Sport Barkley may move on - Koeman

19:46  19 may  2017
19:46  19 may  2017 Source:   Sky Sports

Koeman issues ultimatum to Barkley over Everton future

  Koeman issues ultimatum to Barkley over Everton future Ross Barkley's apparent indecision over his Everton future has led to an ultimatum from manager Ronald Koeman.Ronald Koeman has told Ross Barkley he expects the attacking midfielder to make a decision on his Everton future in one week or the Toffees will be forced to sell the England international.

Ronald Koeman has vowed to fight tooth and nail to keep star Ross Barkley . Fears are growing among the Everton faithful - and within the club - that England midfielder Barkley is eyeing a move in the summer, when his current contract will have just a year left to run.

Ross Barkley needs moving on – he is not good enough to move Everton to where we want to be in 3 years time. Ross will leave EFC and flourish. Koeman may have had a trophy-laden career but as a manager he is similar to Ross has Potential!

Everton manager Ronald Koeman says he is not confident Ross Barkley will be at the club next season.

Barkley's current contract expires in just over 12 months and Koeman has told the England international he will be sold if he does not commit his future to the club by the end of the season.

"If you offer the player a good contract, it means we want him to stay here. If we don't want the player to stay longer, we don't offer him a new contract," Koeman said ahead of Everton's final game of the season against Arsenal on Sunday.

Koeman issues ultimatum to Barkley over Everton future

  Koeman issues ultimatum to Barkley over Everton future Ross Barkley's apparent indecision over his Everton future has led to an ultimatum from manager Ronald Koeman.Ronald Koeman has told Ross Barkley he expects the attacking midfielder to make a decision on his Everton future in one week or the Toffees will be forced to sell the England international.

the question can and will remain- how far does this announcement derail Everton’s ambitions to move forward? Before we ponder on what this means more broadly, what might Barkley be thinking? Is this what Barkley wants to see? Has Barkley done enough to justify this? Koeman ’s side.

Read more on Koeman praises 'focused' Barkley . I have been treated like a criminal - Muntari. 8 May 2017. From the section European Football.

And when asked if he was confident of keeping hold of Barkley, Koeman added: "No, because it is a long time he has been thinking about his future.

"I am not worried because I like to work with players who like to stay.

"We will go on and we're looking for players in that position. If he stays, there will be more competition for him next season."

Koeman also gave his thoughts on striker Romelu Lukaku's bid to win the Premier League Golden Boot.

The Belgium international had led the way before Tottenham striker Harry Kane scored four times in the 6-1 drubbing of Leicester on Thursday night to take his tally to 26 goals for the season.

"Expect a hat-trick against Arsenal away? It will be difficult but we will try to help," added Koeman. "We didn't expect four goals from Kane.

"Even if he doesn't win the golden boot, 24 is a good number of goals."

Barkley decision due Monday .
Ronald Koeman says he will meet Everton's board on Monday to discuss Ross Barkley's future, adding a club statement will follow.Ronald Koeman has revealed he will meet Everton’s board on Monday to discuss Ross Barkley’s contract situation before the club releases a statement about the midfielder’s future.

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