Quique Setien met with the press today as he was officially presented. For now on, Setien is the head coach of Barcelona, and he gave convincing answers to questions from the press. As it’s believed, the Spanish coach signed three years deal with Barcelona.
Quique was not expecting to coach Barcelona
As it seems, the Spanish coach could not believe his eyes. During the press conference, Quique said that yesterday he was passing by cows in his small town and today he is the head coach of Barcelona. It seems unbelievable to him as if he has to coach Lionel Messi and other world-class players. Setien noted that in his professional coaching career, he has never coached players like this. Quique said that the first training with the main squad would be a fantastic memory for him.
One thing he can guarantee to fans
Quique Setien said that he couldn’t ensure to win all the trophies. Barca’s new coach noted that it’s the middle of the season, and one trophy is already out of options. As of now, Quique said that one thing is sure – Barcelona will play better. Quique Setien believes that his strategy will work correctly with the current squad of Barcelona, and the team will perform better.
He will pay attention to academy players
Setien said that Barcelona has a fantastic academy. He wants to stay close with academy players. Spanish coach wants to make sure that academy players would get a chance to play in the first team. It’s believed that Barca’s academy produces world-class players, so Quique will do everything to find new Messi, Xavi, and Iniesta.
Philosophy of Barcelona won’t be changed
Quique Setien said that the philosophy of Barcelona would stay the same. Johan Cruyff association named him the closets ideologist of the “Cruyff” style of football. As it seems, Setien will play with Tiki-Taka as Barcelona used to play under Guardiola. The Spanish coach was playing with the same strategy in Seville. He was the coach of Real Betis, and the team had the same plan as Barca.