& # 39; Yesterday I was walking around in my home town with COWS … now I am here in Barcelona & # 39 ;: Quique Setien admits taking Nou Camp hot-seat & # 39; wildest dreams & # 39; exceeds, since he strives to secure the third consecutive LaLiga title
- Quique Setien was introduced to the media as the new Barcelona manager
- The former Real Betis manager has come to replace Ax Ernesto Valverde
- He was joking that he was surrounded by cows on Monday before taking up the job
Quique acknowledged that he was in his hometown & # 39; walking with cows before the call offered him the Barcelona job.
The 61-year-old followed training on Tuesday morning before signing a contract until June 2022.
Speaking in the media after signing his contract, Setien said: & I ran yesterday around my hometown with cows around me and now I am here in Barcelona to manage the best players in the world.
I want to thank this institution for giving it a chance. Even in my wildest dreams I could have imagined this. I have to thank the club.
& # 39; I am enthusiastic about this challenge and this project. That is the biggest thing I have to pass on to the players. I have to show the players that and normally it's not too complicated for me to pass it on. & # 39;
When asked why the decision was made to abolish Valverde's mis-season, President Josep Bartomeu said: & # 39; The dynamics in the team could be improved, we are in the next round of the Champions League and the Copa del Rey and we thought it was a dynamic that we could improve.
& # 39; We often talked about this with Valverde, very openly with him, and we have always been very close to Ernesto Valverde with a good relationship and always talking about what could be improved. & # 39;
More to follow.