Sport news Ronald Koeman 'preparing wholesale changes' to take on Getafe this weekend... with Barcelona facing run of four games in 11 DAYS - including two Champions League matches and El Clasico against Real Madrid! Premierleague-News.com
Premierleague-News.com - Wednesday's front page of Sport details that Miralem Pjanic, who arrived this summer from Juventus, Trincao and Sergino Dest, the newest recruit from Ajax, are all ready to start against Getafe.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman is ready to shake up his side with a number of changes to face Getafe this weekend, according to reports in Spain. Koeman is preparing to oversee a frantic four games in 11 days and it is vital he uses the depth of his squad, starting away to Getafe in La Liga on Saturday.Wednesday's front page of newspaper Sport details that Miralem Pjanic, who arrived in the summer from Juventus in a £54million move, Trincao and Sergino Dest, the newest recruit from Ajax, are all ready to start at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez. Barcelona 'are planning a number of changes' to face Getafe in La Liga at the weekend Ronald Koeman is reportedly planning to shuffle his side with four matches across 11 days RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next 'We are like an old married couple... I always fall asleep... 'Ronaldinho is the best player ever': Gerard Deulofeu hails... 'Come and join us!': Barcelona's under-fire star Antoine... Barcelona 'could make shock move for Manchester United's... Share this article Share Barcelona's packed schedule includes El Clasico at home to Real Madrid on October 24, sandwiched between two Champions League games. Koeman's side face Hungarian side Ferencvaros in their Group G opener on October 20 before facing Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus on October 28. Pjanic, Trincao and Dest are yet to start any of Barcelona's opening three games, having been handed fleeting roles off the bench. Koeman's South American stars - including Lionel Messi (left) and Philippe Coutinho (right) - could be rested with such little preparation time once they return to Barcelona on ThursdayThe international break has complicated Koeman's preparations for the visit to Getafe with a number of players due back late on Thursday.
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.His South American stars, including Philippe Coutinho and Lionel Messi, could even be given an extra day's rest after such long travel commitments for their countries. They sit fifth in La Liga after three games played with two wins - against Villarreal and Celta Vigo - and a draw with Sevilla. Barcelona are unbeaten in three league games under Koeman with two wins and one drawKoeman has persisted with a 4-2-3-1 formation, spearheaded by Messi, in a bid to maximise Coutinho in a No 10 role.The club typically adopted a 4-3-3 from youth teams to the first team but Koeman has stuck to his guns and has trusted the same personnel more or less in his first three games with Coutinho the pick of the bunch. The Brazilian has been thriving and flanked by Ansu Fati and Antoine Griezmann, Koeman has created an exciting and dynamic front four as he looks to wrestle back the title from rivals Real Madrid. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next 'We are like an old married couple... I always fall asleep... 'Ronaldinho is the best player ever': Gerard Deulofeu hails... 'Come and join us!': Barcelona's under-fire star Antoine... Barcelona 'could make shock move for Manchester United's... Share this article Share
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