Ronald Koeman considering changing things up at Barcelona

Ronald Koeman is willing to change and adapt his system in order to find success at Barcelona according to a report in Diario Sport.

The Dutchman has proven ever since he took over that he has his own ideas about how the team should be run as well as the ability to rectify issues that arise.

Now that his first hundred days has passed in the job he has a clearer picture of the situation and has gotten to know the players at his disposal.

Koeman is said to have drawn up a roadmap that he believes will launch Barcelona in both La Liga and the Champions League.

The absence of a pre-season had a significant impact in his preparations as he’s been unable to implement his ideas and build relationships with the players before the season and having instead to work week-by-week.

He’s given opportunities to players who he felt deserved it, while also remaining conscious of the need to build a settled starting lineup, a recognisable eleven. For Koeman, the settling-in period has been and went. He knows what he’s dealing with now.

The Dutch coach’s favoured system remains 4-2-3-1 but he’s been unable to find players of a consistent profile to populate it. He’s hesitant to use 4-3-3, but hasn’t completely closed the door on it. Koeman is said to be considering trying it and giving important roles to Philippe Coutinho, Pedri and Francisco Trincao.

Featured image courtesy of FC Barcelona Noticias.

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11 Comments

  1. Aliyu ahmad bakori from nigeria says:

    You have to use for coutinho.pjanic,de jong

  2. TSamin says:

    use alena, puig and de jong in midfield. play messi, griezzy and dembele as starter. Later sub on trincao instead of dembele and braithwate instead of Grezzy. You can also again sub on coutinho and and pedri in midfield instead of PUIG and alena

  3. Edward Phiri says:

    Koeman is just failing at Barca. He is giving excuses and buying time. He is failing 😢 😔

    1. pirro says:

      I am in accord with Yoy. Coeman is a mediocre coacher.

    2. Olusegun says:

      Why you saying this ….is he God that doesn’t fail or are going to call God to come down and coach fc bacelna……let he continues or you buy the two players that he wanted as other club do to their coaches.

    3. Srinivasan says:

      First throw messy. Rest will come automatically

  4. Peter says:

    This dude is just a failure let him go. He is useless and lying that he needs time? As barca fans we want to see results and change not losing even to small teams because of his failure?? Noooooo way.

    1. Gerald says:

      He let hood players go and its coming back to bite him.He should go

    2. innocent says:

      its true …. according to history in his coaching issues no clubs have succeeded… he’s been kicking out players at every new teams he coaches minus playing them …. we hope our new president will get rid of him

  5. Mikibliz1 says:

    That’s what he kept saying , when will it happen?

  6. Derrick says:

    Koeman is useless. He and Griezmann should go, if you can’t show for anything then you are not needed at the world’s best club. He came with nothing and should leave.

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