Quique Setién, beside Eder Sarabia

FINAL DECISION

Barça's plans for the bench come to light

Published:20/03/2020 - 22:57h

Updated:21/03/2020 - 00:11h

The last informations aim that the FC Barcelona already would have taken a definite decision in this regard of the continuity of Quique Setién in the bench culé

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The past month of January, Quique Setién was appointed like new trainer of the FC Barcelona until June of 2022. The Cantabrian arrived to the Barcelona bench in replacement of Ernesto Valverde, with which the team finish to be deleted of the Supercopa of Spain in semifinals but that went leader in LaLiga Santander and was classified for the eighth of final of the Champions League.

With the Txingurri, the results were being acceptable inside the context that the Real Madrid and the Athletic were having a very grey season. This yes, the game of the team was of profile very low and in some parties, like the Classical of the Camp Nou or the European duels against the Inter of Milan or the Borussia Dortmund, saw entirely surpassed by the one of the rival.

The arrival of Setién did looking for no only that they improved the results, but the game of the team also went to better until the point to be something more recognizable. But the Cantabrian has not had at all some easy starts like Barcelona: first they were the injuries, afterwards the institutional crisis and, finally, the apparition of the coronavirus​ that has braked in dry to the world of the sport.

Some problems that have gone sucediendo and have influenced in that it have not appreciated too much change -neither improvement- if we compare the current situation of the team of Setién with which there was with Valverde. But, of course, it is necessary to put in context all the difficulties exposed previously, as well as that the arrival of the Cantabrian was almost of unforeseen and without possibility to participate in the signings or to do a pre-season.

According to the informations published by the newspaper Sport this Friday, the FC Barcelona has clear that Quique Setién will keep on being the trainer of the first team of football the next season. The club will trust him to the santanderino the new sportive project, in which already it is working jointly with the technical area to outline the future staff.

The preparation of Setién

Quique Setién will begin the next season splitting of a base of knowledge of his team by these months that will have fulfilled at the head of the bench. Nevertheless, the stop by the coronavirus and the overtaking of dates could shorten the pre-season, doing again that the Cantabrian technician do not have too time to prepare to his players and to experience. it is touching Him Live a period convulsa, but will follow to the control.

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