Former netherlands manager Ronald Koeman to remain at barça despite pressure on the the dutch tactician to be relieved of his duties at Nou Camp .
Ahead of barça super tie in the LaLiga with harsh rivals Atletico madrid later today , club president Joan Laporta has further assure the former everton , southampton Manager of his support and plays down any sack speculations .
Ronald Koeman to remain at barça
Ahead of tonight game, Laporta: “I spoke directly with Koeman in the last hours and I decided for him to stay. Ronald loves Barcelona, he trusts this team – I’m sure he can do his best to change the situation. The relationship is good & I ask the fans to support him as Koeman is culé”.
Following a run of poor performance across all competitions for barcelona , Ronald koeman fell under heavy criticism , with many calling for his sack.
Meanwhile barcelona have linked with some host of managers including former club legend xavi , spanish national team manager Luis Enrique , Pep Guardiola have also been tipped of the job as well as mauricio pochettino and Antonio Conte .
However tonight test against Atlético madrid may be koeman’s final chance to turn things around or be shown the exit door at the Nou Camp .