The Real Betis star and captain had a very bad period with Ronald Koeman in Valencia.
officially became the new head coach ofBarcelona
this summer and he has a duty to bring this crisis-stricken club back to its good days.
has gained a lot of experience during his coaching career.
He has been successful in some teams, such as
national team, and in others, such asValencia
, he has not.
at Valencia in November 2007 and coached the club until 21 April 2008, with the worst possible results, with
claiming relegation, but with the arrival of
, Valencia were able to finish the season in tenth place.
was playing for Valencia at the time and has yet to forget that year:
“It was not the most beautiful experience of my sporting career,
“It was not a pleasant experience, but as I always say: one has to live with everything and what happened at that time.
“I do not want to talk about this issue because honestly it hurts me what happened there, I had a bad time.”
Joaquin is surprised how Koeman has managed to achieve such a high rank in Barca and when he was asked would he ever consider him if he was a chairman in Betis, he replied:
“Not even as kitman!"