It is rightly said that "everything rises and falls on the shoulders of leadership." This saying is especially true because leaders are the ones who steer the ship of any organisation, either to safety and prosperity or to doom and penury. FC Barcelona official logo (Photo: The sun)
Ronald Koeman should brace up for a tough test as he leads Barca in their first official match on 27th of September, 2020. The Dutchman took the helms of affairs at the club after the sack of Quique Setién. FC Barcelona were very poor last season as they finished 2nd in the league and lost the quarter finals to Bayern in Lisbon. Barcelona first five fixtures are one of the toughest matches play. The team is going to kickstart their campaign against Villarreal on Sunday. They later travel to Celta Vigo 3 days
Following a dominant display against Granada in the Nuevo Los Carmenes, Barcelona travel once more to the south of Spain to face another Andalusian outfit in the span of three games, this coming in the form of Real Betis Balompié. Barça’s memories of this particular fixture are rather fond, as each of Ernesto Valverde, Quique Setién and Ronald Koeman has racked up a mouth-watering victory over Los Verdiblancos. The last time the two teams faced, Barca needed the brilliance of star man, Lionel Messi to win
Football clubs have now become fond of sacking their head coaches when the results are not good. The era of Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger is over when managers spend twenty years in one club. Nowadays, instant results are more important thing than process and long-term building.
On the 19th of August 2020, Koeman was announced as the new manager of Barcelona, on a two-year contract until 30 June 2022. Ronald Koeman took over after Quique Setién had been dismissed from the managerial post following a disastrous 8–2 defeat to Bayern Munich in the quarter-final of the 2019/2020 UEFA Champions League competition.
OPINION: Barca Will Lose Their Next 3 Matches If These Star Players Don't Play Full-Time (Pictures). Since the exit of Barcelona's former coach, Quique Setién, the club has been performing wonderfully and this outcome is attributed to the hard-work of the new coach, Ronald Koeman. On a positive note, I realized some things about the club's coach and his selection in matches. This makes me feel he needs to keep using some players for full time appearance in matches. In this article, SportsBanger is saying that,
Former Barcelona manager Quique Setien is still hanging around the club, hoping to collect his due amount, after he was sacked without seeing out the contract he signed in January. Quique Setién wants €4M from Barcelona. — SER According to reports, Barcelona are suppose to pay him €4M, but the club are reluctant to meet his demand, because the board feels setien wasn't the one in charge of the team, but his Assistant Eder Sarabia ❗SER got access to the letter Barça sent to Setién explaining the reasons
Since Neymar’s departure to Paris Saint-Germain in 2017, Barcelona have struggled to fill the enormous void left by the Brazilian forward. Ousmane Dembélé arrived for a club record fee of €105 million with €40 million in potential add-ons, a record soon eclipsed by the signing of Philippe Coutinho, but neither have managed to nail down a starting spot. Malcom joined from Girondins de Bordeaux for €41 million + €1 million in bonuses, but he was sold a year later to Zenit after being used sparingly
Things haven't quite gone to plan for newly appointed Barcelona coach, Ronald Koeman at the helm of affairs at Camp Nou. The dutch tactician is still yet to stamp his foot prints on the current Barca squad, as results haven't really been encouraging in recent matches. After Barcelona had a tough time last season, under former manager Quique Setién with the Blaugrana's finishing the season without a major trophy, something that hasn't happened at the club in recent years. Not only did they miss out on the Spanish
Ronald Koeman started his campaign in the UEFA Champions League this season on a winning note. The Dutch international took over from Quique Setién who was sacked after humiliating exit from the Champions League in hands of Bayern Munich last season. Also, Barcelona finished the 2019-20 season without a trophy. Meanwhile Ronald Koeman has only suffered one defeat in the league which came in the hands of Getafe over the weekend. Last night, Barcelona recorded a 5-1 win over Ferencvaros at the Camp Nou on Tuesday
Ronald Koeman’s arrival was a highly debatable matter in Catalonia, both among the fans and the media alike. The Dutchman is a Barcelona legend, there are no two ways about, but came in as a man whose reputation preceded him, and not necessarily all in good ways either. He was touted to be a man set in his ways, adamant on doing things the way he envisioned them from start to finish. Some may say this is exactly what Barcelona had lacked prior to his arrival. After all, managerial stints post the Luis Enrique
"He was disrespected" Fans react after Quique Setién promises to take legal action against Barcelona
Former Barcelona football club of Spain head coach Quique Setién has promised to take his former Employer to court after he was sacked verbally earlier, and he was just informed about his sacking officially on Wednesday. Quique Setién writes that the club's president Josep Maria Bartomeu did not inform him about his sacking, with no settlement mentioned. Setien was announced sacked by Barcelona in August after the club's embarrassing 8-2 loss to German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich in the quarter final
These are 6 Famous Club Legends Who are now Coaches. Manager #6. Ronald Koeman, the new manager of Barcelona was announced on the 19th of August 2020. he was given a 2-year contract after Quique Setién lost to Bayern Munich in a Humiliating manner. Manager #5. Frank Lampard became the new head coach of Chelsea on the 4th of July 2019. he signed a 3-year deal, he was humiliated by Manchester United in his first competitive game of the season, Chelsea lost 4--0 to United. Manager #4. Andrea Pirlo was appointed
Barcelona form seems to have turn the corner since Ronald Koeman was appointed as manager. Recall that Barcelona suffered a terrible 2019-2020 season ending without a silverware under Quique Setién. Real Madrid picked up the La Liga title ahead of Barcelona and Lionel Messi side were humiliated by Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League. Ronald Koeman has been appointed and Barcelona have picked up two wins from two games played so far n the new campaign. Lionel Messi who initially revealed intentions to
Dear Ronald Koeman, I am writing this letter to you just because I am happy with how you have managed to bring back the team to winning ways, I want to, first of all, say a big thank you for taking us to the Spanish Super Cup final. When you took over the coach position from Quique Setin in the beginning, your style of passing was too slow. It was not as usual as the Barcelona Tiki-Taka. You also changed the Barcelona formation from 4-3-3 to 4-2-3-1 which made me doubt that you won't bring back the glory of
Football is a team sport where the coach must manage everything to do with the group and set many of the rules. He or she is in charge of taking the reins, of setting the limits... I am not saying that it is an easy task, but it is the price that must be paid, irremediably, for occupying such a position. A consideration that cannot be escaped if you do not want the wardrobe to escape you. To that challenge, all the technicians must face, but it is certain that in clubs as great as the Barça to know to be a
The Pep Guardiola's era as a Barcelona coach was the time Barcelona played tremendously well and they went ahead to win a good number of trophies.After Pep Guardiola left the club, hitherto the club hasn't been the same.
Lionel Messi and controversy with FC Barcelona is a hot topic in the last few months. From his decision to leave the club to his interview against the club board & finally changing his decision to stay at the club clearly shows his problem with the club. Now ex-Barcelona Manager Quique Setién has burst out against the 6 times Ballon D’or winner and questioned his attitude. He said, “Messi is difficult to manage. Who am I to change him!” “He is very reserved but he makes you see the things he wants.
The 2019-2020 season was one to forget for many Barcelona fans. The club failed to defend their La Liga title as they lost the race to eventual winners, Real Madrid. The club looked unsettled all throughout the campaign due to disagreement in the dressing room among the senior players, board and the former coach Quique Setién. If you recall that the former Real Betis boss, Setien arrived at the Nou Camp in January 2020, after the club sacked Ernesto Valverde. His football philosophy at Betis convinced the board
After Barcelona's blowout loss at the semi finals, in last season's Uefa Champions League, in which they lost 8 - 2 to Bayern Munich, it was glaring that a restructuring at the club was imminent. The result saw Quique Setién leave the club in his capacity as head coach a couple of days later. Barcelona brought in a new coach in the person of Ronald Koeman and he wasted no time stamping his authority in the dressing room. Few players were told that they weren't in the coach's plan for the new season. One of