Ronald Koeman can go out well Barcelona Too much time has passed, but the Dutchman did something during his time at the club that is sure to leave its mark.
Koeman has given protocols to several of the club’s young players, partly out of necessity, and some of them have established themselves as important for Barcelona but also at international level.
Similar to Luis Enrique, Koeman is not concerned about the age of its players. He’s very much attached to the school of thought that says, “If you’re good enough, you’re old enough,” and he has shown that this season Gavi.
In connection Pedri‘s footsteps from last season, Gavi got promoted to the first team and shone. Despite playing less than 300 minutes, he played a major role for Spain when they beat Italy away from home in the Nations League semi-finals on Wednesday, but he’s not alone.
Mingueza and Pedri
Oscar Mingueza and Pedri were last season’s breakout starlets. The Canary Islander has arrived Barcelona already demonstrated his skills Las Palmasbut no one knew whether he would start working with the first team right away or start Barcelona B.
target Philippe Coutinho‘s injury has opened the door for Pedri, and Koeman was happy to let him in. Luis Enrique did the same, trustingly Pedri to join the Spanish squad despite some questioning the decision.
Mingueza made the move up too, and his versatility impressed enough to earn an international calling as well when he made his debut against Lithuania on June 8.
Ilaix and Araujo
Ilaix Moriba and Ronald Araujo also made the leap in the last semester. The Uruguayan had played before Koeman‘s arrival, but he has improved a lot since then and became a star in Barcelonadefense.
IlaixFor his part, he has since left the club because of a dispute with the board about his contract.