Browsing: Quique Setien

The Spaniard oversaw Barcelona’s humiliating 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League and was ultimately sacked by La Blaugrana, with Ronald Koeman then taking over in Catalonia.

This comes three days after the Spanish side were hammered 8-2 by Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarterfinals

Spanish media had reported that Xavi, who coaches Qatari club Al Sadd, had been approached by Barca to replace Ernesto Valverde before Quique Setien was appointed in January.

Barcelona coach, Quique Setien, is pessimistic that the Spanish top flight season will be completed and has called La Liga’s conditions for the campaign recommencing “a non-starter” due to the continued threat of the novel coronavirus.

Abidal – a former teammate of Messi at Barcelona – suggested players in the current team were unhappy and had not been working hard enough under former coach Ernesto Valverde

The club’s legendary midfielder was strongly linked with the position before Quique Setien was announced as the Spanish outfit’s new manager on Monday.