The buttocks on fire.
After the inflammatory statements by Gérard Piqué and the more downcast remarks by Quique Setién, Josep Maria Bartomeu tried to put out the fire which threatens his club in the mixed zone. ” This is not a time to make decisions, he nuanced. It’s a time when we have a lot of pain, so we have to keep energy and hope, which is difficult because we are sad. »
As for the structural changes mentioned, the Barça president remained evasive, although aware of the unstable situation of the club blaugrana. « At the moment I can’t tell you if Quique Setien will stay, tempered the strong man of Barça, threatened with one year of the elections.As I told you, the Champions League has just ended, we are second in Liga, this is not a time to make decisions, it is a time to reflect. We must all be together in these difficult times. The only thing I want to say is to apologize to the supporters. »
Realpolitik, pure and hard.