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De Jong – Setien isn’t that different from Valverde

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Frenkie De Jong insists things are not too different under new boss Quique Setien from old boss Ernesto Valverde.

Quique Setien took over from Ernesto Valverde a little over a week ago. Barcelona has won both his opening games. With dominant possession, but unimpressive scorelines.

Valverde was successful in terms of results at Barca, but his style of play was considered unBarcelona like.

The Spanish giant’s Dutch midfielder Frenkie De Jong has spoken about the new boss. Barca fans may want to look away now as he told AS, that things are not really very different, in fact very similar to their previous manager.

He said:

“The idea he has is the same as Valverde, the style of Barcelona possession.”

“The only things that have changed are small details, but the intention is to have the ball.”

Statistically, things seem very different though.