A bemused Ronald Koeman has described the fixed hypothesis over his future as Barcelona head coach as “a little bit unusual”.
It has been a tumultuous debut season for the previous Netherlands boss, who arrived at Camp Nou on a two-year contract in August.
First up, he needed to handle the fallout from Lionel Messi’s in the end unsuccessful switch request forward of the 2020-21 marketing campaign.
A failure to get previous the last-16 stage within the Champions League was a serious disappointment, however an excellent latest run in LaLiga has put them into title rivalry.
They did undergo a primary defeat since early December in opposition to Actual Madrid in El Clasico final weekend, however they’re simply two factors adrift of leaders Atletico Madrid with eight video games remaining.
Up subsequent is Athletic Bilbao within the Copa del Rey closing on Saturday and, talking at a pre-match media convention, a clearly exasperated Koeman didn’t maintain again when requested if failure to safe the trophy would lead to his dismissal.