Quique Setién, between the shadows in the bench of the FC Barcelona


The frustrated signing of FC Barcelona: "I was not by decision of Setién"

Published:15/10/2020 - 19:29h

Updated:16/10/2020 - 01:02h

Quique Setién was trainer of the FC Barcelona during seven months in which it took some decisions. One of them was related with the signings

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The past month of February, the FC Barcelona communicated that Ousmane Dembélé would operate of the proximal sinew and that would have a time of drop of six months. Weeks before, already had lost to Luis Suárez by another intervention in the knee and even had tried without success fichar to Rodrigo Moreno to substitute him. When the French joined to the list of drops, the needs culés in the forward were imperiosas.

The rule only allowed to the FC Barcelona fichar to a player without team or to a footballer that was a member of LaLiga Santander, being finally Martin Braithwaite the elected. Nevertheless, before oficializarse, was sounding with strength the name of Ángel Rodríguez, although finally it was the international Danish the elected by a subject of polivalencia: whereas the forward of the Getafe was a '9' pure, the one of the Leganés also could play in the band.

The Canarian forward happened this Thursday in the microphones of 'Sports Cope' and desveló that had arrived him that it was Quique Setién the one who frustrated his signing. "It states me. It is what said me. I do not know if it will be truth or no. At the end the trainer has to take a decision and if it went like this, I understand that to him would come him better Martin Braithwaite, that is a big player, younger that I and surely, if they leave him, goes to do good parties in the FC Barcelona".

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The attacker of the Getafe commented the reasons by which the FC Barcelona fixed in him. "There were a lot of players that were in this long list. I did not cost so much money and, at the end, the statistics were to my favour. By the minutaje, by the goals and by the season that was doing", explained, taking into account that, with 32 years that had this moment, was a hobre usual goal in the Getafe.

Ángel Rodríguez also undid in praises for Leo Messi, footballer with which would have been able to coincide if finally the FC Barcelona had decided by him. "At the end all the world wants to play at the side of Messi, the things as they are. It is the best player of the world, the one who more shines in the field is he and all the world wants to be to his side. And but confront you to him", sentenced the one who could have been leading culé.

Martin Braithwaite arrived to remain

In spite of the rumours that there was during the market of signings, Martin Braithwaite finish remaining and, after the course of Luis Suárez to the Athletic of Madrid and the failure of the FC Barcelona in the signing of Memphis Depay (Olympique of Lyon), is the only leading pure centre of the staff, by what can be an important resource for Ronald Koeman. Now, the Danish has the dorsal '9'.

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