Coach Quique Setien time at Barcelona may be running low. Barcelona lead La Liga at the moment they sacked predecessor Ernesto Valverde to put Setien to replace, but the situation has worsened for Barca and ended with them losing the championship to Real Madrid in the round 37.
Setien face plastered coach fired after Barca lost the La Liga star
El Clasico Barca lost under Setien and recently lost in the championship race in a very lose face, before a Osasuna lost 1-2 at home to play a man short. Where scenes, Lionel Messi and some Barca players have a conflict with the management team, including the scandal the leadership has rental companies manage social networking to smear his players and is being investigate police.
After defeat to Osasuna, coach Setien no little optimism in his speech. He said: "I hope that he will continue to lead Barcelona in the Champions League, but I really do not know what will happen next."
Barca to the Champions League only a hope but they still have to play the return leg of 1/8 against Napoli, despite the away goals advantage after the first leg 1-1 draw in Naples. But with the current Barca game, Catalunya opinion that Barca have passed Napoli also hardly championship as rivals (Chelsea or Bayern Munich in the quarterfinals) could meet in the next round are formidable.
Newspaper Sport said Barca board meeting held after the Round 37 match series and it seems a decision concerning the future of Setien was launched. Coach Setien will be absent from work, either on-1 the next week or after the season, but officials Barca will go to visit the players to get their opinions before deciding to "pull the trigger" or not.
Messi and his team-mates will protest if Barca to replace minister between seasons
The move was assessed daily Sport games just to dodge the public reaction of the leadership club, taking players out as a front to justify they will layoff Setien. But Barca dressing room will not let the boss on the opportunity to do it, Sport, said the team spirit in which Messi will oppose the club mid-season to replace minister again.
Argentine superstar though not necessarily too intimate with coach Setien but the relationship between them have a normal job. Criticism recently that Messi said on the newspaper are facing leadership team, the message is no different to the words he spoke when coach Valverde still in office and Messi sent goodbye quite emotional when Valverde was to resign.
Besides layoffs Setien this time it is not easy to find a reputable alternative to continue the work. Xavi has committed to continue working in Qatar and it seems he would never work for Barca president Josep Bartomeu and if the allies were in power.