Former La Masia director Patrick Kluivert has backed Ronald Koeman to coach Barcelona for at least three more games. After the international program.
Ex-Barcelona striker Patrick Kluivert and former director of La Masia academy also backed Ronald Koeman to remain at least as coach of Azul Grana. It has been a difficult period following the international fixtures facing Valencia, Dynamo Kyiv and Real Madrid, according to Marca on Tuesday.
‘Barcelona are in a difficult time and they have to get out of it as soon as possible’
‘I didn’t speak to Koeman, but sacking him was the easiest. You have to let him work.’
‘You have to give him time to manage the team after a lot of changes’
‘The situation at Barcelona can be resolved with sporting results and I hope it will happen soon,’ Kluivert said.
But in the meantime, former Barca striker Kluivert has backed Koeman, telling ufabet during a La Liga event: “Barcelona are in a difficult moment and they have to get out of it as soon as possible.
“I haven’t spoken with Koeman but his dismissal is the easiest. You have to let him work.
“The situation at Barcelona can only be fixed with sporting results and I hope that it will be soon.”
Koeman will likely have three more games to fight for his future given Barcelona’s struggles to find a replacement.
The Blaugrana are keen to avoid a stop-gap, hoping to appoint a long-term boss to lead their project if they do decide to move on from their current head coach.