The Barcelona coach left him out of the call for the game this Saturday for the Joan Gamper Trophy and Catalan media also assure that he told him to find a team.
Barcelona will put into play this Saturday, from 14 in Argentina, the Joan Gamper Trophy, and the list of summoned that Ronald Koeman gave for that match against Elche – led by former Lanús Jorge Almirón – left another controversial decision in view from the Barcelona coach.
Is that the expected absences of Luis Suárez and Arturo Vidal was added that of another footballer who, according to RAC1, would not be taken into account either. Is about Riqui Puig, considered until recently as the great promise of Barça, the ideal partner for Lionel Messi, and now a dispensable player.
According to this information, the Dutch coach He told him on Friday to look for a way out from here until the end of October 5, which closes the market. Among the arguments, he told him that the chosen system (4-2-3-1) does not favor him and that he does not see him as a playmaker either.
Riqui He had played 45 minutes against Nàstic in the first pre-season friendly and 30 minutes against Girona, and his performance evidently did not convince Koeman.
The decision of the deté caused a lot of noise on social networks, where there are conflicting positions.
Some argue that Puig had filming with Setién and that he did not prove to be up to the task, so they support Koeman’s measure, however there are others who assure that “if Riqui does not fit into his scheme, neither does his idea fit into our scheme. style”.
The summoned list is made up of Neto, Iñaki Peña, Arnau Tenas, Nelson Semedo, Piqué, Araujo, Busquets, Aleñá, Griezmann, Pjanic, Messi, Dembélé, Coutinho, Lenglet, Trincao, Alba, Braithwaite, Sergi Roberto, de Jong, Junior, Pedri, Konrad and Ansu Fati.