Ronald Koeman keen on Barcelona job as Eric Abidal leaves sporting director role

Ronald Koeman and Eric Abidal

Ronald Koeman has expressed an interest in the vacant managerial role at Barcelona, who on Tuesday confirmed the departure of Eric Abidal as sporting director.

Holland boss Koeman has been linked to the post since the Catalan side were thrashed 8-2 by Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals on Friday, with speculation intensifying following the sacking of head coach Quique Setien on Monday evening.

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