Quique Setién in a press conference of Barça


Quique Setién: "The Champions League draw? The important thing is Naples"

Published:10/07/2020 - 15:28h

Updated:10/07/2020 - 15:28h

Quique Setién offered the usual press conference before the parties of LaLiga Santander, although the main subject was the draw of the Champions League

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This Saturday, the FC Barcelona confronts against the Real Valladolid in the party of the 36ª day of LaLiga Santander, by what Quique Setién appeared in front of the media in reason of the previous of the party. Nevertheless, the draw of the Champions League made this Friday was the main subject of the press conference of the Cantabrian.

Quique Setién insisted in that it did not fix in the draw, since the important party is the earring of eighth against the Naples. "It did not have a lot of expectations with the draw. Have to centre us in the party against the Naples, that is the key. Already we know that we go to play home, that is the just, and the rest of the draw is well know it to analyse it, but the first is to centre us in the work of the party of morning. It is necessary to add if we want to be here. And afterwards the party of Naples is vital and already will face . But now we centre us in winning this party to be able to add and can win the championship", said.

About that the turn was to enclosed door, the trainer of the FC Barcelona recognised that it is a disadvantage in front of the Naples. "It is a disadvantage play without public. It is a transcendental party and this will influence, definitely. But it is what there is. It gives the same that it complain me, there is not solution. It is a penalty that have happened this. It would like me have played with public", commented.

About the change of format of the Champions League, Quique Setién considers that it is not a more complicated format that the previous. "It does not seem me more difficult that does some months. We centre us in the priority, the parties.We will treat to be to the height in each party. And when it arrive the Champions, also. But everything are hypothesis", manifested.

Also it commented the stop of the calendar between League and Champions League: "Never it knows if it is good. Maybe it was better to continue playing and give a week of margin, and not playing of Sunday to Tuesday. Perhaps the Naples have advantage. But maybe some days of rest also avenge us bien.es possible that there is some friendly. We will give some days on holiday, but pretend to play some friendly, the same between us. It will be difficult to find a competitive team in these moments. We will play, between us or against some team".

"It is possible that arrive to the last party with options to win the title"

About the party against the Real Valladolid, Quique Setién insisted in the autoexigencia. "Deal to face the parties with the maximum requirement. We will find us the best version of the rivals. It is a team that is not of the all saved and will treat it to do in this party. It is necessary to be demanding ,is a priority, to carry out it. No it will put it to us easy. It is possible that arrive to the last party with options to win the title, ojalá that like this was", considered.

Of face to this party, the Cantabrian appointed the high number of apercibidos by yellow cardboards. "I am not thinking in the sanctions. Have sufficient players. Think in the further is not easy. It would like me that they did not arrive all the sanctions of the filial because it would damage to the filial, that plays the playoff. But it is not what more concerns me", commented.

Quique Setién thinks that the FC Barcelona has adapted well to an anomalous situation: "it does not concern me. This accumulation of parties is an abnormal situation, to which have had to us adapt, but also have recovered to players, as Luis Suárez. I expect that this serve us of experience, but has forced us to adapt us. Like this they are the circumstances. The important is that the championship went on and that there was security. The situation has had to accept".

Of Antoine Griezmann, showed very happy by his performance. "It is possible that this situation have benefited him and that was more biased to participate. But I am still thinking that it is a grandísimo player of an extraordinary level that it has to surrender in any another position. In a lot of parties already has done it. I already was happy with his performance", affirmed.

Also it showed esperanzado on a hypothetical prick of the Real Madrid: "In the football can happen of everything, have seen a lot of things in the years, some inexplicables. But have to centre us in what we will do we against the Valladolid. And expect to that it fail the rival that have in front".

Drops of Frenkie of Jong and Arthur Melo

Quique Setién has explained which is the physical state of his two footballers, clearing first the one of Arthur Melo. "His process is a punctual fact and does not have greater transcendence. It trains well, now it does not have minutes but can have them. His implication is equal. When it surpass the process of amigdalitis will be in the announcements", ensured.

On the other hand, Quique Setién has ensured that Frenkie of Jong has been very near to go back to the announcement, but that finally have not wanted to run risks. "We have doubted, we have spoken with him and put it was precipitated. It was not to go out of start, have thought that it was better that remained and trained . It has been about to to go, but we do not want to run risks. We want that the feelings are excellent and no only good", manifested.

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