Quique Setién now talks as FC Barcelona boss. In the press conference during his presentation as Barça coach, the Cantabrian appeared delighted and emotional. With a smile on his face as he received the Barça shirt and with a tremble in his voice, Setién spoke his first words as the new boss, words that were well in tune with the Barça philosophy. We take a look at the highlights:
“It's a very special day for me. First, I want to thank the institution for the opportunity it has given me. Secondly, to say I am enthusiastic and excited about the project."
“Victory comes by playing well. The best way to win is to play good football and I want to maintain that for a long time."
“I have enjoyed Barça from the ouitside, on television. I have analysed Barça's style. I will add my touches and details."
“I love the Barça DNA”
“I can guarantee that my tam will play good football. I have shown that in the other teams I have been at."
“Barça has an extraordinary youth system. I will look after the young players: when one comes up, it give the whole side energy. They will chances to be a real part of the first team."
“I arrive with energy and I will try and get that across to the players. Normally it's not difficult for me. I hope to be a motivation."
“Every time that a new coach comes in, it is a stimulus for the squad. This I have sen in the first training session and I want to maintain that for the rest of the season."
“The talent is there. I am an honest and direct person and I will try to make them work."
“They have made me enjoy football. Every day and every game."
“He is unique and special”
“I am not yet aware of what it means to coach the best player in the world and his team mates. Yesterday, I was sitting quietly at home and today I found myself at the Ciutat Esportiva."
“I value the work he has done, he leaves me Barça in first place in the table. As such I want to thank him. A lot of things from his work will be good for us."