Ronald Koeman has been relieved from his managerial duties with Barcelona, following a poor start to the 2021-22 season, after only 14 months in the high-profile job at the Nou Camp.

It came as something of a surprise when Koeman resigned his post as head of the Dutch national team to take the prestigious job in La Ligue. He had agreed a 4½-year contract to manage his country's stars through to the 2022 World Cup a few months after being sacked from his job as Everton manager in October 2017.

But when the opportunity of managing Barcelona came up – the club where he'd spent arguably his best years as a player – he could not say no to his 'dream job'.