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Martinez and the FC Barcelona rumor: "There is no contact"


The Belgium coach has brushed aside rumors making him the successor to Ronald Koeman on the FC Barcelona bench.

Special envoy to Brussels

"More alone than ever", headlined the Catalan daily


, Tuesday about Ronald Koeman.

The situation of the FC Barcelona coach, only 8th in Liga and humiliated by Bayern at the opening of the Champions League, is weakening every day a little more and names are flourishing in the press as to the identity of his possible successor .

If Xavi, Philip Cocu, Andrea Pirlo or Antonio Conte are cited as potential targets, Barça president Joan Laporta would have made Roberto Martinez his priority according to the Spanish press.

Asked by

Le Figaro

this Wednesday at the training center of the Belgian selection in Tubize near Brussels, the boss of the Red Devils spoke briefly on the subject.

Are there any contacts between him and the leaders of Barça?

No, none

,” he says.

And I don't usually comment on rumors

. ”

It's the life of a coach.

You lose three matches and your job is called into question.

And instead,

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Source: lefigaro

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