It’s been more than three weeks since Ronald Koeman was fired, but Camp Nou still talks about the Dutch coach who left Barcelona only in ninth place in the LaLiga, and the team was also terrible in the Champions League, as exemplified by two devastating 0-3 defeats. with Bayern Munich at Camp Nou and with Benfica in Lisbon.
After the match with Rayo, Joan Laporta had a special meeting with the management of Barca and the decision to dismiss the Dutchman was made. Koeman led the club for 14 months, winning one trophy during that time – the Spanish Cup. In 67 official matches under the leadership of the Dutchman, Barca won 40 times, and also had 11 draws and 16 defeats.
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Oscar Minguez on Koeman being released. “The team stopped believing in his ideas”
Now, Barcelona defender Oscar Mingueza spoke about the dismissed coach in an interview with TV3. – The team stopped believing in his ideas and everyone tried to solve the problems in their own way. We weren’t very good both individually and as a team. When it doesn’t get in the way, everyone does what they can, but we didn’t believe what we wanted either. I am sure that now everything will change and improve “- he emphasized.
Moreover, he added, “The cloakroom needed a change. There was no atmosphere that we needed. People were not happy. And when it doesn’t go well, it needs a change.”
About replacing Koeman with a club legend, he said. – Xavi will be very good to us. The idea he came in with looks great. It has a good entrance to our cloakroom. People believe what he says, and this is very important, he concluded.