As stated by Josep bartomeu Tiempo de Juego, “Setien fired.” The name of the new coach of the Catalans is not yet known. Setian led the team during the past season in January 2020. He was succeeded by Ernesto Valverde.
However, the 61-year-old very badly worked at the club in the Spanish League, the team became only the second and in the Champions League and not disgraced in the quarterfinals, losing to Bayern 2:8.
the Spanish media claim that the main contender for the vacant post is a well-known former footballer of the national team of the Netherlands Ronald Koeman. With another candidate – the ex-coach of Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino – until you manage to negotiate a salary. Also media mentions Massimiliano Allegri and Thierry Henry.
While the players of “Barcelona”, or rather its leaders, led by Lionel Messi, demanded that the next chief coach should be former captain of the Catalans Xavi, who gained coaching experience in the championship of Qatar.