Setien Fears Barcelona Sack After Osasuna Defeat


Barcelona coach Quique Setien fears he could be sacked before the Catalans Champions League second-leg second round clash with Napoli next month.

Setien admitted his doubts after his side’s shock 2-1 defeat at home to 10-man Osasuna.

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi blasted his team-mates after they lost the title to their rivals.

The Argentine superstar dubbed them “weak” and “erratic” and cast doubt over their chances of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals.

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Setien backed Messi’s comments and reckons Barcelona are in need of a major shake up before they host Napoli on August 8.   

As reported by Spanish outlet Marca, he said: “I am responsible for our situation, as I am the manager of the team.

“I hope we will face the Champions League this summer as a different team, but I am not sure about what happens next for me.

“I agree with the post match comments from Lionel Messi about self-criticism,…

Source: Complete Sports