Miralem Pjanic has hit out at former Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman, claiming coaching classes lacked depth, ways and concepts in the course of the Dutchman’s spell at Camp Nou.
Pjanic made 19 league appearances for Barcelona within the 2020-21 season after becoming a member of from Juventus, spending the final marketing campaign on mortgage at Besiktas earlier than becoming a member of Emirati outfit Sharjah final month.
The Bosnia and Herzegovina worldwide has been important of Koeman prior to now, accusing the Dutchman of “disrespecting” him following his transfer to Turkey in September 2021.
Chatting with Cadena Ser on Friday, Pjanic attacked Koeman’s strategies as soon as extra, saying: “I used to be very shocked in coaching with Koeman.
“There was no depth, no ways, no concepts. We didn’t put together for the video games.”
Pjanic spent his most up-to-date pre-season at Barcelona underneath Koeman’s successor Xavi, and was way more enthusiastic in his evaluation of the present Blaugrana coach.
“Preparation and coaching was good underneath Xavi, much like what I used to be used to at Juventus, for instance, the place we gained every part,” Pjanic added.
“Now the classes at Barca have quite a lot of depth. Xavi and his workers have been very clear with us initially of the season. They instructed us this yr we must run and go 2000 miles per hour.
“Daily is sort of a sport in coaching at Barcelona now, as a result of there may be a lot high quality within the squad and quite a lot of depth.”
Xavi has led Barca to an unbeaten begin to the season in LaLiga, having overseen a second-placed end after taking on from Koeman halfway by way of final season.