Ronald Koeman claimed he has no issues with Barcelona president Joan Laporta after suggestions of a fractured relationship between the pair.
Barca limped to a third-place finish last term in LaLiga – seven points behind champions Atletico Madrid – and were knocked out in the last-16 stages of the Champions League by Paris Saint-Germain.
Laporta subsequently undertook a managerial replacement search in June before deciding to stick with Koeman, who said to NOS some of his president’s previous comments were “not wise”.
However, ahead of the Champions League clash with Bayern Munich on Tuesday, the Catalan club’s head coach offered assurances on his relationship with Laporta.
“Our relationship is good,” Koeman told Monday’s pre-match news conference. “If there are things, we talk about them.
“We want the best of the club, which is always the most important thing.
“I don’t have a problem with the president and we talk about things about the club, a perfect relationship for me. We’ve had little things, but we’re fine.”
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