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New Barcelona coach Koeman wants to keep hold of Pique

New Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman wants to keep hold of Gerard Pique.

There had been doubts about the future of long-serving defender Pique after the 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich earlier this month, as he volunteered to leave the club if they needed "fresh blood".

But AS says Koeman has spoken with Pique regarding his role next season and would like to keep him for the 2020-21 campaign, although the futures of a number of other key players may not be so secure.

The futures of Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets and Luis Suarez remain uncertain, and Koeman is expected to speak to each senior player in the coming days to discuss their futures at the club.

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