Saved by Ronald Araujo at the very end of the match against Granada (1-1) on Monday, Ronald Koeman could however live his last days as Barça coach. According to information from El Mundo Deportivo, the Dutch technician will be on the Blaugrana bench in Cadiz this Thursday evening. But after ? The Spanish daily, well informed on the news of the Catalan club, announces that Xavi Hernandez, the ex-idol of Camp Nou, and Roberto Martinez, the current coach of Belgium, would be the favorites to replace the only goalscorer of the final of C1 1992.
The former number 6 of FC Barcelona is currently at the head of Al-Sadd (Qatar) but would, according to some sources, have a clause allowing him to go free if his former club were to call on his services. Xavi Hernandez could benefit from his past as a player as well as his excellent relationship with Jordi Cruyff, the head of international recruiting. On the other hand, for Roberto Martinez the conditions of an arrival seem more complicated since he must play the semi-finals of the League of Nations with Belgium at the beginning of October against the Blues and that a departure of the Red Devils would cause compensation to be paid. for Barça, which is experiencing great financial difficulties.
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Besides Xavi and Robert Martinez, other names also circulate in Spain: Phillip Cocu, Andrea Pirlo, Antonio Conte or Erik Ten Hag. Also in post with Ajax, the Dutch technician does not seem to be leaving to join the Blaugrana during the season. Monday evening, the RAC 1 revealed that the Barcelona management wanted to take a reasonable time to choose the successor of Ronald Koeman. But she could quickly come under pressure. Especially after the tongue-in-cheek release of Dutch on Monday evening.
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