In his official presentation as Barcelona’s new technical director, the Dutchman could not avoid questions about the Argentine, whom he did not hesitate to praise.
With the continuity of Lionel messi in Barcelona turning through the air, the new culé technical director, Ronald Koeman, He arrived with words of praise for the Argentine in his official presentation.
The brand new Barcelona coach told the media: “He has a contract with Barcelona, I hope he will continue here for many years. I am clear that he is the best player in the world and you want to have the best player in the world in your team, not as a rival.”
And he added: “I don’t know if I have to convince Messi. As a coach, I love working with Messi, because Messi wins games. I think he has a contract, that is, he is a Barcelona player. And as of today, of course, he is a player from Barça and hopefully I’ll be here for many years. “
Finally, Koeman closed: “I’m going to talk to Messi to find out what he thinks of Barcelona and how he wants to continue. I am a coach and I will make decisions, not only with Messi, with many players. Messi is different, because he is the captain of the team.
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