Quique Setién, Josep Maria Bartomeu and Éric Abidal in a press conference of the Barça

DRASTIC DECISIONS

The five unknowns to be solved in the FC Barcelona crisis

Published:16/08/2020 - 21:33h

Updated:18/08/2020 - 01:43h

The FC Barcelona has hit rock bottom to sportive level in the present season and the club has to take drastic decisions to little time to begin the next course

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The FC Barcelona has lived a season escandalosamente bad in which it has not won neither one only of the four titles that there was at stake: in January lost the Supercopa of Spain, in February remained deleted of the Glass of Rey, in July delivered LaLiga to the Real Madrid and this Friday was humiliated by the Bayern Munich in Champions League. This 2-8 of Lisbon has caused a grave sportive crisis and institutional in the club that has several incógnitas pending of solution.

Elections and resignation of Josep Maria Bartomeu

In the first place, it does lacking to know what will happen with the current together directive of the FC Barcelona. From 'FCBN' advance you that Josep Maria Bartomeu does not have thought to present the resignation, although yes it would be possible that posed some elections anticipated. According to several sectors of the press, this advance of elections could arrive in October, January or March.

The trainer of the FC Barcelona

The decision is taken: Quique Setién will not be still in the bench of the FC Barcelona. The bad game of the team with him, his fault of 'feeling' with the players and the fact of have not won any title will precipitate a goodbye of the that only had saved winning the Champions League. Ronald Koeman seems to be the favourite right now, after the rejection that there has been by part of the fans and of a sector of the board in the option Mauritius Pochettino.

The future of Leo Messi

The FC Barcelona follows keeping his plan to renew to Leo Messi before the elections, but his disappointment after the thump in Champions League adds to the doubts that already carried accumulated during the season. With agreement in force until June of 2021, seems that it will follow like minimum until then. From here, the future of 'the flea' could depend of the new president.

Sale of some 'holy cows'

The FC Barcelona already had decisions taken in this regard of some of the most veteran players of the staff, but the ridiculous against the Bayern of Munich could precipitate even some more. His sales will free mass salarial and will leave space to players younger and with more projection of future. The cleaning of changing room that had to do after the disasters of Rome or Liverpool, seems that finally it will arrive after the one of Lisbon.

Signings restricted

It is true that the FC Barcelona wants to touch keys in his staff, but the crisis of the coronavirus has left the arks of the very touched club. It is thus that, before incorporating players, it is necessary to sell some of them. The traspasos of Hammered, Busquets, Alba, Rakitic, Arturo Vidal and Suárez would contribute liquidity and would free mass salarial to do gap to arrivals like the one of Eric García, more realistic, or the one of Lautaro Martínez, more utopian.

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