Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman describes January move window plans
Barcelona supervisor Ronald Koeman confessed that the Blaugrana are on the lookout for players to strengthen their squad in the January transfer window. The Dutch tactician, however, conceded that the decision will be made by the club authorities, with groups throughout the continent still feeling the monetary implications of the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking ahead of Barcelona’s La Liga encounter versus Athletic Club (quotes through Marca), Koeman declared that he has already drawn up a shortlist of January transfer targets.
” I have made a list of possible weak points and players that I think it would be intriguing to generate. Any coach always looks to the month of January as a time when the squad can be improved. I am no different, however it depends on the club.”
” The team attempts to play in the very same method whether we are at house or away. We wish to produce risk and have opportunities to rating, however far from home we have not had the effectiveness that a group like Barcelona ought to have.”
” We have actually likewise made errors in defense, we’re a team that produces a great deal of chances, however our conversion percentage is really low.”
Barcelona have been related to the similarity Memphis Depay, Eric Garcia and Gini Wijnaldum in recent months, with Koeman crazy about including more depth and quality to his team. However, the Catalan giants already have a massive wage bill and might require to offload a few players to make room for possible incomings.
Young midfielder Carles Alena is close to signing up with Getafe on a short-term loan offer, while there are question marks over the futures of Mattheus Fernandes and Samuel Umtiti. La Masia graduate Riqui Puig was also linked with a momentary move far from the Camp Nou, but the Spaniard looks set to stay at the club for the time being.
Barcelona are 10 points behind league leaders Atletico Madrid and face an uphill struggle to regain their La Liga crown.