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Barcelona coach Koeman offers Rafinha, Braithwaite different transfer advice

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has encouraged Rafinha to leave.

The midfielder is keen on moving to England - with Everton and Manchester City interested - and Koeman has urged him to depart.

He explained, "For players who do not see many possibilities, it is better to look for a way out. I know Rafinha has been on loan and there is a point where you can't be loaned every season.

"We have a lot of midfielders, we have to find the best for the team. These are technical decisions."

But the situation could be different for striker Martin Braithwaite.

Koeman continued: “Braithwaite? Yes that's right, we want to have two or three players per position. We have made Leo a nine, we can play Griezmann, but they are different players. Martin is more like a nine and he will have his chances, but we want one more."

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