The French coach appeared as a proposal through the Portuguese Jorge Mendes, in the event of an early departure from the current Blaugrana coach.
The second place in The league hit hard on Barcelona, which caused all eyes to turn to Quique Setién. And it is that the continuity of the coach in the Culés entered a blanket of doubt and everything would indicate that his last chance will be in the return of the round of 16 of the Champions League in front of Napoli.
For this reason, the first options to replace the Cantabrian have already begun to emerge. It is the case of Xavi Hernández is the one who is essential, who is always linked to the Blaugrana box, although now a new name for the position appeared: Laurent Blanc.
According to Mundo Deportivo, the Frenchman was offered to the Catalan leadership to occupy the team’s bench. According to the newspaper, such a proposal came through Jorge Mendes, since the representative carries out his work with the former Paris coach Saint-Germain.
At the moment, the idea of having the past coach of France was only a simple offer because the Barça directive did not issue a response and even more so with Setien’s disposition.
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