Barcelona presidential candidate Jordi Farre has claimed he has already held talks with Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp about a possible future move to the Camp Nou.
Current Blaugrana president Josep Maria Bartomeu has taken much of the blame for the team’s recent struggles, which hit a new low after Quique Setién was sacked following a humiliating 8-2 defeat by Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarters. reached the surface.
Koeman was brought in to replace Setien/JOSEP LAGO/Getty Images.
Bartomeu, who replaced Setien with Ronald Koeman, has called presidential elections for the spring of 2021, with Faure one of several potential candidates to replace him in the top job.
Ferre spoke to Sport about the direction he would take the club if successful, and while he insisted Koeman would be given a chance to prove himself, he said Barcelona Needs a coach like Klip.
“If Koeman works and does well, he will be. [our preferred manager]Of course, he said. “Obviously, we have our road map and we have already started several discussions with Jurgen Klopp, because we think Barcelona needs such a coach.
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“It’s an extraordinary moment and Koeman is a good solution in the sense that he’s a Barcelona legend, a standard. Because of his character, I think that’s what the club needed now. I want him. I wish you all the best because the challenge is huge.”
Ferre also took the opportunity to challenge Bartomeu’s recent actions, questioning why the current president did not resign after the Champions League exit.
“[He should have left] The day after 8-2,” Ferre said. “I don’t know why he didn’t. It would have calmed the spirits – call the administration and call the elections. Barto is detached from reality and has no idea what the supporters are asking for.
Bartomeu has drawn plenty of criticism / Robert Marquardt / Getty Images
“Things have been done very badly. No one could see that there was a need for a generational change in the squad. On the contrary, players have been renewed without any logical sporting reason. Something that should happen gradually. Was, must be now. Suddenly and more painfully.
“The collapse of La Masia is the worst thing. It is no longer at the standard it used to be. We have practically no players from the academy teams in the reserve team. Instead, they are all signings. “
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