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Ronald Koeman hopes he can coach Barcelona one day

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The Netherlands coach is hopeful of a Camp Nou return

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Barcelona might not be playing football, but that won’t stop us from talking about the future manager of the team, one Ronald Koeman. With no Euros this summer, Koeman has found himself some time to talk about the potential of managing Barcelona.

Koeman admitted that Barcelona did indeed call him to talk about managing the club after Ernesto Valverde was sacked.

“They called me and I said no because of the commitment I have with my national team. After two years, I have the chance to leave. I [basically] have two two-year contracts, so after the European Championships is the time to evaluate. Two years for each major tournament. I can’t leave the Netherlands three months before a competition.”

Koeman | Source

Ronald also admitted that he wishes for a future wherein he can manage Barcelona.

“It doesn’t matter what situation they’re in. I had my best spell as a player there, at Barcelona, and I have lots of love for the city. So, let’s hope that I can coach Barcelona one day.”

Koeman | Source