Quique Setien’s coaching staff have finally been dismissed from Barcelona over three months after they stopped working for the club.
’s sacking following
’s record-breaking Champions League Defeat against Bayern Munich, Setien’s last game as Barcelona’s manager ended as an 8-2 defeat, he later was replaced by
However, Barcelona only relieved him of his duties of coaching the team rather than formally terminating his contract, which after a month, The Catalan club formalized the exit of Setien in September.
It was revealed late in August that Barcelona had not formally sacked Setien, which led Setien sending the club a burofax – a document with legal standing – to prompt the official paperwork. Reported by Diario AS, Setien is demanding €4m in a case that will be decided by courtroom.
Now, Setien’s number two,
has confirmed that he along with coaches
Jon Pascua Ibarrola
have now left the club, after an unsatisfactory agreement.
He wrote on social media:
“Finally today, Fran, Jon and I have been able to resolve the contractual relationship that, incomprehensibly, still linked us with Barcelona, the letter reads.
“It was not the agreement that we wanted, but it is what we have accepted to end the degradation that we have been suffering and thinking about the future.
“It is evident that the club is going through a worrying situation, something that when you arrive is clear and which directly affects sports performance. You always believe that from within you can help solve it, but for us, despite all playing our part, it has been impossible for us.”