Ronald Koeman holds showdown talks with new president Joan Laporta ‘lasting only HALF AN HOUR’ with the future of Barcelona coach Nou Camp to be decided after a difficult season
- Ronald Koeman has held talks with Joan Laporta in the club’s Camp Nou office
- The conversation involving Koeman’s representative only lasted half an hour
- The outcome of the meeting held on Tuesday has yet to be determined
Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman held talks with Joan Laporta in the club’s Nou Camp office on Tuesday to discuss his future at the club.
According to Brand, the conversation in which Koeman’s representative, Rob Jansen, was involved, only lasted half an hour.
The outcome of the meeting has yet to be determined, with Koeman facing an uncertain future after missing the title.
Ronald Koeman (photo) had a conversation with Joan Laporta in the Barcelona office on Tuesday
Barça were in an excellent position to win the league, but they held on in the final weeks of the season, allowing Atlético Madrid to win the trophy, with Real Madrid as their biggest challengers.
Plus, the Nou Camp giants are struggling financially, with new president Laporta heading into a summer of change.
As a result, the Barcelona manager was forced to do so sit down with Laporta to discuss what happens next in the club.
The outcome of the meeting with club chairman Laporta (center) has yet to be determined
The conversation in which Koeman’s representative, Rob Jansen, was involved only lasted half an hour
The pair would talk about his future at Barcelona as well as his plans for the summer transfer window.
While the details of the conversation have yet to be announced, iIt is believed that a decision on Koeman’s future at the club will be released shortly.
Speaking earlier about his role as Barcelona manager, he said: ‘I don’t think this will be my last game. I don’t know, but you talk about it a lot.
He added: ‘I am calm. If the club wants to change something, they have to talk to me. ‘
Regardless of who the Barcelona manager is next season, the pressure will increase to get the club back to the top of Spanish football.
The Catalan giants have now gone two seasons without a LaLiga success, finishing third and second in 2020-21 and 2019-20.