Koeman's Barcelona press conference cut short due to nose bleed again

Ronald Koeman’s Barcelona press conference cut short again as he gets NOSE BLEED for the second time in weeks… before club confirm to worried fans that it is due to ‘blood thinners he takes for heart condition’

  • Ronald Koeman was speaking at press conference ahead of Saturday’s game 
  • But Barcelona boss was forced to cut it short when he suffered a nose bleed
  • He said: ‘Hostia puta’, which translates as ‘holy s**t’ when it occurred 
  • It is not the first time this has happened to Koeman and it is due to medication 

Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman was forced to cut a press conference short after suffering from a nose bleed for the second time in recent weeks. 

The Dutchman was speaking to journalists ahead of his side’s clash with Sevilla on Saturday but had to leave prematurely. 

Koeman reportedly said: ‘Hostia puta’, which means ‘holy s**t’ when the incident occurred. 

Ronald Koeman (pictured here at a previous press conference) was forced to cut Friday’s short after suffering a nose bleed while fielding questions ahead of the Sevilla clash

This is the second time in recent weeks that the 57-year-old has suffered from a nose bleed in a press conference. 

Barcelona have explained that the manager’s nose bleeds are a side effect from blood-thinning medication he is taking, according to ESPN. 

He underwent a heart operation back in May last year having experienced some pain in his chest. 

It was later revealed that Koeman suffered a small heart attack. He had started feeling unwell at home and at the hospital was given cardiac catheterisation. 

Koeman takes blood thinners following a mini heart attack he suffered back home last May

Koeman was frustrated at having to cut the press conference short and said: ‘Holy s**t’

This procedure is when a tube is inserted into a vein or artery and is normally performed without general anaesthetic. 

Three months later, Koeman accepted the position as Barcelona manager and was deemed fit and healthy enough to take on the high-pressured job. 

His team are preparing to face Sevilla away from home in LaLiga before playing the same opposition on Wednesday in the second leg of their Copa del Rey clash. 

Barcelona trail 2-0 and will look to overturn the deficit with home advantage at the Nou Camp. 

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