FC Barcelona: Ronald Koeman, dismissed as Barcelona coach

Updated

28/10/2021

01:08

Ronald Koeman has been dismissed as coach of the Barcelona after the defeat of the azulgrana team in Vallecas against the Vallecano Ray. The bad start of the cul team, with 15 points in ten days and the defeats against Bayern and Benfica In the Champions League they take the Dutch coach, who has barely been in charge of the bench for a year and a couple of months.

The losing streak has been stronger than trust in him. Especially this 1-0 of Vallecas that comes after the defeat in the Classic against Real Madrid. Two very bad results for Bara that have meant that, upon their return from Madrid, the club decided to end Koeman’s period as Barcelona coach.

Official statement from Barcelona

FC Barcelona has dismissed Ronald Koeman tonight as first team coach. The president of the club, Joan Laporta, has informed him after the defeat against Rayo Vallecano. Ronald Koeman said goodbye to the squad this Thursday at the Ciudad Deportiva.

FC Barcelona wants to thank you for the services provided to the entity and wishes you good luck in your professional career.

Koeman’s last game at the Bara

The defeat before him Lightning It has been the last straw for the club’s patience, which has not hesitated to dismiss the technician almost in the middle of the return trip. “I don’t know if my future is in danger,” he said. Koeman after the meeting.

Leaves with a Copa del Rey in the palmars, with a third place in the last league and an elimination in the second round of the Champions League against PSG. A bag of very light results to act as a counterweight to the poor results of this campaign.

Possible substitutes for Koeman: Xavi, Gallardo, Sergi …

It is the question that every Barça fan is asking himself right now. Who can take the reins of Barcelona? Xavi Hernndez appears as the first choice in almost all minds. But there are other names on the table. Sergi Barjun, technician of the Bara B or the Gallardo doll, River Plate technician, are other possible options. Always bearing in mind that the club’s resources to supply the coach are very limited … You can never collect more than 2.9 million.

Although the clear favorite seems Xavi Hernndez, the deadlines are short (there are very close matches) and everything indicates that Sergi Barjun will be the one who momentarily assumes the bench. At least until the next stop, which would mean that he would lead the first team against Alavs, Dynamo Kiev and Celta.

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