FilGoal | News | Koeman responds to Di Marias statement: It is disrespectful


Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman expressed his dissatisfaction with the comments of Angel Di Maria of Paris Saint-Germain about Lionel Messi.

The Argentine winger told French channel “Canal Plus”: “I hope Messi joins us. There is a great opportunity and we have to be calm and everything will develop.”

Koeman responded to the Argentine’s statement after reaching the Copa del Rey semi-finals at the expense of Granada, saying: “It is disrespectful, the mistake of saying something like this, which increases the heat of the Champions League match.”

“I don’t think it is respectful to talk about a Barcelona player,” he added.

Barcelona is preparing for a fiery confrontation in the Champions League final with the runners-up of the last edition. ”

The Dutch coach added: “They are talking about Messi, he is a player in Barcelona, ​​and we have a confrontation in front of them.”

Messi’s future with Barcelona remains unclear, as his contract expires at the end of this season and has not yet been renewed.

The 33-year-old Argentine has participated in 25 matches this season, scoring 16 goals and scoring 7 in all competitions.


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