Quique Setien met with journalists before the match against Granada. Barcelona will play against Granada for the last 16 round of Copa Del Rey.
Signing a new striker
Spanish journalists asked Quique about the transfer news. As you may know, the January transfer window will be over in two days. Barcelona needs a new striker because Luis Suarez has an injury. Uruguayan forward got the injury during the Super Cup of Spain. Luis will be out for the next two months. It’s a very tough time for Barcelona as Lionel Messi can’t win all the matches alone. Away match against Valencia was the real example where the team conceded two goals and could not score any.
Can Barcelona sign the striker from Valencia?
Before the match against Valencia, Quique Setien answered a few questions about Rodrigo Moreno. Barcelona’s coach said that he wants to sign a new striker. Quique also praised Rodrigo Moreno and noted that the Spanish striker is an outstanding player.
Keep in mind that Rodrigo Moreno played against Barcelona. He entered the field in the second half and impacted a lot in the second half. Spanish journalists believe that Rodrigo Moreno was the best fit for Barcelona. Two days ago, Marca wrote that transfer was already done. Unfortunately, official sources confirmed that transfer is impossible during the January transfer window.
What’s the solution for Quique Setien?
Napoli’s striker, Dries Mertens is another golden boy for Barcelona. It would be a perfect choice for Blaugrana and the whole team. Dries is playing for Napoli for a couple of years, and he is a significant player. Keep in mind that Dries and other players have an essential role in the improvement of Napoli.
Dries Martins wants to leave Napoli. As you may know, Carlo Ancelotti was dismissed from Napoli during the mid-season. The new coach, Gattuso, can’t control the situation, and the team had many bad matches under a new coach. Dries Martins wants to leave Napoli after a few years. Striker wants to sign for Barcelona and play along with Lionel Messi and Frankie De Jong.