Joan Laporta in an act of Barça in 2015


Laporta approves the signing of Setién but attacks Barça's board

Published:15/01/2020 - 19:31h

Updated:15/01/2020 - 19:31h

Joan Laporta broke his silence after the movements of the last days at the Camp Nou, and he did it with the bitter and the sweet. The former president of Barça approves the signing of Quique Setién but harshly attacked the executive board

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This week has brought a lot of novelties to the FC Barcelona, that has trusted his sportive project to Quique Setién. The culés decided that the stage of Ernesto Valverde in the bench had come to an end, and justified his bet by the Cantabrian explaining that the extremeño was warned and that the dynamics was dangerous, what could prevent that the team struggled with guarantees by the three titles that still are at stake.

This movement of pieces in the board has not left indifferent to anybody, and has caused numerous reactions. In the futbolístico, many expect that the change was to go to better, but the jaleo that has produced in the City Condal during the last days, with contacts, rumours and scores on distinct trainers, has not seated too much well to the majority, that thinks that to the Txingurri had to him something more than respect.

One of which has heaved the voice has been Joan Laporta, that has pronounced on the relief in the changing room. The Barcelonan, confronted from does years with the current cúpula barcelonista, left clear his opinion attacking to the managers of the club, to which could face up in the next elections, that, if there are not more surprises, are foreseen for 2021. The ex president gave them one of cal and one of sand in Twitter.

"Further that it likes me that Quique Setién was trainer of the Barcelona, is evident that the project of this directive, based in the lie and the improvisation, does that despilfarre unnecessarily an astronomical quantity of money of the Club", atizó, doing reference no only to the contracting of the preparador santanderino, but to the last decisions that have taken in the Camp Nou, in some controversial case.

"In any case, as it likes me Setién, wish him luck. That it can apply his philosophy 'cruyffista', keep on being faithful to his principles and, especially, have the prowess and the necessary skill to manage the surroundings in which it has put ", finalised in another comment attach, giving the welcome to the recently arrived but without leaving escape the opportunity to go back to launch a 'stick' to Josep Maria Bartomeu and his Board.

Rivaldo Also launched a 'dart' to the Barça

Laporta Was not the only that criticised the unexpected decision of the Barça, since Rivaldo also gave a touch of attention by the forms in which it produced this transition. The Brazilian, that admitted that it understands the decision, considers that there was something of precipitation when they began to fail the alternatives, and that did not manage well the case because it exposed too much to Valverde, of the one who does not doubt of his effort and work.

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