The debacle of Barcelona before him Bayern from Munich it can cause noticeable changes in the club. Specifically in the coaching staff, which was indicated after the 0-3, they set specific culprits for the situation that the team is experiencing at the moment, especially in the face of the lack of personnel that accumulates in these first weeks and that, far from being solved, continues to worsen with the latest relapses of Martin Braithwaite and George Alba. Ronald Koeman is very annoyed by the management of the culés medical services.
Yesterday there was already an emergency meeting between the president after the game at the Camp Nou Joan Laporta, the vice president Rafa Yuste and the football director Matthew German in which the sports situation of the entity was discussed. There is some nervousness with the image of inferiority that the team reflected after the match against the Bavarians. A 0-3 against a clear candidate for the title on the first day of the competition takes its toll on the team.
But the shots of Koeman they go the other way. The Dutchman is very upset with the medical services of the first team and how they have handled certain situations in the last year. Relapse of Martin Braithwaite, who went from having only “discomfort”, undergoing a conservative treatment, traveling with his team and entering with the culé squad this past Saturday … to having an inflammation of the knee cartilage and having to undergo surgery in a matter of hours. The situation with George Alba, who arrived touched and played against him Bayern suffering a relapse, it did not make Koeman. Those drastic swings are what have filled the coach’s patience.
But are not the only ones. Sonadas have been on several occasions the relapses of Ousmane Dembele, a repeat offender to these injuries. Also Sergi Roberto, who accumulated as many. A very large stain last season generated the injuries of Philippe Coutinho and Ansu The fate. In both cases, the forecasts with both players were much more promising and the reappearance of both was expected that same course. It was not so. In both cases they had to go through the operating room on several occasions and ended up opting for second opinions outside the culé entity. With other players like Gerard Pique O Ronald Araujo Similar situations happened and there were several relapses in their injuries.
Asked for changes in medical services
This same summer, the club tried to sign David Alvarez, current head of physiotherapy of the Betis to carry out the same work in the club. Despite the open negotiations, nothing was finalized with the professional who already knew the house from his previous stage by the hand of Pep Guardiola. The intention was none other than to relieve Juanjo Brau, who currently continues to perform his duties as head of physiotherapy, where Ronald Koeman you have your complaints.
He is in charge of seven other physiotherapists but, according to As, he is taking over the majority of cases and is not delegating to his colleagues to ease the burden. The pressure and discomfort that your decisions are generating are affecting your decision making. Yes, the doctor’s departure was completed Dani Florit, who went from the first team culé to the women’s section due to the complaints and demands of both Koeman as well as the players, who also internally communicated their discontent.
Koeman He wants measures to be taken this year to avoid going through the ordeal of injuries from last year. It remains to be seen how they act Laporta and his team in the face of this situation that causes discomfort to both the coaching staff and the players, the main ones affected by their respective physical conditions.