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Menotti: "Messi can't always solve, someone else has to appear"
Published:4/03/2020 - 19:47h
Updated:4/03/2020 - 19:47h
César Menotti, coach of FC Barcelona in the 80s, analyzed the situation of the Barcelona team in an interview. The Argentine referred to the role of Messi, the game of the Catalans or the game model of the club
The situation of the FC Barcelona is giving place to a lot of analyses and this Wednesday has been the turn of a studious of the football like César Luis Menotti. The ex technician of the FC Barcelona, between many others, spoke with the program 'What t'hi jugues!', of the Be Catalonia, on the actuality of the team barcelonista. The Argentinian is a legend of the benches and, as such, referred , between other things, to Leo Messi, to the that some criticise by have not saved to the Catalans in the Classical.
Menotti Thinks that the '10' can not play alone and that needs that any of his mates of a step at the front and can sustain to the team when he was not to a level so excelso. "You can not expect that it always resolve he, has to appear somebody more", began saying. The preparador of Rosario, the same that Leo, is more concerned by the team that by his compatriot. "I am not concerned by Messi, but by the team. Next week the Barça will play a party and Leo will bore to do goals", commented.
Continuing with his analysis of the captain blaugrana, the Argentinian trainer put by the clouds to the forward. "Leo is like a hunter of quails. It hunts 1.000 and the day that hunts 999, the day that does not hunt one, say that it is not well, that does not have puntería. "Have to Leo does not guarantee you the League neither championships, guarantees you that if you are drowning you can save you", affirmed.
For Menotti, the problem of the Barcelona is that it carries time depending on the genialidades of Messi and during this stage has not concerned of the game of the team, that already left a lot that wish. "When the Barcelona did not play well and Messi won the party, anybody enteraba that the team was not playing well. This is what attains Leo, find from his talent a result without deepening in the game", explained.
The rosarino also wanted to go in to value to the FC Barcelona of Quique Setién. The technician sees him potential, although has several doubts. "This Barça of Setién is in process to find to the team, overcoat in the half of the field. Has the idea of the model and the form of game sustained, but has lost power up and does not find helps in the efficiency. It arrived recently, but already we will see...", it signalled.
It valued to Griezmann, Lautaro and Neymar
Besides, it referred to Antoine Griezmann, that is not shining as it expected , and explained the reasons by which has not adapted still to the Barcelona. "In the Athletic, to the equal that in the French selection, played to another style, had more space... Playing to the against. Now it is adapting to a new game. It is not a player of connection in attack, he is a contragolpeador. But well, has a correct technician and some good conditions to grow and adapt", admitted.
Finally, Menotti spoke of Lautaro Martínez and of Neymar Jr, that could be the two big aims of the Barça of face to the next market of signings of summer. "Lautaro is very young and is full of conditions, has an enormous future. On the other hand, Neymar seemed that it went to be the heir of Messi, but since it went of the Barça has been a player without the same prestige", finalised.