The future of the bench Barça it remains a mystery, two conversations between Joan Laporta and Ronald Koeman later. Neither the food of a few days ago in a restaurant in Barcelona, nor the meeting they had last Tuesday at the club’s offices have served to solve what will happen to the future of the azulgrana coach.
However, as explained by TV3, if the president is clear about something, it is that Koeman is not your first choice. In fact, the information disclosed by the aforementioned medium ensures that Laporta has asked him for a period of two weeks to the dutch to find a substitute. Otherwise, he will continue to lead the team for the next season.
The options on the table to supply Koeman they do not finish convincing to the president, who according to RAC1, continues to dream of the option of return Guardiola to the bench. Laporta’s options to convince Santpedor’s are that Manchester City win the Champions League to make him see that he has completed a cycle at the Etihad.
However, Barcelona’s first movements in the market suggest that Koeman will stay at the Camp Nou. Above all, for the one that aims to be the first incorporation of the Barça market, Giorgino Wijnaldum, Dutch player so far at Liverpool.
The midfielder was one of the names that the coach asked for upon arrival to the entity and now that the player ends his contract an important window opens to undertake the signing. In fact, Laporta, Alemany and Yuste met with the player’s agents in Barcelona also on Tuesday.
This interest suggests that the president is aware that the chances of Koeman remaining in the club are quite high and does not want to waste time planning the next campaign … tailored to the Dutchman?