Josep Maria Bartomeu, the president of FC Barcelona club have officially confirmed the exit of Quique Setién from the club.
President of the FC Barcelona club, Josep Maria Bartomeu, confirmed to Tiempo de Juego on Sunday that Quique Setién had resigned as Barca’s head coach.
According to Guardian journalist Fabrizio Romano; Ronald Koeman, Mauricio Pochettino and Xavi are candidates for the position.
The tweet reads: “Bartomeu to @victor_nahe: “Setién is out.” The President has left the meeting with Abidal and Planes at the club offices”.
Setien stepped down after Barcelona suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich in the Champion’s League quarter-final, losing with the eye-watering score of 8-2. It was the first time that the team had conceded eight goals since 1946.
Setien became Barca’s head coach in January 2020, signing a contract to 30 June 2022.