Koeman read a three minute statement before leaving the conference without taking questions.
"We found out at the last minute that he wanted to make a statement and, well, he's obliged to attend press conferences and he's free to respond or speak as he wishes," Laporta replied when asked about Koeman's statement.
"We respect the coach's decision, but we and the captains found out a bit before."
"Well, we're in a difficult moment and I think that we should have a lot of serenity and wait for a good result tomorrow against Cadiz, because that's what interests us, situations which you overcome with results," Laporta insisted.
"We will move forward and keep fighting. We'll get the ball on the ground, what's important is that tomorrow we play well."
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