Koeman comments on Suarez’s future,and Confirms: Coutinho is a great player


Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman stressed his lack of knowledge of Suarez ‘s future and praised the performance of young players Pedre and Rqui during the Girona friendly as well as Brazilian star Coutinho

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman said he did not know the future of Uruguayan Luis Suarez,

as well as praising the performance of young players including Pedre and Riqi and Brazilian star Felipe Coutinho.

The Catalan club played a friendly match on Wednesday evening against Girona,

and succeeded in improving its level compared to the previous game, and won 3-1,

scored goals both from Coutinho and argentine flea Lionel Messi scored a double.

Koeman spoke about the improved performance of a team against Girona, saying:

“We played against a better team than Nastic, we played a good friendly match,

we have more than one training session, and there are players who participated throughout the 60 minutes.”

Dutch coach Koeman added about the problem of the offensive line, saying:

“We are looking for the best offensive line possible, and we have players who can play in different positions in attack, and they can change their positions and play in Yemen and forward, so there are many options, and we have to exploit them.”


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On the physical condition of the Barça players, Ronald Koeman added:

“We are in good physical condition, the players have played for 60 minutes, next Saturday will spend 90 minutes, and of course this is an overload, so we have to charge the energy for next week, and prepare physically and mentally.”

Concerning the performance of the young players, Koeman continued:

“We know that we have great players, but first they have to train at the highest level,

and then show him in friendly matches, and if I choose a young player,

I will choose Conrad, I am happy with his performance, and at the level of Ricky and Bedre, in fact, for a great future ahead.”

On the departure or survival of Luis Suárez, Koeman commented:

“If Suarez ends up in the team, he will be one of the lists, and I talked to him in the morning, and we don’t know if he will leave or stay together.”

Ronald Koeman concluded with Brazilian star Felipe Coutinho, saying:

“Felipe Coutinho is working very well, And I think he feels very enthusiastic,

trains and plays well, has high quality, and must be taken into account,

and every player needs the support and assistance of the coach.”

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