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Setién gives a tug of ears to Riqui Puig and explains why he does not play more

Published:1/03/2020 - 01:40h

Updated:1/03/2020 - 01:57h

Riqui Puig began explaining for Quique Setién, but in the last parties has not appeared by the announcements. The Cantabrian explained the reason

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Quique Setién arrived to the FC Barcelona with a clear mentality to throw of the Masia in case that they were missing resources for the first team. One of the players that seemed that it would benefit of this situation was Riqui Puig, that did not take too much in having minutes with the 'greater' being even title in some party. Nevertheless, his leadership has reduced in the last weeks.

The youngster mediocentro of Matadepera has disappeared of the announcements in profit of other mates of the filial like Álex Hill. In an interview for The Avant-garde published this week, Quique Setién explained the reasons by which Riqui Puig has lost influence in the first staff.

The trainer santanderino considers that to the young mediocentro still is missing him learn some tactical concepts. "There are things that has to improve. The football has complicated . No voucher only with being a big player, can be very desequilibrante to in front, but have to have a capacity to defend, work and read the situations", commented.

Setién Reiterated that Riqui Puig has potential of face to the future, but did not hide that the youngster canterano has to improve in the work without balloon if it wants to have more opportunities. "With the balloon yes, very well, but afterwards there is a defensive work and there are concepts in which it has to improve. It happens them to all. Riqui Has a lot of potential, as it has it Hill", said.

Besides, the technician culé remembered the important that is the personality of a footballer to arrive to triumph in a so big club like the FC Barcelona. "It is not so easy to arrive in command of the footballers. To free and begin to play to football in a big club have to have a very strong personality. You see them it was and you say to fuck, what well, but come here and, care, this is different", sentenced.

Riqui Puig, pure 'DNA Barça'

Riqui Puig, perla of the inferior categories of the FC Barcelona,​ understands like few the game of position. Only it has 20 years, by what has a lot of margin to improve, but has put some bases more than interesting as to have options to turn into an important player in the future. Now it is missing him work as the one who more to go in in the plans of a Setién to the that sees him had to give him opportunities.

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