Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s pressure stroke
Donny van de Beek begins to lose patience. Arrived at Manchester United in 2020 for the sum of 40M € with the label of great hope of European football, the 24-year-old is only a shadow of himself in England. Blame it on an almost non-existent playing time under the orders of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Once again on the bench against Villarreal Wednesday in the Champions League (2-1), the person did not this time contain his anger. At a press conference, the Norwegian tactician issued a warning to “sulky”. “I have a team of internationals and if we want to be successful, we need positive energy, not sulkiness”, he blurted out. “Close your valve”, title on Daily Star. Atmosphere.
Ronald Koeman lets go
Between Ronald Koeman and FC Barcelona, the story seems to have come to an end. The shock against Atlético de Madrid this Saturday night could be his last on the Catalan bench. In the pre-match conference, the Dutch tactician let go with a few punchlines that should make his management jump. “Settlement of accounts”, the title of the Spanish daily AS on this Saturday morning to summarize the situation. “The team, as it is today, will be the same in three months. Young people can be recovered. We always talk about the system, but it is not the system. So if we don’t have real wingers, we have to look for full-backs. If I have the money, I still have Messi here. And I would also have other players to play the best system and dominate ”, he blurted out.
Guardiola’s beautiful statement to Klopp
Respect. And admiration. This is what Pep Guardiola feels about his counterpart Jürgen Klopp. Before the clash between Liverpool and Manchester City on Sunday as part of the 7th day of the Premier League, the Citizens’ tactician spoke highly of his opponent. “Jürgen Klopp and his teams have helped me to be a better manager. He put me on another level ”, did he declare. The person concerned will certainly appreciate it.