MX23RW : Monday, September 28 15:15:55| >> :120:4220:4220:

Barcelona players 'lose faith in Quique Setien'

Barcelona players 'lose faith in Setien'
© Reuters
Many members of Barcelona's first-team squad allegedly lose faith in head coach Quique Setien after the club's recent results in La Liga.

Quique Setien reportedly faces a fight to keep his job at Barcelona after losing the faith of the dressing room.

While the Catalan giants have recorded 11 points from five games since the resumption, they have under-performed in their last four outings, resulting in the advantage being handed to Real Madrid in the title race.

After twice letting go of a lead at Celta Vigo on Saturday, Marca claims that Setien's relationship with his players has broken down.

The report suggests that many squad members are not listening to Setien's instructions, which appear to be left to assistant Eder Sarabia at drinks breaks during matches.

The former Real Betis man, who was only appointed as Ernesto Valverde's replacement in January, is said to be struggling to resolve the situation.

Barcelona's next two games come against Atletico Madrid and Villarreal, two teams currently in form in La Liga.

ID:404294:

Click here for more stories about Quique Setien

Click here for more stories about Barcelona

Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their first goal on March 7, 2020
Read Next:
European roundup: Lionel Messi sends Barcelona back top of La Liga
>
Latest Sports Video
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free match previews newsletter! Updates are sent twice a week.

rhs 2.0
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Real Betis32015326
2Granada320157-26
3Real Sociedad31204135
4Celta Vigo31203215
5Valencia31116514
6Real Madrid21103214
7Getafe21101014
8Villarreal311136-34
9Atletico MadridAtletico11006153
10Barcelona11004043
11Sevilla11003123
12Levante21015503
13Osasuna310234-13
14Athletic Bilbao210123-13
15Cadiz310235-23
16Huesca302124-22
17Real Valladolid302124-22
18EibarEibar301224-21
19AlavesAlaves301213-21
20ElcheElche100103-30

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!