Advert

Latest

4 hours ago
Advert
4 hours ago
Advert

Most Popular

3 days ago
Advert

The Four Huge Names Ronald Koeman Has Told To 'Leave Barcelona Immediately'

The Four Huge Names Ronald Koeman Has Told To 'Leave Barcelona Immediately'

Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman has told Luis Suarez, Ivan Rakitic, Arturo Vidal and Samuel Umtiti that their future lies away from Camp Nou.

Koeman replaced Quique Setien last week and is wasting no time in making bold transfer decisions.

He is eager to sign players but understands he needs to clear the Catalan giants' wage bill, which is the biggest in football.

Advert

The Guardian have reported that all four players are surplus to requirements and will be free to depart this summer.

Image Credit: PA
Image Credit: PA

They have played 805 appearances between them for Barca and have won a slew of trophies together.

Suarez will be the biggest name casualty given his status as the club's third top goalscorer ever.

Advert

He arrived from Liverpool in 2014 and has been a key man while forming a strong bond with club talisman Lionel Messi.

Koeman believes his time as leading striker is coming to a close and the 33-year-old could move back to former club Ajax.

Image Credit: PA
Image Credit: PA

The Uruguayan recently revealed he is desperate to speak with club president Josep Bartomeu to resolve his future.

Advert

More Like ThisMore Like This

1 of 6
Football

Ronald Koeman Has '10 Commandments' To Take Barcelona Back To The Top

He told El Pais: "There is talk of some names that the president gave, of changes that can be made, but nobody told me that they want to do without me.

"If this is the desire of the club, it would be good if the person in charge speaks directly to me. I've been at Barca for six years, enough time to say what they think. It's better to tell me if I am one of the ones they want out. It remains to be seen.

Only Two Barcelona Players Are Pushing For Lionel Messi To Stay At The Club
Football

Only Two Barcelona Players Are Pushing For Lionel Messi To Stay At The Club

published at3 months ago

"I also want the best for the club and my plan today is to continue, but if the club thinks that I am expendable, I have no problem speaking with those who decide."

Advert
Image Credit: PA
Image Credit: PA

While Vidal could be set for a move back to Italy after two years in Spain.

Umtiti, meanwhile, has been ravaged with injury since arriving from Lyon in 2016.

The Frenchman was once regarded as one of the world's top prospects but now aged 26, Barcelona look ready to cash in.

Advert

A cultural reboot won't stop with just these four outgoings however.

Image Credit: PA
Image Credit: PA

Outcast Philippe Coutinho could be handed a lifeline while Lionel Messi's future is yet to be resolved.

Who do you think will leave Barcelona this summer?

Let us know in the comments below.

Featured Image Credit: PA Images

Topics: Football News, Arturo Vidal, Football, Barcelona, Samuel Umtiti, Transfers, Luis Suarez, Ivan Rakitic, Ronald Koeman, Barca

Chosen for YouChosen for You

Bruno Fernandes Heard Ordering Solskjaer To Make A Sub As Man Utd Struggle v PSG
published at4 hours ago

Most Read StoriesMost Read

Football

14-Year-Old Anders Vejrgang Has Now Gone 210-0 On FUT Champs

published at3 days ago

Daniel Marland

Daniel is a freelance journalist for SPORTbible and covers a variety of sports. He also has past experience of working at Manchester United and once locked eyes with Jose Mourinho. He lived to tell the tale.