Setien appointed Barca coach, Ernesto Valverde's replacement Monday 13/1, with the contract to March 6/2022. He was fired after losing 2-8 to Bayern in the Champions League quarter-finals, along with the loss of the advantage in the race for La Liga with Real champions and pity look great rivals to the throne.
Setien unpopular Messi
This time also appears the rift between Messi and coach as well as chief executives on how to operate the Barca team as well as professional problems. The tension between Messi and Setien supposedly "rising and no sign of hypothermia."
Revealed in a newspaper Mundo Deportivo latest, Messi and Setien was loud together after Barca beat Celta Vigo before falling scores in January 6/2020. Air that match Celta 2-2 Barcelona, created favorable conditions for Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid to the finish tape in La Liga.
Accordingly, Messi questioned the tactics of Setien after this bad result, called for coaches to respect the players who have won more titles than he. "If you do not like what I say, they know where the door go and know," retorted Setien. Messi is said to have laughed after saying on.
In a recent interview with the El Pais Spanish Setien himself admits "very difficult to coach Messi". Setien that Messi "is not a pure player" and "there are other aspects are very complex, very difficult to grasp."
Messi has experienced a turbulent summer with Barca in 2020, regarding his future at the club. Argentine star who expressed his wish to activate terms go free, ending nearly two decades of sticking to the Camp Nou. Yet after all the messy, Messi remained at Barca. In recent developments, Josep Bartomeu President also resigned.
In other notable information, the channel's popular El Chiringuito Spain has revealed that Messi still maintain plans to leave Barcelona, despite Bartomeu no longer in office. This channel A source said that 33 year-old Argentine superstar feel tired when capital continues with Barcelona and are using Bartomeu as an excuse to leave the club.