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Barcelona president Laporta on Koeman presser: We found out at the last minute

Barcelona president Joan Laporta admits they had little warning ahead of Ronald Koeman's Cadiz presser on Wednesday.

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."

Laporta also discussed the situation as Barcelona come off the back of two disappointing results following defeat to Bayern Munich and a draw with Granada.

"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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