translated from Spanish: Barcelona officialized Quique Setién’s departure as coach

FC Barcelona officially on Monday the dismissal of its coach Quique Setién after the meeting held by the board of directors of the culé entity, which explained that this is the «first decision in the framework of a comprehensive restructuring of the first team».» The board has agreed that Quique Setién is no longer the coach of the first team. This is the first decision in the context of a comprehensive restructuring of the first team, which will be made from the consensus between the current technical secretariat and the new manager, which will be announced in the coming days,» announced the Barça.La 2-8 defeat to Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals of the ‘Champions League’ has been decisive for the dismissal of the 61-year-old coach , former Betis and Las Palmas, which has finished the season without titles after the goal suffered last Sunday. Set also says goodbye to Barcelona after having directed 25 official matches with a balance of 16 victories, four draws and five losses (Valencia, Athletic, Real Madrid, Osasuna and Bayern), the last one of the biggest hotcomers in the history of the entity. The Santander native had been official on 13 January last at the Barca bank as a replacement for Ernesto Valverde and had a contract until June 2022.In meantime, FC Barcelona noted that the new coach will be announced in the «next days». The name that sounds loudest in the aisles of the culé store is that of Dutchman Ronald Koeman, former player of the blaugrana club.



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