GERARD DEULOFEU has slammed Ronald Koeman after his former Everton boss was given the Barcelona job.
Ex-Nou Camp kid Deulofeu spent one season playing for Koeman at Goodison Park in the 2016/17 campaign before being shipped off to AC Milan.
And the 26-year-old winger, now at Watford, has warned Barcelona not to expect any magic from Dutchman Koeman.
Deulofeu told Catalunya Radio: “I can tell you about Koeman from my personal experience, and I have very little to tell you about Koeman.
“He provided me absolutely nothing. I wasn’t happy, I asked to leave and I went to Milan.
“We’ll see how he does at the Camp Nou.”
Koeman was announced as Quique Setien’s replacement yesterday following Barca’s 8-2 hammering against Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
The Spanish giants, who also lost their LaLiga crown to Real Madrid, find themselves in a rare state of turmoil.
And it’s reckoned the entire squad bar seven ‘untouchables’ – including Lionel Messi – are up for sale this summer.
Bold reports also claim Koeman is eyeing a raid on old club Everton for centre-back Michael Keane.
But he may not get very long in the job as the favourite to become Barcelona’s next president has vowed to sack Koeman and replace him with Xavi next year.
And La Masia product Deulofeu insists he has zero interest in the comings and goings at his former stomping ground, adding that things would be a lot better if the hierarchy had put more faith in academy players instead of big-money flops.
Deulofeu added: “The truth is that Barcelona’s situation does not bother me. In fact, right now, I don’t care.
“At Barcelona, they have not had patience with La Masia for years.
“If you give the youngsters time, they learn the style of the first team.
“There are players, many of us have come from there, but not patience.
“Now there will be changes, but they are years behind.”
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