The new FC Barcelona coach was faced with an unprecedented crisis in the club’s history and was on the brink of losing the most player in its history.
Ronald Koeman’s debut at the head of FC Barcelona was not easy. Indeed, after the humiliation in the Champions League, he had to take the controls of a drifting ship, to do with the departure of Suarez and especially with the desires of departure of Lionel Messi.
Asked by the Dutch channel NOS, Koeman gave an update on this saga and explained that upon his arrival, he went to see the Argentine at his home. The latter seemed clear about his initial desires.
“I went to his house to talk about his future but he was clear about his desire to leave and his displeasure. From the moment he told me he was staying he did everything I expected of him. “, explained Koeman.