Koeman finds wage discount at Barcelona logical: ‘It is about membership love’

Ronald Koeman thinks it is just logical that he and his gamers hand in wage at FC Barcelona in the course of the corona disaster. The coach is blissful that he can supply the Spanish high membership a serving to hand.

‘Relaxation interval has completed Messi and De Jong good’

Barcelona introduced on Friday that, on behalf of La Liga, an settlement has been reached with the gamers’ group on a minimize of 172 million euros in wages and bonuses.

“It is about membership love. I stated that I used to be keen to assist the membership in any means in these circumstances,” stated Koeman on Saturday in his press discuss main as much as Sunday’s house sport in opposition to Osasuna.

“And it’s nice that an settlement has additionally been reached with the gamers. We reside in a time when everybody has to suppose alongside within the curiosity of the membership.”

Whether or not Barcelona can and should enter the winter switch market regardless of the monetary scenario, Koeman couldn’t but say. “We’ve got to see how we’re doing by then”, was the one factor the previous nationwide coach of the Netherlands stated about it.

Koeman has once more included Lionel Messi and Frenkie de Jong in his choice for the match in opposition to Osasuna. Each gamers didn’t journey midweek for the away sport in opposition to Dynamo Kiev to take a break from the busy schedule.

“That relaxation interval has completed each Messi and De Jong good. Hopefully they are going to be utterly contemporary once more tomorrow,” stated 57-year-old Koeman, who just isn’t but certain whether or not Sergiño Dest – who scored in Kiev – is match.

“We’ve got to see if he’s obtainable on Sunday. He has skilled nicely at this time, however we’re not certain but. We’ve got already mentioned who ought to change him if he can not play.”

FC Barcelona-Osasuna begins on Sunday at 2 p.m. Barcelona is barely thirteenth in La Liga after eight video games and has the worst begin to the season since 1991 beneath Koeman.

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