Accordingly, Koeman said he will talk with Lionel Messi on the future of the player, but also warned that they only want to work with players who want to contribute to the team.
Koeman (right) during the launch Barca
"I do not know whether or not persuade Messi," Koeman told the media at the Nou Camp. "He's the best player in the world, and everyone wants to have a player like that in the team, not the rival team. For my part, I would love to work with Messi. He knows how to win and I would be delighted if he decided to stay. "
However, the former name of the 57 year-old added: "I just want to work with players who want to stay here, even if they are not satisfied, please let them speak out."
In the case of Messi, Koeman pointed out: "He's still under contract here. He is still one year. He remains the Barca players. "
Koeman also reporters who demanded be disposed of, the way that Pep Guardiola made in 2008 when he revealed immediately that he did not want Ronaldinho, Deco and Samuel Eto'o in the squad in his first season.
Dutch strategist said: "I will not mention any one individual. I know here have the specific player, in a specific age group, there are skeptics. To respect the players, I will not talk to anyone here. "
About whether this is a screen "transfusion" of their aging players or not, Koeman added: "A player is not necessarily 33 years out of fashion. The only problem is they have no longer desire. There are 20 players that she had no desire at all yet. We need to have the best people for the team. I just want to work with people who are willing to dedicate themselves for Barca ".
Besides, Koeman has shared concerning the 2-8 defeat to Barca before melting Bayern Munich recently. He said: "I am very sad because of this result, like any other Barca fans. It was not the image of the club that we want. An extremely sad day. But after the sad day, he must hope in the good old days.
Everyone knows that Barca how meaningful to me. This is my house. Is challenging. Even in times of beautiful, everything is not easy. It's hard, but I like the challenge, we have players who can help the team win the title. We will have to make few changes. We will have to work hard and put Barca back to peak ".
When asked about the coaching style, Koeman said: "I am Dutch, and we like the ball rather than chase it. The team needs to play with more intensity. "
Koeman signed a 2 year contract but he understood that after the elections in March next, things can change if the chair is a different person. "All I can do is put on good results. I have a 2 year contract and I know that election. Capital but this work has never for sure. "