Ronald Koeman is training Elftal at least until the upcoming European Championship. One day he would like to train FC Barcelona.
Dutch coach Ronald Koeman has confirmed his desire to return to Barcelona one day as a coach. Thanks to a clause, the former Barca-Libero could leave the Elftal after the postponed European Championship next year.
“I had a call [von Barca], as I’ve explained many times. But I want to keep my word with the national team. I thought we had Euro 2020 this summer. I am satisfied with the state of affairs with the national team and that is the most important thing for me at the moment, ”said Koeman at Catalunya radio.
Ronald Koeman “in good shape” after heart problems
“There is a clause in my contract that allows me to leave the national team job after the European Championship. But now is not the time to think about it,” he said, but emphasized: “Everyone knows that it is mine The dream is to train Barca. Hopefully I can do that in the future. ”
A possible engagement depends “on your performance and your success as a trainer”. So you need a lot of “experience to coach a team like Barca.” The interview was Koeman’s first public appearance since he was hospitalized with heart problems in May.
Meanwhile, the bond coach is doing better. “I’m happy to be in good shape again. I had a cardiologist exam last week and everything went well. They told me that I still have to take care of myself, but I’m very happy,” Koeman said.