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Quique Setien praises Messi's professionalism and blows up Barcelona's dressing room: "In forty years, I've never seen anything like this"

Quique Setien praises Messi’s professionalism and blows up Barcelona’s dressing room: “In forty years, I’ve never seen anything like this”

One of the coaches who recently passed through Barcelona, still in the administration of Josep Maria Bartomeu, Kiki Sittin He broke the silence and gave an interview to the Spanish newspaper El Pais on Thursday (12). In addition to not winning any club titles, the coach was distinguished by the 8-2 result he suffered against Bayern Munich, across the Champions League.

First, Setien praised his professionalism Messi, who left Barcelona to play for a team Paris Saint-Germain Recently: “I’ve said many times that Messi is the best player of all time or at least the times I’ve watched it, because you can’t reach the greatness of Pele.”.

On the other hand, criticism of the Barcelona locker room was harsh: “I’ve never lived in a locker room like that. Neither in the national team nor in Atletico Madrid. It was something else. That shocked me. There are so many things that are impossible to control. You get there and the locker room is not happy. Forty years ago A year, I’ve never seen a locker room like that.”.

Setien led Barcelona between January and August 2020, replacing Ernesto Valverde, who was sent off after losing the Spanish Super Cup to Atletico Madrid. Leader Spanish Championship Before the epidemic, Barcelona lost the title real MadridAnd he went out in a devastating way in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Without winning the Spanish League since the 2018-2019 season, Barcelona appeared for the first time in this season’s edition next Sunday (15), at the Camp Nou, against Real Sociedad. For the first time in 17 years, Lionel Messi will not be available to the Catalan club coach.

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