‘Sargeant’ Koeman is what Barcelona needed

Even before the Messi scandal hit Barcelona, new man in charge, Ronald Koeman, would’ve been under no illusions as to the task he had ahead of him.

The Dutchman was taking over a group of players who had come off of the back of an 8-2 defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League and who were clearly at their lowest ebb for a decade.

To turn around the collective mindset was, in itself, a huge job. Continue reading