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Barcelona to sack Setien, United chase Saul Niguez




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Barcelona to sack Setien

Following their 8-2 humiliation at the hands of Bayern Munich, Barcelona are set to sack Quique Setien on Saturday.

So, is it goodbye Quique Setien? Or what could be the solution to the disaster of a team put together by Barcelona on Friday.

Barcelona’s Champions League horror show against Bayern Munich is reportedly the final straw for the club’s hierarchy.

Now that we know it’s certain Quique Setien will not be in charge come next season, who is next in line to take charge at the Nou Camp?


According to popular sports journalist Fabrizio Romano, Barcelona have already decided to sack Quique Setien following their 8-2 humbling to Bayern.

The Catalan giants were beaten beyond repair on Friday night by a rampant Bayern Munich side who have won all of their last 30 games in all competitions.

Former Barca player Xavi has been tipped to replace Quique Setien at Barcelona. Other notable names are Mauricio Pochettino and Masimiliano Allegri.


– Manchester United are readying a surprise bid for Atlético Madrid star Saul Niguez this summer according to Marca.

– The Evening Standard reports talks are still ongoing between Man Utd and Dortmund to sign Jadon Sancho.

– Serbian media company Outlet Republika suggests Man Utd have signed young sensation Filip Stevanovic from Partizan Belgrade.

– According to Sky Sport Italia, Hellas Verona defender Marash Kumbulla has asked for permission to leave his club this summer amid interests from Napoli, Inter and Juventus.

– Footy Area confirms talks are underway between Bayern Munich and Inter to make the loan deal for Ivan Perisic permanent.

– Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to extend his stay with Milan by signing a new two year contract this week.

– According to Foot Mercato, Barcelona are ready to enter talks with Bayern Munich over Thiago Alcantara. The Spaniard has been linked with a move to Liverpool, PSG and Man City.

– Following the arrival of William Carvalho from Betis, Thomas Partey has been given the green light to join Arsenal this summer.

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Barcelona to sack Setien, United chase Saul Niguez | Footy Area