Belgium coach Roberto Martinez will not turn down the chance to manage Barcelona if Ronald Koeman is sacked.
The Dutch boss looks like he’s burned out at a press conference on friday. And admits that Barca may be sacked after having led the team to 3-0 defeat to Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday, having previously lost to Bayern Munich at home with a score. same
Martinez, now in charge of the Belgium national team, is among the candidates to succeed Koeman, alongside Xavi Hernandez and Andrea Pirlo.
Roberto Martinez will not turn down the chance to manage Barcelona
“It’s nothing. There was no contact,” said the Belgian national team boss.
However, he did not rule out those opportunities, adding: “In football you never know what will happen tomorrow.”
“I wake up every morning as if I worked for Belgium until the end of my contract. But I realize that many That situation can happen along that path.”
The Barcelona crisis has gained a new chapter: the possible fall of Ronald Koeman, the current coach of the team. Amid uncertainty about the Dutchman’s continuity. as Barça’s commander, Spanish coach Roberto Martínez denied to ‘Eurosport’ that he would be negotiating with the Catalan team.
Martínez has been in charge of the Belgian national team since 2016 and has been speculated as a possible Barcelona coach on some occasions. But he claims that any connection of his name to the club is just a rumor.
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Well, as you can imagine, I have nothing, nothing to comment. Obviously rumors are normal in football, they are always around. When you lose three games, rumors are that you will lose your job. When things go well and you have good results, the rumors continue and will always be there. But I have nothing to comment at this point.”