The local Catalan radio network RAC-1 claims that Ronald Koeman’s time as FC Barcelona is drawing to a close and that the Dutchman has failed to guarantee Joan Laporta’s confidence with the new president eager to bring his own man into the 2021 season / 22.
Despite winning the Copa del Rey title this year, a disappointing start to the season and a series of recent bad results that put an end to the aspirations of the title of the Catalan national team were fundamental in the decision-making process for Laporta, despite Koeman will have another year to fulfill his contract.
The club is now looking for a replacement for Xavi Hernandez in pole position to return to Barça as a coach. Other names linked to the bank of Barcelona are: Jurgen Klopp, Mikel Arteta, Ten Haag and even Jordi Cruyff.
Last week Joan Laporta and Ronald Koeman met in Barcelona’s exclusive Via Veneto rStated for a meeting where future plans were apparently on the agenda, with the fate of the Dutch coach scheduled to be made official next week, according to the Catalan radio station.