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LaLiga: Ronald Koeman says Barcelona are living in the past

Former Barcelona coach, Ronald Koeman, has been on an interview spree since being sacked by Joan Laporta. The two were evidently not on the best of terms, and the Dutchman has not hidden his disappointment, and for the large part, anger against the president.

Koeman is set to coach the Netherlands national team again after the winter World Cup, but until then, has chosen to spend his time speaking about Barcelona.

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Speaking to Catalunya Radio, Koeman spoke about the Robert Lewandowski rumours, not hiding his aversion to the deal that could cost Barcelona up to €60 million. He also got Lewa’s age incorrect.

“Lewandowski is a great player, a guaranteed scorer, but he is a certain age…35? I have my doubts about paying €50-60 million for him, in addition to the salary. He might have two good years of football left in him, but I’m hesistant about signing him,” Koeman said.

Frenkie de Jong’s best spell at Barcelona came under Ronald Koeman, who deployed him as an 8 who attacked the box. Being compatriots, Koeman was asked to comment on his situation and exit rumours, to which he replied:

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