Advert

Latest

11 minutes ago
Advert
23 minutes ago
Advert

Most Popular

a day ago
Advert

Ronald Koeman Responds To Lionel Messi's Criticism Over Luis Suarez's Departure

Ronald Koeman Responds To Lionel Messi's Criticism Over Luis Suarez's Departure

Ronald Koeman is not taking any blame for the way in which Luis Suarez has left Barcelona.

The Uruguayan had an emotional Barcelona farewell on Thursday before he signed a two-year contract with Atletico Madrid.

Lionel Messi's farewell message to Suarez saw him rip into the club for the way they treated the club's third highest ever goalscorer and prompted responses from the likes of Neymar, Dani Alves and even Suarez himself.

It was reported that Suarez was told he was not in the Dutchman's plans in a brutal phone call that lasted just a minute but the new Blaugrana boss clams it was not his decision to move him on.

Advert

"It's normal for him to be upset about the fact a great friend has left," Koeman said about Messi's social media post, as per Metro.

"'But I have no doubts about Messi. I have seen him train.

'It seemed like I have been the bad guy in this movie and it's not like that. It was the decision of the club. I respect Suarez a lot and wish him all the best at Atlético Madrid.'

More Like ThisMore Like This

1 of 6
Football

Ronald Koeman Makes Honest Admission About Luis Suarez Transfer Saga

Advert

Suarez replied to Messi thanking him for the kind words but also threw a little shade at the board.

Advert
Neymar Responds To Lionel Messi Slamming Barcelona Board Over Luis Suarez Departure
Football

Neymar Responds To Lionel Messi Slamming Barcelona Board Over Luis Suarez Departure

published ata month ago

He wrote: "Do not forget what I told you 'I continued enjoying and showing that you are the ONE for something' and that 2,3 or 4 do not cloud how GIANT you are for the club and for the world of football.

"I love you a lot friend and we are going to MISS you, us 5."

Topics: Football News, FC Barcelona, Football, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Barcelona news, Ronald Koeman

Chosen for YouChosen for You

Harry Kane Has Broken Paul Scholes' Single-Season Premier League Assist Record And It's Only October
published at11 minutes ago

Most Read StoriesMost Read

Football

33 Percent Of Players Admit Losing A Game Of FIFA Would Ruin Their Day

published ata day ago
Khabib Nurmagomedov Didn't Want To Hurt Justin Gaethje In Front Of His Parents

Josh Lawless

Josh is a sports journalist who specialises in football and wrestling. He has been published by Curzon Ashton FC, Late Tackle, Manchester City FC, The Mirror, Read Man City and Manchester Evening News. He provides coverage of professional wrestling and has interviewed some of the biggest names in the field - including the first UK interview with The Hardy Boyz after their return to WWE. He has never sported a pair of Lonsdale Slip-ons, contrary to reports.