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Sincere gratitude of Riqui Puig to Setién: "I have to give him the thanks"

Published:20/01/2020 - 01:32h

Updated:20/01/2020 - 01:32h

Riqui Puig was one of the players that attended to the media in mixed zone, after the Barça-Granada, and wanted to show his joy for the minutes played and the victory achieved

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Quique Setién ensured that it would give opportunities to the young promises of the quarry, and for the moment is it fulfilling. In the Barça-Granada of this Sunday, Ansu Fati was headline and in the second time appeared from the bench Carles Pérez and Riqui Puig, this last being vital in the achievement of the three points when initiating the played that finish in the goal of Messi.

After the meeting, Riqui Puig attended to the media in the mixed zone of the Camp Nou, and wanted to appreciate to Quique Setién the fact to do him debut in this season 2019-20, something that had not achieved in the last months under the control of Ernesto Valverde. The one of Matadepera already played in the Camp Nou to finals of the past summer, in the Trophy Joan Gamper, but is not the same to play a party of League that leaves with tie to zero.

"With regard to Valverde do not have at all that reproach him, on the contrary, did me debut"

"The environment is very different to the of the Gamper. I have to thank him Quique, that has given me the opportunity", commented Riqui Puig in statements conceded to 'Barça TV'. The culés finish winning thanks to a goal of Leo Messi that it gave thanks to a previous recovery of the young Catalan midfield player. "The Granada had finished us a balloon to the stick, were having a bad time and Quique gave me the opportunity to play, could recover the balloon and mark the goal", resumió, adding that "the goal is a played collective superbonita".

In spite of his big contribution in the commitment of this Sunday, Riqui Puig keeps the feet in the floor and centres in playing when and where say him. "I will follow working to have more opportunities, but if I have to go down to the B, will follow litigating for when it call me Quique".

According to the own Riqui Puig, the new trainer of the FC Barcelona is somebody that knows very very what wants of each player, and that does not have problem in asking it. "Setién Is a trainer that has very clear what wants. It has said me that it looked for the spaces, just after the Granada had remained with 10. It is a very near trainer, says you what want to", insisted.

Riqui Puig does not have at all against Valverde

And it did not want to polemizar in relation to the fact of have not had minutes this campaign with Ernesto Valverde in the first team. "With regard to Valverde do not have at all that reproach him, on the contrary, did me debut". Riqui Puig, in definite, generated very good feelings this Sunday and expects that it go back to appear in the announcement of the Ibiza-Barça of the next Wednesday, corresponding to the dieciseisavos of the Glass of Rey. In this party, the most likely is that Quique Setién give him the opportunity to be headline.

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