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Things fall apart at Barcelona, President and Coach Koeman no longer talk to each other

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The once global football brand, FC Barcelona is fast crumbling. At the moment, the tension at the club  is reportedly  so thick it can be cut with a knife.

According to Spanish media outlet CAT Radio, president Joan Laporta and Coach Ronald Koeman no longer see eye to eye. It is claimed they don’t even speak to each other anymore.

Laporta has backed Koeman in recent weeks despite poor results against Bayern Munich  and Granada. However, the defeat to Benfica left the president reeling. .

From what it seems, Koeman is set to get the axe unless he can miraculously turn a corner with the difficult clash against Atletico  on the horizon.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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