Champions League: Marcelo Gallardo sounds like a possible replacement for Koeman in Barcelona

Spain.- As if it were a nightmare, the Barcelona has been thrashed for the second time in two weeks and the Catalan team’s Board of Directors is losing what little patience it had left. Now according to reports from Spain, after the defeat the name of Marcelo gallardo he would be in the orbit of Barcelona to replace Ronald Koeman.

According to RAC1, Barcelona is already tired of the bad results of the team and with the defeat in the Champions League against Benfica they made the search for a new coach intensify, the names that were already handled were those of Xavi Hernández and Roberto Martínez , two great men who Joan Laporta He has on his list, but in the last few hours the Argentine Marcelo Gallardo has joined.

Gallardo who is the current River Plate strategist has been sought by several teams in the world but now that Barcelona is in serious trouble in Champions League He could choose to take his reins, although for now everything is a rumor since there has been no direct contact with the Argentine or the “Millionaire” team.

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The famous “Doll” had already been seen by Barcelona, ​​for some years now and if he had accepted, he would have changed a lot of what is now wrong with the team. As revealed by Mariano Juan, a friend of DT, in 2018 he was one firm away from arriving after the departure of Ernesto Valverde but in the end it was not done and it was Quique Setién who stayed with the position.

For now after the embarrassing Champions League match, Ronald Koeman remains out of danger until this Saturday when one of the good LaLiga games against Atlético de Madrid is played, according to Spanish media reports they would be waiting for the result of this end of week to see how the team performs and depending on what they see they can make a decision.

Marcelo Gallardo has become famous for his good work at River Plate | Photo: Jam Media

Barcelona, ​​like the rest of the teams and in the world, will enter a break of at least 10 days for the FIFA date of October, there could arrive the new position of the team and they could announce changes or if they will remain in their position for more weather.

To this day, Koeman’s team is very far from winning anything, in LaLiga it ranks 6th with 12 points, 5 behind the leader that is Real Madrid. Regarding the Champions League, they are in last place in the group after having lost their matches against Bayern Munich and Benfica, now they have the duel against Dinamo with whom if they lose they would be practically eliminated from the tournament.

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