Jordi Alba was one of many gamers of the FC Barcelona who spoke after the victory towards Sevilla for the Copa del Rey. The participant referred to Koeman and the position he has been enjoying with the group: “He has all the time been up entrance with the gamers and is doing an amazing job,” he stated. It needs to be remembered that subsequent March 7 are the elections for the brand new president of the Barça membership and that some have expressed their curiosity in different coaches.
Koeman arrived within the Bartomeu period, after his resignation and the controversies round stated administration, the Dutchman’s place has been at risk. «When the information got here out, I used to be screwed as a result of I do know Bartomeu and Óscar Grau properly. For me, Bartomeu has all the time been an distinctive particular person, “he stated in considered one of his final press conferences. Nonetheless, he was positive to maintain the place.
I have not talked to anybody. You need to wait to see who comes as president and meet his technical group. If I do not see an necessary future for myself, we’re going to have an issue as a result of I nonetheless have yet one more yr on my contract, “stated the coach within the run-up to the LaLiga match. After getting the cross to the ultimate of the Copa del Rey, the coach spoke of “reinforcing his place”
«I feel the very first thing is that the group deserves it. For his work, his honesty. We have now improved many issues with out the ball. We’re far more aggressive. I am proud. It is a crucial second for the group and for me too. In the event you win you’re superb and in case you lose you’re very unhealthy. So … we already know, “stated the coach after leaving Lopetegui’s Sevilla on the highway.
«The opposite day (towards Granada) it was I who managed to pressure the extension and in the present day it was Piqué. We have now proven that we’re an amazing pineapple within the face of difficulties, “he stated. As well as, he was constructive within the face of the Champions League duel: “Within the Champions League it is extremely tough however we’ll exit to compete and play an excellent recreation,” stated the participant of the FC Barcelona.