Barcelona coach hit Antoine Griezmann. Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has hit back at remarks from Antoine Griezmann that proposed he was being happened of position at the club.
Griezmann launched a not so subtle attack on his new supervisor prior this week, with remarks that his France manager Didier Deschamps supervisor played him in his most grounded position and that he would benefit as much as possible from that – as he did by scoring in the Nations League prevail upon Croatia.
“The mentor realizes where to play me, so I exploit that circumstance, of that position and from the certainty of the mentor and partners,” Griezmann – who is yet to net in three appearances for Barcelona under Koeman – told journalists, as per Marca.
Griezmann plays through the center for France and is at the focal point of assaulting moves, while he is regularly played on the outskirts for the Blaugrana to help oblige Lionel Messi.
In his public interview today, Koeman reacted to those comments and advised him that he was accountable for the choices and determination measure.
“I have spoken with Antoine and I revealed to him that I’m paying special mind to what is best for the group and I believe he’s best on the ideal for us,” Koeman told correspondents on Friday, as per Marca.
“He can play in three positions. He could likewise play as a Number 10 or a Number 9. Indeed, when I was the Netherlands chief, in a game against France, he played on the privilege against us – which is the equivalent at Barcelona.
“I generally approve of Antoine. I can just play one part in every one of the three assaulting positions. I don’t play any players out of position.
“Griezmann can play wide coming inside to his left side foot. On the off chance that he has another position that he enjoys more, that is the circumstance, yet we can’t have 10 parts in a similar job (Number 10).
“I choose dependent on what’s best for the group. The mentor is in control and the players must be at their best when they play.”
The 29-year-old had battled for predictable structure at the club however got 15 objectives in 48 appearances in his presentation season – with his unmistakable quality expanded because of long haul wounds for both Ousmane Dembele and Luis Suarez.
Griezmann is set to shape a key part for Koeman’s side this season with Luis Suarez having left the Camp Nou without a substitution, and it is another look assault this mission.
Much will rely upon the structure and wellness of Ousmane Dembele while Ansu Fati will likewise be looking for a customary spot, with Martin Braithwaite additionally in dispute.