Argentina forward Messi, 33, tried to leave the club this summer and called the transfer saga "a brutal drama".
"I can't explain what happened in recent seasons because I wasn't here - there were different players and coaches - but if we fail this season, I will be able to tell you why", Koeman said as Barcelona braces for its return to the European Cup against the Hungarians at home on Tuesday.
"But he's happy. He works hard and wants to be a captain". I have no complaints. He has also had bad luck.
Live coronavirus found on packaging
The CDC said that from a total of 2.98 million samples of food packaging, researchers found 22 samples that tested positive. Over the weekend, China claimed to have found a live trace of coronavirus on frozen fish packaging in the port.
"Maybe, at the moment, Messi's performances could be better. He hit the post (in Saturday's 1-0 loss to Getafe) and on another day that goes in".
Lionel Messi during Barcelona's first defeat to Getafe this season. Photo by Burak Akbulut/Anadolu Agency.
Barcelona kick off their Champions League campaign Ferencvarosi TC at the Nou Camp on Tuesday, October 20.
In that context, and with Koeman's words ringing in the ears of the Barcelona faithful, Tuesday night at the Nou Camp offers the chance for Messi to get back on the scoresheet, and more importantly back on the path to the kind of form Barcelona so desperately need from him.
The six-time Ballon d'Or victor was close to leaving the Catalans earlier in the summer with Manchester City and a few other clubs ready to welcome him.
Two Toronto hospitals have declared COVID-19 outbreaks this week, as the city grapples with an increasing number of cases. CAMH's outbreak is on the smaller side - only two cases have been reported in one location.
Called Capital One's The Match: Champions for Change, the format will be modified alternate shot and will begin at 3 p.m. This will be the third event as a part of "The Match", but it will be the first without Tiger Woods .
Two of Eddie Van Halen's most famous guitars are going under the hammer at auction just two weeks after the rock icon's death. The guitar also includes a white Van Halen guitar pick and 2 backstage passes, one labelled Bertinelli Guest.
While those had mostly cleared up, the 23-time Tour victor opted to wait before attempting to return to the Tour. The 2016 US Open victor finished tied for second at the 2020 PGA Championship in August at San Francisco.
A group of bears killed a zoo keeper at a wildlife park in China , while visitors to a passing tour bus were in panic. Shanghai Wildlife Park said it was "saddened" by the worker's tragic incident in a declaration posted to its website.
Le onze de la " Ballon d'or Dream Team " sera connu au mois de décembre, lorsque les votes des 170 journalistes seront révélés. Il figure en effet avec de véritables ailiers comme George Best, Luis Figo ou Arjen Robben et même avec Lionel Messi.
Earlier this week Mr Andrews said Sunday's announcements would be "much more in the social space than in the economic space". The remarkable result reaffirms the state's downward trend in case numbers after Victoria had just two new cases on Friday .
A £4.6 billion package is being put together to fund the league, which it's understood will take place during the regular season. They had gained the support of the EFL because they included a £250million rescue package for cash-strapped league clubs.
Fiscal support has been a key plank in containing the region's economic crisis, alongside monetary stimulus. We will keep a close watch on indicators throughout the autumn".
Maxwell loses bid to keep sworn testimony under wraps
Department of Justice, which opposed modifying the protective order, did not immediately respond to a similar request. And in July, Maxwell , 58, was charged on several counts related to sex trafficking of minors and perjury.
Paul Mescal wears iconic O'Neill shorts in GQ photoshoot
And Paul admits that he nearly did not go into behaving, contemplating joining the military when he was only 16-years-old. The'Regular People' superstar admits it's been odd finding worldwide fame throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
Ozil Axed from Arsenal's Premier League Squad
He has already been axed from Arteta's Europa League squad and came under fire when he refused to take a pay cut during lockdown. Ozil has spent the past seven years with Arsenal ever since making the switch from Real Madrid in 2013.