Riqui Puig is nostalgic for Quique Setien, whom he sees as a better coach than Ronald Koeman.
Riqui Puig has named Quique Setien as the coach who has helped him improve the most at Barcelona since appearing on the professional scene.
Riqui Puig talks about Manchester City
Asked to choose between Ronald Koeman, Pep Guardiola and Setien, Puig chose the latter. “I think because of the way he understands football and the way he treated me, [je choisirais] Setien, ”Puig said at a MIC Camp event.
“He was very close to me, he helped me a lot and I learned a lot from him.” One of the participants asked Puig where he would like to play in case he leaves Barcelona and the 21-year-old midfielder has chosen the team coached by compatriot Guardiola.
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“Because of the style of play and because they have a coach who understands football like me, [je choisirais] Manchester City, “Puig replied.” But at the moment I am very well at Barcelona and have no plans to leave. “
Puig praised the qualities of Barcelona yellow star Pedri and revealed he was surprised by his teammate’s performance this season.
“[Pedri] is the player who surprised me the most this season because of his youth, all the minutes he played and the way he played on the pitch, “noted Puig.
“He shows the quality he has and I am convinced that he can give a lot of joy to the club,” puig marveled about the player who makes the happiness of the Spanish national team at the Euro.