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Football: Barcelona ‘have decided to SACK Setien’, new coach to take over

by Amadu Victor
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According to report reaching OYOGist.com, Barcelona ‘have already decided to SACK Coach Quique Setien’ as Barca chiefs reportedly waste no time in sending their manager away after horrible defeat to Bayer Munich.

Reports in Italy by Sky Sport Italia, also claimed that the 61-year-old Catalan giant’s manager, Quique Setien has reportedly already been relieved of his duties after his side suffered the club’s heaviest defeat in 69 years, 8-2 lose at the hands of Bayern Munich in Lisbon.

Setien was appointed back in January after Barcelona path ways with Ernesto Valverde but his time at Camp Nou has reportedly come to an end in just 7-month in charge of Barcelona.

Setien’s tactic has already been criticized by Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi in the past, when the Ballon D’or winner said the coach game style can’t win them UEFA Champions League.


Barcelona were completely outclassed by a free scoring Bayern, who scored four goals in each half of the quarter-final clash on Friday night at Estadio Da Luz. The Bavarians send Barca off of Champions League in a completely disgrace manner for a top club like Barcelona in the competition.

During the post-match conference, Setien speak about his future at Barcelona and he said he’s unsure what the future holds for him at Camp Nou after the defeat.

‘Right now we feel enormous frustration and all we can do is make conclusions and think about the future.’

‘Barca is a club that is so great that this will cause us a lot of damage and obviously some things will have to change.’

‘Barcelona want to recover their identity. Right now, it’s too soon to think about whether I will stay or not. It doesn’t depend on me.’

Reports in Spain on Friday after Barca defeat revealed that Barcelona president, Bartomeu had dinner with former Tottenham manager, Mauricio Pochettino.

The former Espanyol coach have been heavily linked with a move to Barcelona since he left Tottenham and more rumors were spread on Friday night after his dinner with Bartomeu that, he’s likely the next manager to take charge at Camp Nou.

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