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Barcelona coach Koeman dismisses job doubts ahead of Copa final

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has dismissed talk of losing his job if they fail to win the Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao.

Los Cules have the opportunity to avenge their Supercopa de Espana final defeat to Athletic Club on Saturday, whilst also adding a trophy to a season that had threatened to end without one for the Catalan giants, something that has been unthinkable prior to 2019/20.

"It's weird that I have to respond to this kind of thing, I know before the game what will happen if we win and what will happen if we don't win," Koeman explained in his pre-match press conference.

"We've had a 19-game streak and I have to answer questions about my future, I have to accept it but I don't agree with it.

"It's a strange thing, but it's my job, I know I have to deal with this pressure and I know how to handle it."

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