BARTOMEU EXPLAINED THE CHANGE OF TECHNICIAN
Bartomeu: "The dynamics was improvable, we wanted to give an impulse to the Barça"
Published:14/01/2020 - 15:03h
Updated:14/01/2020 - 15:06h
The president of the FC Barcelona, Josep Maria Bartomeu, participated in the press conference of presentation of Quique Setién and, there, explained the reasons of the dismissal of Ernesto Valverde
No only Quique Setién answered to the questions of the media during the press conference celebrated this Tuesday in the Auditori 1899. The president Josep Maria Bartomeu was the another big protagonist of the appearance, when giving his explanations on the reasons by which has taken the decision of destituir to Ernesto Valverde to half of season.
In first instance, and before giving step to the questions of the press, Bartomeu remembered to Ernesto Valverde and appreciated him his work in the club: "I Want to appreciate to Ernesto Valverde all what has done with us. I appreciate him these two years and half. It has been a good relation that has done us improve to all. We have enjoyed and we have triumphed and we have to it to him appreciate. I want to speak of why the change", said Bartomeu, before following.
"Obviously it had liked me that the things did of another form. It is evident. The disposition of this board is not east"
"We knew that the dynamics was not the best although the results were very well, but knew that the dynamics was mejorable and the directors were conscious. And this had spoken it with Valverde. From the summer have gone speaking with him and have been very near with a very narrow relation and with a lot of complicity. These last days had spoken it with him that the things were mejorables".
In this sense, the change of trainer in the FC Barcelona has the big aim to give an impulse to the team of face to this second stretch of the season 2019-20, when it will touch to play the titles. "We have done the change now because we are to half of season and did us fault an impulse. With this impulse and with this new dynamics aspire to win LaLiga, the Champions and the Glass".
"We carried long with the technicians speaking with several trainers and any went out to the public light"
Josep Maria Bartomeu is conscious that the forms have not been the ideal, and recognised that it would have liked him that all had been different. "I want to speak of the forms. Obviously it had liked me that the things did of another form. It is evident. The disposition of this board is not east. I want to say that in the last weeks and months have spoken with other trainers to speak of future. It is the obligation. As we know it, it has not made public . The work was done and therefore it was the moment to do the change. Appreciate once again to Ernesto Valverde, have had an excellent relation and all the world speaks of him one thousand wonders, is a person very entrañable that will carry with us".
The media insisted to Bartomeu with his questions on Valverde, and the president culé kept his speech: "we Carried long with the technicians speaking with several trainers and any went out to the public light. At the end it went out a name that would not have to have gone out because the conversations are deprived, but has gone like this. Ojalá Had been of another form".
Embrace of farewell between Bartomeu and Valverde
Bartomeu, to all this, ensured that this Tuesday in the morning sacked personally of Valverde. "This morning I have been in the sportive city, in the changing room, have seen to Valverde, have given us an embrace, also has done it with Quique and with Abidal. We have spoken with the players. They are professional and know of the value of Quique Setién like trainer and are loved. Yesterday in the Board Éric and Ramón brought a proposal that was to bring to Quique Setién, and that it was accepted by a majority", remarked Bartomeu.
And, finally, it explained the peculiarity that exists in the agreement of Quique Setién. "Quique Setién has an agreement until 2022, but as there are elections in 2021 exists a clause that the president chosen can do a change". In this coyuntura, theoretically Quique Setién will direct also to the team culé during the campaign 2020-21, unless the bad results go back to advance a dismissal.