Riqui Puig in a match with the first team of Barça

THE YOUNGSTER WAS NOT PUNISHED

Setién breaks the rumours about the absence of Riqui Puig

Published:9/02/2020 - 14:33h

Updated:9/02/2020 - 14:33h

A few weeks ago, Riqui Puig missed two straight games with Barça, after becoming a regular for the first team. Quique Setién soon broke the rumours about the youngster, absent solely due to illness

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The FC Barcelona goes on after a week of crazy, and tries to centre in the conquest of LaLiga and the Champions League. The Catalans suffered painful eliminations in the Supercopa of Spain and the Glass of Rey, so now they are forced to move away the doubts, step advance and accelerate to the two big aims of the season. Besides, it touches to encourage to isolate of some very revolved surroundings.

A recent victim of the rumours malintencionados was Riqui Puig, of the one who said that it was 'punished' by Quique Setién when it remained out of the announcement two parties followed. The one of Matadepera was low by illness in the clash suspender belt in front of Valencia, and shortly after, the preparador Cantabrian neither included him in the list for the commitment copero in front of the Leganés in eighth of final.

In Madrid rushed to look for guilty for this absence, and launched a dangerous indictment. If some days later, several means invented a fight between two 'heavy weights' of the staff without giving details, neither names, neither any truthful reference, to the canterano also touched him receive. Supposedly, a pipe to Leo Messi in a rondo had caused the anger of the Argentinian and a touch of attention of the míster.

This justification could not be more absurd, and the trainer commissioned to scare speculations with his last decisions. If the Catalan had some days of rest was unicamente by sportive reasons, and the preparation was the key so that the technician bet by other perlas. Like the midfield player had lost some trainings, simply expected to that it went back to take rhythm before going back to call him.

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After this unexpected bajón, Riqui Puig went back to have some minutes against the Raise, and also go in in the list against the Real Betis. Further to advise him, observe him and help him in the sessions in the Sportive City, Setién is convinced that it will be an important piece in what it subtracts of season, and therefore it keeps him in his plans in spite of that the room of machines is one of the better lines covers of the changing room.

In the last press conference, the technician recalcó that so much he like the rest of his mates have opened wide open the doors of the first team, something that also could check with Álex Hill. The one of Sabadell, that covered to Riqui against the 'che' and the 'pepineros', went in because the one of Santander considered that it could contribute more, since ademas of his presence in the centre of the field, can play like extreme.

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