Barcelona supervisor, Ronald Koeman, has reminded Antoine Griezmann that the “coach is in cost” after they disagreed over the ahead’s finest place.
Griezmann began Barca’s first three league fixtures this season on the proper of a three-man assault, however returned to a central function on worldwide obligation with France.
After scoring within the 2-1 win in opposition to Croatia on Wednesday, the 29-year-old mentioned he felt good whereas representing his nation as a result of Didier Deschamps “performs me in my finest place.”
The feedback have been reported in Catalonia as a criticism of Koeman.
Talking at a information convention on Friday, Koeman advised Griezmann to give attention to delivering on the pitch slightly than fear about his place.
“I spoke with Antoine [on Thursday] and I advised him I’m looking for the perfect for the crew and I believe he’s finest on the proper for us,” Koeman mentioned.
“He can play in three positions. He might additionally play as a No. 10 or a No. 9. In truth, after I was the Dutch coach, in a sport in opposition to France, he performed on the proper.
“I’ve no downside with Antoine. I can solely play one No. 9, one No. 10, one No. 7 and many others. I don’t play gamers out of place. Griezmann can play huge coming inside on his left foot. If he has one other place that he likes extra, that’s how it’s, however we will’t have 10 gamers within the No. 10 function.
“I determine primarily based on what’s finest for the crew. The coach is in cost and the gamers have to be at their finest after they play.”
Griezmann is but to attain for Barca this season and was singled out by Koeman for lacking two possibilities within the draw in opposition to Sevilla earlier than the worldwide break.