Ronald Koeman revealed that he has already been able to speak with Joan Laporta about future incorporations, but everything will depend on the financial situation of the club
BARCELONA – The coach of Barcelona, Ronald KoemanHe explained that “Laporta” has “given him a lot of confidence” since his arrival to the presidency and that they have “used this break to hold meetings.”
Also, without naming names, the Catalan team strategist pointed out that they have already talked about possible incorporations, although everything will depend on the economic situation of the Blaugrana entity.
“I don’t even know if it is possible to sign a great player or not. We have talked about signings, but it is the president (Joan Laporta) who decides because they know the economic situation of the club. I am not the one who has to say that,” he said. .
“Laporta has given me a lot of confidence, but it is normal with the changes we have made. We could not wait in November that we would be fighting for the League and in the final of the Copa del Rey. We must continue working,” said the coach of the Barcelona.
In addition, he said that the objective of these meetings has been “to improve the team taking into account the financial situation of the club.” Asked about the specific case of Erling Haaland, he replied that he will not speak “about players who are not from Barcelona” and about the possible return of Neymar, he said that “it is a decision that depends on the president.”
Koeman spoke of the future of Leo messi at the club: “We try to get Leo to stay at this club for more years, but now we don’t have to think about next year, but about tomorrow’s game. The things for the future belong to the president and his people. The coach and the Players must be aware of the matches. “
Regarding the Argentine player, he also said that “it is not the time to rest” against Valladolid, although he is warned of a sanction in the same way as Frenkie de Jong, especially considering that the next league game will be against him. Real Madrid in Valdebebas.
“We have 10 games left and the risk always exists. The players must think that they are one card away, but the best thing is to go game by game,” he said.
Regarding the options that Sergi Roberto and Gerard Piqué receive medical discharge and enter the call to face Valladolid, he assured that “they will not risk.”