Quique Setién and Josep Maria Bartomeu in the official presentation of the coach with Barça


What Quique Setién promised when he arrived ... and what he ended up doing

Published:15/08/2020 - 17:41h

Updated:15/08/2020 - 17:41h

Quique Setién arrived to the FC Barcelona the past month of January with the fame to be a brave trainer. To the hour of the truth, has showed all the contrary

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With Ernesto Valverde, the FC Barcelona had lost the spark in his game and, in front of the bajón of the team, the sportive direction bet for ceasing him in January, after the team fell deleted in the Supercopa of Spain. His relief was Quique Setién, a trainer of known philosophy 'cruyffista', with fame of brave technician that bet by the showy and offensive game, in addition to by the quarry.

Like this it claimed it in his first press conference with the FC Barcelona, in which it promised that the game of the team would improve. "All know how play my teams, always defend what do and if it is necessary to die with this, do it. I do not have an extensive curriculum neither titles, only have showed that this philosophy loves me. I have done that my previous teams played well to the football. I do not know if this was sufficient to convince to a so big club like east", manifested.

In addition to claiming the good game, Quique Setién also exhibited an ilusionante speech on the quarry. "The quarry of the FC Barcelona is extraordinary. I do not know in depth to the majority of players, but will go coming with us and will participate. Always I take care a lot the quarry, this does not go to allow that the ones of the first team relax . This is a message that have commanded always: if for real they progress and they win it to him, will be able to play in the first team and be one more", sentenced.

To the hour of the truth, all the contrary

Quique Setién claimed that his teams always had practised a showy football and guaranteeed that the FC Barcelona would not be distinct but never achieved that it went like this. Less in the party of Villarreal, that went a mirage, the Cantabrian did not achieve at all further of a team with a barren possession of the balloon, with evident problems of clairvoyance in attack and a tremenda defensive bleeding. All this culminated in Lisbon against the Bayern Munich, that danced to the culés as it already had done the Naples.

Besides, Quique Setién showed that his discursito inaugural on the quarry was pure populism. In parties against affordable rivals, gave minutes to players like Ansu Fati or Riqui Puig, that answered with an extraordinary level, very by on that the one of some heavy weights. However, when it touched to play the Champions League, the youngsters disappeared so that they played the ones of always.

Quique Setién has showed in the parties against the Naples and the Bayern Munich that the FC Barcelona has come him big. The courage that carried him to the Camp Nou has not finish reflecting to the hour of the truth, in which his cowardice has carried him to bet by the conservative game and by not to give him ball to two canteranos that were playing better that any 'heavy weight'. No all the fault is of the Cantabrian, but has showed that it is not to the height of the club and will be ceased deservedly.

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