Recently, Barcelona suffered a crushing defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League and did not get out of the draw with Granada in the Spanish Championship. With this, the pressure on coach Ronald Koeman increased.
One of the names considered as a possible replacement for Komen is the current coach of the Belgium national team, Roberto Martinez. The Spaniard tried to dispel any rumours, saying “there is nothing”.
“There’s nothing there, nothing to comment on. Obviously, there are always rumours, that’s normal in football. When you lose three games, there are rumors that you’re going to lose your job. When Things go well, with good results, rumors will always exist, but I have nothing to comment on,” the coach said in a statement. eurosport.
Roberto Martinez leads the Belgium national team since 2016, he finished third in the 2018 World Cup. Prior to this, he coached clubs such as Swansea, Wigan in the UK where he won the FA Cup and Everton.
This Tuesday, Koeman issued a statement at a press conference in which he said he had the support of the Barcelona board.
“The club is with me in the rebuilding position. The club’s financial condition is linked to the sport, it means we have to rebuild the team without being able to make big investments,” he said.