Barcelona appoint Ronald Koeman as new coach | Football News – Times of India


BARCELONA: Barcelona have appointed Ronald Koeman as their subsequent coach, the membership mentioned in an announcement on Wednesday, because the Catalans look to rebuild after their 8-2 thrashing by Bayern Munich within the Champions League final week.
Koeman, who has left his function as supervisor of the Netherlands, has signed a two-year-deal with Barcelona, who sacked Quique Setien on Monday after he presided over the membership’s worst defeat ever in European competitors.
Koeman, who will probably be formally offered on the Camp Nou stadium afterward Wednesday, is dearly cherished at Barca for his function in Johan Cruyff’s vastly profitable facet referred to as the ‘Dream Group’ and for scoring the purpose that delivered the membership’s first ever European Cup in 1992.
The defender later turned the membership’s assistant coach earlier than embarking on a profession as a head coach, managing Dutch sides Ajax Amsterdam, PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord plus Premier League sides Southampton and Everton and La Liga’s Valencia.
“Barcelona and Ronald Koeman have come to an settlement for him to be the crew’s coach till 30 June 2022,” mentioned Barca’s assertion.
“A membership legend and Barca’s hero at Wembley who gave followers their first European Cup, Koeman is coming again to the Camp Nou. However this time he will probably be within the dugout to guide the crew.”


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