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García Pimienta confirms that Setién will test Riqui Puig in the first team

Published:15/01/2020 - 23:00h

Updated:15/01/2020 - 23:00h

Quique Setién wants to make several changes in Barça, and one of them is to look more at the youth team. Francisco Javier García Pimienta has confirmed that the coach will test Riqui Puig soon

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Quique Setién warned to his arrival to the FC Barcelona that would look more to the quarry, and has not taken in showing that it goes seriously. The technician is in full phase of information and knowledge of his pupilos and his surroundings, and has demanded from the minute zero that the youngsters keep near. His priority is to improve to the team at stake and results, and to help, the perlas of the inferior categories have the open doors.

This Wednesday, after a triumph suspender belt that the Cantabrian saw in direct, Francisco Javier García Pepper confirmed that the players of the filial come under scrutiny. Although it regretted the exit of Ernesto Valverde, the preparador of the B revealed that his successor has landed in the City Condal with intensity and win, and that already has put in contact with him to take note on the promises that could give the prompt jump.

"It knows me badly that to a mate like Ernesto happen him this, but are things of the football. I was yesterday speaking with Quique after the training, to know us. Has win to see how work and to follow the progression of my players. Always it has liked him have the basic football. I said him that had a big generation and wants to know them. I am convinced that all split of zero", commented.

"He is with win that it help him to do progress to the players so that they can arrive to the first team. We have to have them ready and will have opportunities", explained, although it launched a warning to his own footballers in relation to his big performance against the Badalona: "they will have to play like this always, no only when it was the technician of the first team. If this motivates them, perfect. Quique trusts the quarry".

The Barcelonan did not want to go in in discussions on his options to direct to the first team or his future, and saved silence in spite of the recent rumours: "The truth is that I carry a lot here and has happened me of everything. This club has given it to me all and and I try to give him everything. I am happy to be here. A lot of technicians would pay for being where am. And if they need me for the first team am prepared. I do not have haste, but trust my possibilities. I think that my future does not depend of the playoff. The club knows me well. I will be the same trainer if we go up or no".

Riqui Puig could be in the announcement against the Granada

Further of general cases, García Pepper also referred to one concrete, and confirmed that Riqui Puig could go in in the list of the first team for the duel in front of the Granada. When it was questioned by the appointment liguera in the Camp Nou, threw of sincerity: "I Am very happy that it was in dynamics of first team. Setién Wanted to Riqui training this week and will have some option to go summoned. We are for this".

With Frenkie of Jong sanctioned and Arthur 'touched', the canterano could add something of magic to a medullary full of hard-working footballers, but lacking of a spark that the one of Matadepera has showed that possesses. It will be necessary to see if the recently arrived bet by Arturo Vidal, Sergio Busquets, Ivan Rakitic and/or Sergi Roberto, and if finally the youngster has minutes or even premières with a promising titularity.

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