Quique Setién beside Barça's president Josep Maria Bartomeu


The next president of Barça will decide the future of Setién

Published:14/01/2020 - 16:46h

Updated:14/01/2020 - 16:46h

Quique Setién signed a contract with Barça until 2022, but it will be the next president who decides about his future. The coach has an exit clause planned for the 2021 elections

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The Tuesday has been a day of celebrations in the FC Barcelona, since it has produced the official presentation of Quique Setién. The preparador Cantabrian will take the relief of Ernesto Valverde in the bench of the Camp Nou, and along the day has lived his first put of long. After the taking of contact with players, employees, fans and media, his project will throw to walk hardly some days.

In the press conference that has taken place to the half day, Josep Maria Bartomeu and Éric Abidal have cleared several questions. The maximum mandator of the Barcelona entity and the technical secretary have explained the reason of the goodbye to the Txingurri, the reasons that pushed them to bet by the recently arrived and happened slightly above the conversations with other professionals, that finally finish in at all.

Between the subjects desgranados by both managers stands out an aim on the future of the míster, that signed an agreement until 30 June 2022. The one of Santander preferred to have guarantees and not to limit to be a 'patch' for six months, by what expanded an agreement that will be able to review in several decisive moments. The will is that his results are excellent and finish it fulfilling, although there is some exception.

As it has revealed the own Bartomeu, the pact with the trainer will remain in hands of the next president, since it exists a clause of exit after the elections of 2021. If there is not disaster in the City Condal, the ex of the Real Betis will keep until this summer and could continue in the campaign 2020-21, but if after this course, the new mandamás has other plans, there will be problems for a friendly separation.

2021 it is a key date for the Barça

Obviously, if Setién fulfils, will be difficult that somebody pose his farewell, but is difficult to do predictions and will be the football the one who decide how develop the events. With more calm that in this occasion, in which the hastes forced to take immediate decisions and to leave several important names by the way, probably can recover interesting candidatures for the first team.

One of the profiles stood out is the one of Xavi Hernández, that could accompany to the applicant Víctor Font. The one who went captain barcelonista preferred to refuse the current proposal by his commitment with the To the-Sadd and by his respect to Ernesto Valverde and to the club, although in some years, with more experience and preparation, could dare already to give the dreamed jump to the Camp Nou. The culés Will be expecting him.

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