Griezmann Heats with the Barça before a party


Setien is shooting himself in the foot sentencing Griezmann

Published:1/07/2020 - 08:39h

Updated:1/07/2020 - 10:16h

It seems that Quique Setién has sentenced Antoine Griezmann, whom he returned to leave on the bench and did not serve until the 90th minute. But if the Catalans want to aspire to any title, the Spaniard must swallow his pride and recover the Frenchman for the cause

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"I do not agree of the all in that it have humiliated him. It is truth that take him out remaining so little is hard for a player of his level, but the circumstances have forced me to this. Those that were in the field, were doing it well. Usually I do not do changes so late if it is not to lose time. You trust that a player like him have a punctual action that win you the party. Tomorrow I will speak with him. I do not go him to apologise, but understand perfectly that it can feel badly. I also seat me badly by him because it is a big footballer and a big person". Like this it explained Quique Setién that Antoine Griezmann did not go out to the field until the minute 90 against the Athletic of Madrid.

The French forward went back to be acting by third time in the last four parties and confirmed , if it is that it was not it already, that his trainer has lost the faith in him. The Cantabrian technician wanted to justify saying that there were other players in shape and therefore it did not take him out before, but the reality is that it seems to have him sentenced. It played eleven minutes against the Seville, 65 in front of the Leganés, nine in Vigo and so alone four against the group colchonero, his ex team.

The '17' every time explains less and every time has a more secondary paper in the diagrams of Setién. The santanderino seems that it prefers to Ansu Fati, Martin Braithwaite or even play with 4 midfield players, like this Tuesday, to take out to the Frenchman to title. Neither it sees him like revulsivo, since in this case had given him more minutes so much in Balaídos as in front of the Atleti. Griezmann, the most expensive signing of the history of the Barça, is right now a figurante for his trainer.

If to the Barcelona was going him well without the champion of the world, the things would change and few could argue that Setién is making a mistake with Antoine. But the reality is very distinct, since the Catalans have empatado in the three meetings in which the French has been acting. The performance of the attacker was being toneless before the one of Santander commanded it to the bench, by what his presence probably had not altered these pricks, but keeps on being striking a data like this.

Although Ansu and Riqui Puig have left big feelings lately and Luis Suárez marked 2 against the Celtic, this Barça needs that Griezmann go up to the train. The culés go very short of hit and of level up and Setién can not renounce to the 14 goals that carries the one of Macon. Sentence to a footballer of his level to these heights would be hurtful for the team and for him same, since if it does not win at all is likely that finish in the street.

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It is true that the ex colchonero is not giving the level such right now, but is mission of the trainer look for a context in which it can do it. Surrender and leave to have he is the worst that can do the ex of the Betis, since it would go also in his against. It can that LaLiga was almost stray, but it is necessary to struggle to the end and in addition to bottom expects the Champions League. To compete with the best, the Barcelona needs to the best, by what needs that the Frenchman was in dynamics for then.

It can that a lot of fans are tired of him and can that his own mates do not finish to have 'feeling' with him, but the reality is that the Barça needs to Griezmann. At least it needs to try recover a good version of him that can go up the level of the group. Setién Would have to reflexionar this week because it can not allow the luxury of 'happen' of the that has been one of the best forwards of LaLiga this last polish. It can that it do not achieve it and that the one of Macon was a stray case, but it is necessary to try apurar all the available options before sentencing it, that is what seems to have done already.

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