THE PATCHES DEMOLISH THE PROJECT
The planning is a disaster and Setién runs out of ideas: End of cycle for Barça
Published:1/07/2020 - 01:35h
Updated:1/07/2020 - 13:08h
Barça has left LaLiga in another powerless game against Atlético de Madrid. The squad planning is a disaster, Quique Setién has run out of ideas and the club faces a dangerous end of the cycle
The FC Barcelona went back to trip this Tuesday in LaLiga, and the Real Madrid already rubs the hands thinking in the sentence. The pupilos of Zinedine Zidane have advanced thanks to his own chispazos and to the referee's pushes, that have improved them while his rival maximum lost in his own doubts. The tables against the Athletic reflect that the team does not give for more and that to the changing room drowns him the impotence.
If of something has served the arrival of Quique Setién is to check that Ernesto Valverde was not the problem, or at least no the only. To the extremeño accused him of conservative and to abuse of the solidity and the defence, but the true is that this team only sustains with an attack to ráfagas and descose every time that they look for him the cosquillas, was by his distractions or by the insistence of his opponents, more or less fieros.
In spite of that his style is almost opposite, the ex of the Real Betis has offered to all the questions the same answers that gave the Txingurri, that answered with tranquility that would not leave to litigate but that the changing room did not give for more. His substitute, that arrived of precipitated and surprising form, also has insisted in that the canteranos are very green and in that it is complicated to separate to the holy cows, limited by his experience and by his personal interest, that in some cases benefits and in other tapona sportive and economically to the possible spares.
The worst is to check how the Cantabrian looks to the bench and does not find solutions, and as little by little it has remained without ideas. It did not serve him a 5-3-2 useless for a big, the 4-3-3 also atascó and not even the 4-4-2 that characterised to the of Viandar of the Edge could give him something of oxygen. And again observing to the acting with a gesture revelador, of the that knows that has few pieces that move and that those that has in the case neither convince. Perhaps take out another midfield player? Or a teenager without experience? But this yes, without forwards of guarantees.
The winning project began to crack with the escape of Neymar, but has derrumbado to base of patches. Perhaps it was missing fortune with the injuries -and can that the character- of Ousmane Dembélé, but Philippe Coutinho diluted by his low confidence and because anybody knew that paper interpreted in the Camp Nou. Of the carioca, an extraordinary half tip of central lane, convinced us that it could relieve to Andrés Iniesta, but remained travelling to any part because it is evident that neither is inner neither extreme, but it exerts a function that does not exist in this Barça.
And the one of the Brazilian is an example among others many that underline the bad planning, that seems work of Florentino more centred in his 'galactic' that a group that combine, mix and differentiate to base of football, this that so much encumbró to the culés. Explanations do fault for the absurd bet by Antoine Griezmann, that is a footballer of world-wide size that did not have lace neither fixed place in this project. After years looking for an heir for Luis Suárez, also sold that it would suffice with the one of Macon, that could play in the three positions of attack. The result is of leftovers known, since the 120 millions stroll by the lawn encouraging in defending and without hardly connect with anybody.
From the barrier is very easy to think, but perhaps Éric Abidal would have to concern less than squaring numbers and atinar more to the fichar. The experiment with the technical secretary began of promising form and with positive results in the financial, but in little time has noticed that the exodus of canteranos and the incorporations without contrasting neither serve to patch the pierced staff barcelonista. And this, by not mentioning his brush with the stars, that with more or less reason would not have to have made public, but it would have to have resolved in the caseta.
The immediate future of the Barça does not paint well
The cumulus of bad decisions has arrived in the worst possible moment, what suffices to think in that the immediate future does not paint well. In full crisis of the coronavirus, with a mass salarial increasing and the prices by the floors touches enderezar a way minado of errors, and whose answers, this time from the cúpula, neither finish to satisfy. Preparing a young team, of long route and that collect the witness of a myth like Leo Messi, is chocante that deliver to a perla like Arthur in return of a veteran of a lot of class like Miralem Pjanic.
But this suspicious barter is a doubt more in the decline of the mandate of Josep Maria Bartomeu, to the that remains him a year that does to fear to the fans. Probably, the president do not have all the faults that want to him award, but if it is the mandamás has to answer in the hard and in the mature. It is for seeing which sucederá in the elections from 2021, but many ask already what goes to happen until then.
It consigns it to take advantage of the last years of the captain launched to alive voice but has not believed in any moment, since to having trusted she had procured that it was surrounded of elements more ideal to triumph. The played to spend millonadas and sell names has been totally nefasta, because the collective effort has derived in giving it to the '10' and expect to that it resolve. The present of the project has finish , and now touches to expect to that the tomorrow was better. But the problem is that this will not arrive until 'the day after tomorrow', and that after delivering LaLiga, also remains the Champions. And a new season.