Ronald Koeman addressed the Barcelona fans at the Johan Cruyff stadium before the Joan Gamper Trophy against Juventus.
“Despite Leo Messi’s farewell, we are excited about this season, the team, the new signings, and the youngsters. We are convinced that we will give you many joys,” the coach said.
“The youngsters are the future of this great club.
“It has been very hard to play a whole year without fans in the stands, we are delighted to see you again.”
Moreover, we should mention that the fans were singing Messi’s name during Koeman’s speech.
The Dutch coach is set to start his second season at Camp Nou. Barcelona, In the first season under him, finished third in La Liga, exited the Champions League at the round of 16 stages, and won the Copa del Rey.