Barcelona has just gone through the most terrible season for many years. Only in the 2019/20 season, the team fired coach Catalunya origin to 2 times. And then, the event requires leaving Lionel Messi makes the atmosphere more gloomy part.
Messi led Barca was severely criticized
It's a crisis to the extreme Barcelona. White hand in all 3 fronts La Liga, the Copa and the Champions League, internal unrest team with a series of problems, Messi doubtful story goes ... This is not a team has gained a series title in the past year.
Therefore, when the coach Ronald Koeman decided to leave Holland for inauguration in Barcelona, many argue that such a decision "suicide". He painstakingly built Holland, and now prepare to collect the fruits day. Finals EURO 2021 summer, orange team jersey will be a formidable force. Koeman was supposed to stay for 1 year, while waiting Barcelona stabilized.
Of course, everything has become meaningless because at the moment, Ronald Koeman is the new guide at the Camp Nou. And if do not want to fall into the plight of Ernesto Valverde or Quique Setien, Koeman required to help the team return to winning trajectory.
According to the disclosure, coach Koeman Netherlands intends goods Barca, by bringing about the game Nou Camp was sticking close to you in Holland. Mundo Deportivo According Barcelona next month of the date would be the landing of the players from the land of tulips. Memphis Depay, Georginio Wijnaldum promises will be brought Nou Camp, while Frenkie de Jong was awarded many roles over the previous season.
If you look into the depth of history, the Dutch really charming with Barcelona. Affinity that started from 1973, Johan Cruyff was the first Dutch player dock Nou Camp. Season immediately start to play football here, "Saint Johan" immediately blazing to help La Liga champions Barca after 14 years of waiting. The following summer, a team of Cruyff at Ajax friendly - Johan Neeskens also on the Catalan troops along his opportunity.
In 1988, after Cruyff returning to Barcelona as coach, he brought two former pupils at Ajax, Ronald Koeman and Richard Witschge the Camp Nou, who were with him took the championship trophy First European first in the history of Barca in the season 1991/1992, which was the main Koeman scored the only goal in the final against Sampdoria.
Johan Cruyff left Barca after only a year later, a former teammate of his at Ajax, Louis van Gaal to Camp Nou hot seat. Van Gaal and the game has contributed to the more traditional rooms of Barcelona 2 La Liga trophy again.
On two occasions for a total of 5 years at the Nou Camp, coach Van Gaal earned Barca a series name countrymen: Ruud Hesp, Michael Reiziger, Winston Bogarde, Boudewijn Zenden, Phillip Cocu, Patrick Kluivert, Ronald and Frank de Boer and finally Marc Overmars.
Koeman, De Jong and the Netherlands are expected to revive Barca
In 2003, Van Gaal was sacked Blaugrana, and only half a year later, one of his other pupil in Amsterdam, Frank Rijkaard came here as coach. Meanwhile, the board has been put Barca into question as believing in a young coach without much experience and achievements.
But then the legendary AC Milan, the other Dutch players like Giovanni van Bronckhorst, Edgar Davids and Mark van Bommel continued success. 5 years working here, Rijkaard won 2 La Liga and one Champions League.
In general, the Dutch often achieved success in Barcelona. And this is also part of the reason for choosing leaders Barca Koeman name, hoping auspices of Dutch origin will help the team go through stages Catalunya current crisis.