Ronald Koeman insists that he is intereste in Neymar and Mbappe

Wednesday20 January 2021 | 15:10
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The Dutchman declared that he is only looking for the best shape for his team.

Right after the


chief expressed his desire to sign

Lionel Messi


Ronald Koeman

admitted that he would like to have







The Dutchman is more focused on forming the "best possible squad". he said:

"If you ask me if I have interest in Neymar or Mbappe I would say yes, so it's the same."

The 33-year-old has not declared that whether he wants to stay put or move.

"Koeman then said:

"We do not know what will happen and I cannot comment on them (the rumors about Messi leaving), I only know that we seek to have the best possible squad."

The six-time Ballon d'Or winner has received a two-match ban and will not be able to perform in the clash against

UE Cornellà


Koeman said:

"The club has told me that they do not agree with the two games so we will see, there are things that can be defended," said Koeman.

"Hopefully they will reduce their sanction and, if not, we will play two games without Leo."

The 57-year-old argued that the team must move on and improve. He stated:

"We are on the way to improve, the game showed us that we must improve defensively but we continue forward and Leo is very much involved.

"In my opinion, we are on the right path, especially in La Liga, and we have to move forward."



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