Quique Setién in a match with Real Betis


Setién: "Barça has done an excellent operation with Junior"

Published:4/08/2019 - 09:48h

Updated:4/08/2019 - 13:29h

Quique Setién knows Junior Firpo better than anyone and said that Barcelona has been right to go to the left-handed side. The former coach of Betis talked about the signing of his former pupil for Barça and his conditions as a player

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If there is somebody that knows well to Junior Firpo is Quique Setién. The already ex trainer of the Real Betis trusted the Hispanic-dominican to play in the left side with alone 21 years and did him indisputable headline. If the footballer has turn one of the big carrileros left-handed of LaLiga is because the Asturian technician trusted he.

Setién Has spoken on the arrival of his ex pupilo to the FC Barcelona for Catalonia Ràdio and has elogiado to the group barcelonista for having practically closed this signing. "The Barça has done a good operation. It is a youngster that has an enormous potential, youth, win, illusion and quality. It is worth it to bet by him", it affirmed.

With 22 years, Firpo could turn one of the big sides of Europe, but the same Setién commented that for this has to grow and improve. The one of Santander, this yes, ensured that in Can Barça goes to mature a lot. "Junior will progress in the Barça because has win and potential to be able to grow. They are missing him things to improve, clear. The Barça has done an excellent operation", aimed.

The ex of The Palms or of the Lugo spoke of the big conditions of Junior and of how has gone improving some appearances of his game in the last season and average. "Has some conditions that goes them puliendo. There are good things that go him to come very well. In this year and half has gone progressing and improving in concepts", explained.

Jordi Alba is the main benefited of the arrival of Junior to the Barcelona, since it will be able to rest and will not have to play it all as it has done these last years. Setién Thinks that the Catalan still is two stairs by on and that the competition goes him to come well. "Alba is one of the best left sides of the world. It will come him well the competition of Junior. The bagaje of Alba does not have it Junior", commented.

Better like side that like head office

Quique Setién admitted to have planted to Junior Firpo of head office in some party, although it does not have any doubt that his ideal place is the one of carrilero by the left. "In some occasion plant him in the position of head office. Like side is more comfortable and has a braver disposition", finalised the ex of the Betis.

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