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“His record is excellent. He’s demonstrated that he’s a completely valid manager,” says journalist Bernat Soler. The footballer-turned-manager Pichi Alonso agrees: “His record is extraordinary. The bar was set very high.” Ex-footballer Gerard López comments that “my evaluation of him is very positive. I’ve been pleasantly surprised with his press conferences.” Journalist Pere Escobar adds: “He’s completely normal in an abnormal world, this makes him extraordinary.”