Koeman refuses to rule out Barca exit

UEFA Champions League

Following FC Barcelona's shock defeat to Benfica on Wednesday night, Ronald Koeman has refused to rule out an exit from the Camp Nou as pressure continues to mount on the Dutch manager.

It has been widely reported that the Catalan giants are considering the idea of parting ways with their head coach, and it appears that the rumours will only continue as the LaLiga side continues to flatter to deceive.  

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After Barca's 3-0 thumping at the hands of the Portuguese giants on Wednesday, "the atmosphere within the board is filled with 'anger with Ronald Koeman'", according to Catalunya Radio journalist Ramon Salmurri.  

In a post-match press conference, Koeman remained tight-lipped about his future, but hinted that he may no longer not have the Blaugrana's backing.  

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"I can only comment on my work with the team. I feel supported by my players and their attitude. I don't know about the rest. I don't know about the club," the 58-year-old said, per Marca.

"I can't say anything about my future because I don't know how the club thinks in that sense. 

"I don't want to answer any more questions about this because it's not in my hands. 

"The final result is hard to accept. It is not the result we saw on the pitch. Despite losing fast, I think the team played well until 2-0. We have had very clear opportunities to score." 

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