Nuno Espirito Santos, Ronald Koeman, and Dean Smith are just a few of the managers let go in recent weeks. Due to the demands of modern football, a head coach or manager's job is constantly difficult, as they bear the burden of poor performance.
One of the clubs known to raise world class players is Barcelona. They know how to identify good talented players they build them to become world class. Their all time best goalkeeper in football history is Victor Valdes. The Spanish goalkeeper played for Barcelona from 2002 to 2014.
Following the surprising declaration of Louis Van Gaal over his fight for Cancer, Dutch football federation has now decided to part ways with him after the coming 2022 World Cup in Qatar, with former Barcelona head coach, Ronald Koeman poised to take over the reigns from 2023 in a three-year contract.
Nico Gonzalez Barcelona has announced the high profile free transfer of Ivorian midfielder Franck Kessie to their squad. This transfer move is expected to pile a lot of pressure not only on Frenkie De Jong’s transfer to Manchester United, but also the release of Nico Gonzalez whose future at Camp Nou is now becoming foggy.
After a two-year fantastic spell at the Wanda Metropolitano, Uruguayan international and former Liverpool and Barcelona star striker, Luis Suarez is poised for sensational free exit with Atletico Madrid officially announcing the decision. Signing for the Diego Simeone's side back in the summer of 2020 after being ejected from Nou Camp by then manager, Ronald Koeman, Suarez has continued to impress, with him bracing a massive 32 goals in just 65 appearances for the White and Red army.
There are 4 categories of footballers in the world. The goalkeeper, the defenders, playmakers and finishers who are mostly strikers. Here are the all time top scorers in every category in football. 1. Cristiano Ronaldo - The Portuguese footballer is the forward with most goals in football history.
Villarreal vs Barcelona Barca’s traumatic campaign has been well documented but perhaps with club legend Xavi now at the helm a new dawn approaches? A slender derby win over Espanyol was certainly a step in that direction even if confidence and dominance of the ball fell away in the second period with spurned chances offered up.
Managing to play for your dream club is one achievement. However getting the chance to also manage the same club is another big achievement. Here are the 5 players who fulfill their dreams of managing Barcelona. 1. Johan Cruyff - He played for Barcelona from 1973 to 1978.
There are those defenders who prove that they can do more than their defensive roles by scoring and giving assists for their clubs and country. Ronald Koeman is the all time defender with most goals in football history. The Dutch footballer scored 253 goals in his career. He scored 83 goals for Barcelona in 262 appearances, 63 goals for PSG and 31 goals for Ajax.
have observed that these teenagers have improved their teams' fortunes this season It's encouraging to see young players step up for their teams in crucial games. I'll show you the seven young players that are presently doing well this season. 1. Gavi: Since making his debut under Dutch manager Ronald Koeman, the Barcelona starlet has done very well for the club.
Xavi came to rescure Barcelona from its poor performance in the begining of the season. The previous couch Ronald Koeman, led Barcelona in facing heavy defeats that made Barcelona owner Joan Laporta to sack him. Since Xavi took full responsibility as Barcelona couch, he has helped the team to move up to position 2 in the Laliga league.
Five months after getting sacked by La Liga giants, Barcelona, Dutch tactician, Ronald Koeman is now set for a sensational return to the Netherlands national team with him poised to replace ex-United Manager, Louis Van Gaal immediately after the 2022 world cup in Qatar. As confirmed by reputable Dutch Journalist, Mike Verweij, the 59 year old has an agreement in place with the Holland Football Federation and will now be in charge of the national team once the World Cup campaign is over, with Van Gaal fighting Cancer which has hampered his plans to continue with management.
Real Madrid overcame Barcelona 3-2 in their most recent El Clasico, although it was clear that Barcelona was close to winning the game. Los Blancos won a close battle against Barcelona, as their winning goal came in the final minutes of the game. Real Madrid defeated Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup with a goal from Valverde in the 98th minute.
When the summer transfer market begins, there can be no doubt that the Barcelona football club will be eager to add to their present roster by bringing in some new faces. The Camp Nou side had a terrible start to the 2021/2022 season, which resulted in the firing of Ronald Koeman as manager and the hiring of Xavi Hernandez as the club's new boss.
Barcelona are beginning to make preparations for how they will construct a formidable squad for the next season as the summer transfer market draws near. There have been a few recent additions, and there are sure to be numerous more departures over the coming several weeks. However, Xavi Hernandez may give some of the players who are presently on loan the opportunity to demonstrate to him why they should be part of the club for the next season.
Ronald Koeman the former Barcelona manager is making a comeback in the football world once again. Koeman parted ways with Barcelona after a run of poor results. The Dutchman has been off the radar and silent since his sacking. However, he is making a comeback as a National Team football manager.
Goalkeeper. It is unsual for goalkeepers to score because they spent most of their time in the penalty area. The prolific ones are those who take free kicks and spot kicks or even contribute during final whistle when corner is being taken. Rogerio Ceni. He is the most prolific goal scorer of his time and generation, active between 1990 to 2015.
Done Deal: According to reports by Dutch outlet OnsOranje, former Barcelona head coach Ronald Koeman will take over from former Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal as the Netherlands national team head coach after the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. According to reports by Manchester Evening News MEN, former Sir Alex Ferguson assistant at Man United Steve McClaren is under consideration to a return to Old Trafford as Erik Ten Hag's assistant should the Dutchman be appointed as United's next manager.
Ronald Koeman has questioned Barcelona's motives following their €55 million (£56m/$61m) winter transfer deal for Ferran Torres, expressing his confusion over why Lionel Messi had to leave six months earlier. Messi departed Camp Nou after 20 years on Barca's books last summer as the club were unable to tie him down to a new contract after exceeding La Liga's wage limit, with the seven-time Ballon d'Or winner subsequently heading to Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer.
Real Madrid and Barcelona, two Spanish La Liga Santander heavyweights, have developed as one of the strongest rivalries in the round game, and have both ruled the world of football for decades, both in the native top-flight league and in European championships. Real Madrid had been projected as the runaway League Champion as well as one of the favourites and strong challengers for the UEFA Champions League title until their recent exit from the Spanish Copa Del Rey against Athletic Bilbao.