Ronald Koeman could leave Everton for Barcelona, says Frank de Boer
Ronald Koeman has worked wonders with Everton this season and he is said to have caught the attention of Barcelona.
Agent Guido Albers, who represents fellow Dutchman and ex-Barca man Frank de Boer, claimed last week the Spanish club want Koeman to replace Luis Enrique.
And De Boer has since spoken out about the 53-year-old going to the Nou Camp, claiming he could have a clause in his contract that allows him to join Barcelona.
Ronald Koeman was a legend at Barcelona
"Normally I think he is [at clubs] for the long term," De Boer told ESPN.
If he gets a call from Barcelona, then maybe he can go… it's his dream
Frank de Boer
"But maybe in his contract, if he gets a call from Barcelona, then he can go because that is always his dream.
“I think he also mentioned it a lot of times that when Barcelona come calling it would be fantastic.
"He would deserve it because he is doing well and he also did well with Southampton.
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“But hopefully for Everton he doesn’t get a call and he will stick there for a couple of years like he did at Southampton.”
Barca are said to be in the market for a new manager with Enrique's current deal with the club set to expire in June.
And speaking to Barca TV in December, the 46-year-old hinted he could call time on his career at the Nou Camp in the summer.
Ronald Koeman could have his head turned by Barcelona, says Frank de Boer
"I have no doubt that I'm at the best team, with the best club, with the best players," Enrique said.
"But there is also one thing about this job that is very hard, it costs me a lot and it's a negative that I have to factor in when considering the next few seasons."
Koeman is a Barcelona legend after making over 200 appearances for the club and being assistant manager there between 1998 and 2000.