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Coach Koeman finds an alternative to Suarez

In the summer transfer period of 2020, the Camp Nou team said goodbye to Luis SuSuarez. Who scored 21 goals and had 12 assists last season.

He joined Atletico Madrid in the context of Barca has not found a replacement. The club leaders are said to be pursuing Lautaro Martinez and Memphis Depay, but no agreement has yet been signed.

In the case of not being able to recruit a striker, Barca’s attack will depend on the trio of Griezmann, Lionel Messi and young star Ansu Fati. The adult player from the La Masia training facility can play either on attack or on the flank. He has extended his contract with the Camp Nou team and has a release clause of up to 400 million euros.

In a 4-0 win over Villarreal, Fati shone with a brace and brought in 11 yards for Messi to score. The 17-year-old’s performance eclipsed the Argentinian superstar in Barca’s opening game.

Coach Koeman said: “Fati is a young player and has to seek concentration in every game with his performance. He shows himself a bright future and I feel happy later. Today’s match In the friendly against Elche, one of my criticism was that Fati’s performance was under-optimized Today, I said that he had a great game and depth”.

Coach Ronald Koeman shared before the match against Villarreal: “It is normal for Messi to be sad when a friend leaves. It is part of football. The most important thing for me is how Messi trains. He is the plate. mirrors on the training ground and games. Messi showed that in the last two training sessions, and he has recovered from his injury.”

“Barca has never had a quiet day. We have to think about a change. There will be supporters and opponents. Becoming the coach of the biggest club in the world entails a lot of expectations. There are people who support me and some people do not. I hope people feel more secure to focus on work, “he added.