Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has confirmed the sacking of Quique Setien after the 8-2 humiliation against Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
Bartomeu confirms that the manager won’t be staying beyond this season, after having a meeting with Eric Abidal and Ramon Planes on Sunday, Bartomeu admitted this to a reporter for Spanish radio.
Bartomeu a @victor_nahe:
🎙️”Setién está fuera”.
El Presidente ha salido de la reunión con Abidal y Planes en las oficinas del club. pic.twitter.com/OCfy0uaxeu
— Tiempo de Juego (@tjcope) August 16, 2020
“He’s out,” the president told journalist Victor Navarro, as Navarro explained for the Cadena Cope radio station.
An official club announcement is expected soon, with Ronald Koeman tipped to replace the Spanish manager.
Barcelona is prepared to go back to the drawing board.