Ronald Koeman to remain on as Barcelona boss subsequent season, says membership president Joan Laporta

Ronald Koeman will stay Barcelona’s coach subsequent season, membership president Joan Laporta mentioned on Thursday.

Koeman’s future on the membership was doubtful after a disappointing season through which the Catalan giants missed out on the La Liga title, had been knocked out of the Champions League within the spherical of 16, and solely gained the Copa del Rey.

The previous Netherlands boss nonetheless has a 12 months left on his contract on the Nou Camp and Laporta confirmed in Could they had been “evaluating” the pinnacle coach, whereas Sky Sports activities Information understood different choices had been additionally being assessed.

Nevertheless, Laporta – who took over from Josep Maria Bartomeu as membership president in March – introduced the membership can be sticking with Koeman after a gathering of the membership’s board of administrators on Thursday.

“After this era of reflection, vice-president Rafael Yuste and myself have agreed that we’ll proceed with the present contract that Ronald Koeman has.

“We’re more than happy to see that these talks have borne fruit in a unity of judgment.”

Barcelona have already moved to usher in new gamers within the switch market and secured Sergio Aguero and Eric Garcia on free transfers when their offers with Manchester Metropolis expire in July.

The membership are additionally in talks to increase Lionel Messi’s present deal which is about to run out in the summertime.

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