8 potential replacements for Quique Setien at Barcelona
Poor results and performances along with quarrel with the dressing room might be enough to force Quique Setien out of the coaching role at Barcelona.
The Catalans are prepared to part ways with Seiten unless he shows results with drastic improvements. The squad are currently chasing Real Madrid for the La Liga titles while not having any realistic changes at the current Champions League campaign.
The experienced manager took over Ernesto Valverde in January in order to improve the squad’s performance as they often seemed to rely heavily on Lionel Messi despite having many talented footballers among them.
Despite showing signs of improvement, their latest performance against Sevilla, Athletic Bilbao, and Celta Vigo has shown significant signs of issues that are still lurking. The heavy reliance on Lionel Messi is still present and evident in every match.
Club president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, and sporting director, Eric Abidal, recently met with the Spanish coach to discuss the current state and future of the club. RAC1 had reported that the trio were analyzing the current performance while discussing Setien’s future.
One thing is clear, if Setien fails to deliver huge improvements to the squad’s performance, he will most likely be sacked before or after the current season.
Here are 8 potential candidates that the Barca hierarchy could choose to replace Setien.
Garcia Pimienta is the current Barca B manager who was very closely linked with the first-team job when Ernesto Valverde was tipped to be removed. The 45-year-old has not only been a coach ...
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