Quique Setien had the first press conference as the coach of Barcelona. As you know, Quique is the new coach of Barcelona, and today team plays against Granada.
Getting important points but with a beautiful style of play
Quique Setien met with the press, and he answered many questions. The Spanish coach said that it’s always important to win the match. Three points – the main goal against Granada at the Nou Camp. At the same time, Quique noted that results alone are not worth much. Yes, winning is an excellent feeling and makes you a better team in the league, but the club should play better football.
Luis Suarez will be out for the next few weeks
The new coach of Barcelona will not get help from Luis Suarez. Barcelona’s forward has a knee injury. Barcelona’s medical team published a new report about Barcelona’s forward. Luis was playing with a knee injury at Supercopa in Jeddah. As you may know, Barcelona was left out from Supercopa semi-final because they lost the match against Atletico Madrid. That’s why Ernesto Valverde lost the coaching job, and Quique became the head coach.
It’s believed that Luis won’t be able to touch the pitch for the next six weeks. Uruguayan player will be back by the end of March. Meanwhile, Quique has to find the solution and get a new striker from Barcelona B.
Conversation with team players
Quique has confirmed the conversation with Lionel Messi. Setien noted that he spoke with Lionel Messi on the first day of training. Coach admitted that the same type of conversation took place with all players. He said that the coach had the same message to all team members of the team. Quique Setien also promised the promotion of Barcelona’s academy players.
De Jong’s red card
As you may know, De Jong won’t be able to play against Granada. The Dutch midfielder has the red card and will miss the game against Granada. De Jong got a red card against Espanyol -a match that cost Barcelona two points.