this unexpected stop allow him recover to several lesionados that did not go to be able to participate in the competition, but also has regretted that with so many months of wait, his team runs the risk to move away of a big moment of form. "Partly it is a stroke of luck, but wail that the Eurocopa do not play now. We classify us with good level, were in good dynamic and wanted to continue like this", has reflexionado.

In spite of the distinct points of view, the one of Zaandam considers that it has opted by the most suitable decision, since in time of uncertainty, the sport happens to a flat second until there are guarantees of security: "we Understand the decision that has taken and does not surprise us. What is paramount is the human health and avoid the propagation of the coronavirus. Now we will consider how we can prepare us for the moment in that reinicien the international competitions of football".

The Barça has to take important decisions

Koeman Is one of the candidates for the bench of the Barça, that also will have to take important decisions to short-half term. After the precipitated farewell of Ernesto Valverde, the Catalans bet by Quique Setién, to the that tied until 2022 with a clause of exit at the end of each season. Everything aims to that the Cantabrian will lead the project 2020-21, but so much if it does it as if no, the club does not lose of alternative sight like the Dutch or Xavi Hernández, that could return to the Camp Nou after both glorious stages like players.

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