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Memphis Depay deal nearly done with Barcelona, says Ronald Koeman

Memphis Depay says he wants to play under Ronald Koeman again, while the Barcelona coach confirmed that a deal is "almost there". The Netherlands star's contract at Lyon expires at the end of the season and a move to Camp Nou has long been touted. The 27-year-old was reported to...
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Ronald Koeman Confirms Memphis Depay to Barcelona is 'Nearly Done'

Ronald Koeman has confirmed that Memphis Depay is close to joining Barcelona after the Lyon star admitted it his "his dream" to play under the legendary Dutchman at Camp Nou. Depay worked with Koeman while the latter was Netherland's boss, and has been linked with a switch to Barcelona. The LaLiga giants tried completing a move for the 27-year-old last summer, but were unable to match the £23m transfer fee set by Lyon.
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Pep Guardiola backs Ronald Koeman over Barcelona stay

Former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola has offered his firm support to Ronald Koeman‘s stay at the Camp Nou. Koeman’s position was rumoured to be under real threat following La Blaugrana’s poor end to the 2020/21 La Liga season despite still having a year left on his contract. The Dutchman’s continuation...

Barcelona to sign Gini Wijnaldum & Memphis Depay 'imminently' as Ronald Koeman stays

Ronald Koeman staying at Barcelona this summer will pave the way for the club to sign Netherlands internationals Georginio Wijnaldum and Memphis Depay on free transfers 'imminently', with both players particular targets of the under-pressure coach. Koeman’s position appeared at risk following the presidential election in March, with new Camp...
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Ronald Koeman to remain as Barcelona boss for 2021-22 season, Joan Laporta confirms

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has confirmed that Ronald Koeman will continue in his position as head coach for the 2021-22 season. Koeman has just completed his first full campaign in charge at Camp Nou, having initially been drafted in to succeed Quique Setien in the dugout last summer, and managed to deliver silverware in the form of the club's 31st Copa del Rey title.

Barcelona confirm Ronald Koeman will stay on as manager as Jordi Cruyff joins

Ronald Koeman will remain in charge of Barcelona after "very frank and straight" conversations, says club president Joan Laporta. Koeman is under contract until the end of next season but his position was under threat according to reports. But Laporta said Barca have opted for "continuity" over Koeman's contract. Earlier...
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Barcelona Confirms Ronald Koeman Is Staying As Manager

There will be plenty of change at Barcelona this summer, but one area that is remaining a constant is the coaching staff. Ronald Koeman will be back for a second season as manager, club president Joan Laporta confirmed Thursday. Under Koeman, Barcelona won the Copa del Rey, but it was eliminated in the round of 16 of the Champions League by PSG and finished third in La Liga behind Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid despite having ample opportunity to seize control down the stretch of the Spanish league race.

Joan Laporta 'forcing' Ronald Koeman to change formation & management style

Barcelona president Joan Laporta is believed to have told manager Ronald Koeman that the Dutchman must change the way he sets his team up if he wants to avoid being sacked. After weeks of flirting with other candidates, Laporta has finally committed to Koeman - who has even agreed to a pay cut just to ensure he gets to stay at Camp Nou for at least one more year.

Joan Laporta announces that Ronald Koeman will continue at Barcelona

Joan Laporta has announced that Ronald Koeman will continue as Barcelona coach for the 2021/22 season according to Mundo Deportivo, fulfilling the deal the Dutchman made last summer with the Blaugrana and then-president Josep Maria Bartomeu. The decision comes after a period of reflection by Laporta on the direction the club was going in.

Ronald Koeman to take pay cut & remain Barcelona manager

Ronald Koeman is set to remain as manager of Barcelona - but only after taking a pay cut. The Dutchman took over last August amid significant turmoil both on and off the pitch. Since then he has steadied the ship, leading his side to Copa del Rey glory but falling well short in both La Liga and the Champions League.