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Quique Setien shows Barcelona’s best youngster the door – Everything Barca
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Quique Setien shows Barcelona’s best youngster the door – Everything Barca

Riqui Puig of FC Barcelona (Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images) Barcelona youngster has been shown the door by Quique SetienBarcelona poor performances against Celta Vigo has proven to be fatal for the Catalans in the title race for the La Liga Santander as the leaders, Real Madrid, clinched all three points against Barca’s local…

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Quique Setien meets Bartomeu and Eric Abidal to talk Barcelona future – Barca Blaugranes
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Quique Setien meets Bartomeu and Eric Abidal to talk Barcelona future – Barca Blaugranes

Barcelona manager Quique Setien reportedly met with president Josep Maria Bartomeu and Eric Abidal on Monday at his house to discuss the club’s current situation. The Catalan giants are now in second place in La Liga, two points behind Real Madrid, with six games left to play after the latest round of results. RAC1 have…

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Setien acknowledges differences with Barca squad – Football – Eurosport – INTERNATIONAL (EN)

By Richard MartinBARCELONA, June 29 (Reuters) – Barcelona coach Quique Setien has said he does not always see eye-to-eye with his squad as their La Liga title bid threatens to unravel following Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Celta Vigo.Second-placed Barca trail Real Madrid by two points with six games to go and face a gruelling match…

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Quique Setien talks Barcelona tension, Arthur, Griezmann and Atletico – Barca Blaugranes
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Quique Setien talks Barcelona tension, Arthur, Griezmann and Atletico – Barca Blaugranes

Quique Setien was back facing questions on Monday ahead of Barcelona’s big clash with Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou. The Barcelona boss spoke about Atletico, reports of tension in the dressing room and his own position at the Camp Nou. Here are the best bits: Setien on Atletico Games against Atletico are very competitive,…

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Setien wobbles – MARCA.com
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Setien wobbles – MARCA.com

AFPBarcelona’s draw at the Estadio de Balaidos leaves them in an ominous position with regard to the destination of the 2019/20 LaLiga Santander title.Not only because of the points – Real Madrid can go two points clear if they beat Espanyol in Cornella on Sunday, whilst also having the head-to-head advantage – but also because…

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Quique Setien at a loss to explain Barcelona’s away form – Barca Blaugranes
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Quique Setien at a loss to explain Barcelona’s away form – Barca Blaugranes

Quique Setien was at a loss to explain Barcelona’s struggles away from home after watching his team drop points again on Saturday at Balaidos. Barcelona twice led, thanks to goals from Luis Suarez, but had to settle for a point after Iago Aspas scored a late free-kick to rescue a point for the hosts. It’s…

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Quique Setien on the right track: Tactical analysis of Barcelona 1-0 Athletic – Barca Blaugranes
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Quique Setien on the right track: Tactical analysis of Barcelona 1-0 Athletic – Barca Blaugranes

On the eve of Leo Messi’s birthday, Barça downed Athletic Club 1-0 at the Camp Nou. The three points were salvaged by a goal-hungry Ivan Rakitić and good off the ball movement. After a drab 0-0 draw away at Sevilla, Barça really could not afford to drop any more points; yet, for the longest time,…

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Quique Setien talks Barcelona injuries, Champions League, Riqui Puig – Barca Blaugranes
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Quique Setien talks Barcelona injuries, Champions League, Riqui Puig – Barca Blaugranes

Quique Setien faced the press on Thursday ahead of Barcelona’s trip to Sevilla in La Liga in what should be the club’s biggest test since they’ve returned to action. The Barcelona boss spoke about the club’s injured players, the new format of the Champions League, Arthur’s future and Riqui Puig’s chances of more minutes. Here…

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Setien explains decision to take Ansu Fati off early against Leganes – Barca Blaugranes
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Setien explains decision to take Ansu Fati off early against Leganes – Barca Blaugranes

Quique Setien has explained why he took Ansu Fati off early in the second half of Barcelona’s 2-0 win over Leganes at the Camp Nou. The 17-year-old scored a terrific opening goal but was replaced on 54 minutes by Luis Suarez. Fati has reportedly been suffering with a bit of knee trouble recently, and Setien…

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Quique Setien praises ‘extraordinary’ Riqui Puig after Leganes win – Barca Blaugranes
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Quique Setien praises ‘extraordinary’ Riqui Puig after Leganes win – Barca Blaugranes

Barcelona manager Quique Setien was full of praise for Riqui Puig after a bright performance off the bench for the youngster against Leganes. The midfielder replaced Arthur on 73 minutes and offered a reminder of his talents as Barcelona secured all three points with a 2-0 win. Setien spoke about the 20-year-old after the match…

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Quique Setien talks Luis Suarez, Antoine Griezmann and Barcelona rotations – Barca Blaugranes
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Quique Setien talks Luis Suarez, Antoine Griezmann and Barcelona rotations – Barca Blaugranes

Quique Setien was back in the press conference hotseat on Monday ahead of Barcelona’s next game against Leganes at the Camp Nou. The Barca boss spoke about Luis Suarez’s fitness, his rotation plans, Antoine Griezmann and Arturo Vidal amongst other things. Here are the best bits: Setien on team to face Leganes There will be…

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Quique Setien explains Frenkie de Jong substitution after Real Mallorca win – Barca Blaugranes
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Quique Setien explains Frenkie de Jong substitution after Real Mallorca win – Barca Blaugranes

Quique Setien explained that he took Frenkie de Jong off against Real Mallorca because the midfielder asked to be replaced but has played down fears he’s suffered an injury. The Netherlands international was taken off with just six minutes remaining and replaced by Junior Firpo as Barca cruised to a 4-0 win. Setien spoke about…

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Quique Setien talks Nelson Semedo, Samuel Umtiti and Arthur – Barca Blaugranes
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Quique Setien talks Nelson Semedo, Samuel Umtiti and Arthur – Barca Blaugranes

Quique Setien was back on press conference duty on Friday ahead of Barcelona’s first game back tomorrow at Real Mallorca. The Barcelona boss spoke about Nelson Semedo’s protocol breach, the fitness of Samuel Umtiti and Luis Suarez and those rumors about Arthur’s future at Barcelona. So, for the first time in a while, here are…

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Setien: Messi will face Mallorca but Suarez won’t play the full match – MARCA.com
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Setien: Messi will face Mallorca but Suarez won’t play the full match – MARCA.com

Barcelona Gave an update on squad fitnessFCBBarcelona boss Quique Setien has declared Lionel Messi fit to play against Real Mallorca on Saturday.There had been some concern over whether the Argentine would be able to play Barcelona’s LaLiga Santander opener after suffering a muscle problem in training.”We didn’t have any doubts over his availability against Mallorca,” Setien…

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Quique Setien says it’d be reckless for Luis Suarez to play 90 minutes at Mallorca – Barca Blaugranes
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Quique Setien says it’d be reckless for Luis Suarez to play 90 minutes at Mallorca – Barca Blaugranes

Barcelona manager Quique Setien says it would be “reckless” for Luis Suarez to play the whole 90 minutes against Real Mallorca on Saturday. The Uruguay international has been cleared to return to action after undergoing knee surgery in January, but Setien is clearly prepared to be cautious with the striker. He told Tot Costa: “Suárez…

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