Miralem Pjanic’s departure to Besiktas has induced fairly a stir at Barcelona. The Bosnian spoke frankly about his expertise working below Ronald Koeman, claiming it to be one of many strangest relationships he’s ever had with a coach. Koeman, he claimed, disrespected him and handled him like a young person.
Based on Mundo Deportivo, nevertheless, Koeman’s causes for not selecting Pjanic had been right down to traits quite than high quality. Koeman is aware of Pjanic is a proficient participant, however believed that the Bosnian’s fashion of play didn’t go well with what he wished out of his midfielders. He noticed him as too defensive.
For Koeman, the participant who sits within the pivot wants to have the ability to stress the opponent excessive up the pitch, much more so than Sergio Busquets does. That’s why Koeman selected Frenkie de Jong over Pjanic, who was schooled primarily within the slower artwork of Italian defending. Koeman by no means requested for Pjanic; he was foisted upon him by the Barcelona board. He was by no means his participant.