“I am relieved to say that my players and staff can fully concentrate on the new season,” Koeman writes on Instagram. “The last few weeks have been intense, but I am happy that President Joan Laporta has pledged his support to me and calm has returned. The focus of everyone in the club is the same: building a winning Barça and achieving success!”
Koeman had a turbulent year at Barcelona. There was a lot of unrest next to the field and everything did not go well in sport. For example, there was an early exit in the Champions League and the club did not become a champion. He did win the Copa del Rey with the Catalans.
As a result, there was considerable speculation about the possible end of his employment at Barcelona. That speculation was put to an end on Thursday.
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