Ronald Koeman Admits Barcelona Dream And Stays Available To Manchester City Job
Southampton boss Ronald Koeman admits he would like to manage former club Barcelona eventually – but hints he’d be also available to succeeding Manuel Pellegrini at Manchester City.
The Dutchman states his connections using the Catalan giants run deep but additionally suggests he’s in a position to achieve success Manuel Pellegrini if he leaves
Koeman continues to be broadly recognized for leading they in to the top-four race this year despite inheriting a squad shorn of Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren and Luke Shaw within the summer time.
Pellegrini, meanwhile, is pressurized, getting observed his City side allow Chelsea to drag six points obvious towards the top of the Premier League and become outplayed by Barcelona in the Etihad Stadium within the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 clash.
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Getting won four La Liga titles along with a European Cup in six years like a player at Camp Nou, Koeman states he would like to return as coach later on, however the Dutchman suggests he’s also well-placed to accept City job if Pellegrini leaves.
“The whole world knows things i have with Barcelona and just what Barcelona have with Ronald Koeman, therefore if I possibly could become Barcelona coach eventually, I’d be delighted,” the Southampton boss told radio station Cadena COPE.
When requested about City, he added: “I’m buddies with [director of football] Txiki [Begiristain], there’s connection with him and that he has my phone number.Inch