Former Barcelona boss Quique Setien had a long row with Lionel Messi following the club’s draw at Celta Vigo near the end of last season
blew their advantage at Balaidos twice in the recent stages of last campaign, as they gave in their La Liga title to Real Madrid.
confirmed Setien’s dismiss back in August following 8-2 Champions League defeat against Bayern Munich, which proved to be his final game.
The draw in Celta Vigo brought a strong argument betweenMessi
and Setien, with whichMessi
criticised him for not having the track record to tell players who won so many trophies and how they should play – before the former Real Betis responded.
“If you don’t like what I say, here is the door,” Setien toldMessi
to end the dispute.
Setien has confirmed that he and his coaching staff are taking legal action againstthe Catalan
club for €4m cause of the manner of their dismissals.
He only had 25 matches at the helm with his side winning on 16 occasions, drawing four matches and losing five, and has been replaced with Ronald Koeman.