Lionel Messi lean spell could happen to anyone, says Barca boss Quique Setien

Barcelona star Lionel Messi

The final seven video games have confirmed in large part unproductive for Lionel Messi, however, Barcelona trainer Quique Setien isn’t unduly involved.

Lionel Messi’s lean spell in entrance of objective isn’t inflicting Quique Setien to panic, with the Barcelona trainer insisting “it could happen to anyone”.

The most often prolific Messi has failed to attain in six of his final seven video games and was once a peripheral determine in Sunday’s 2-Zero Clasico loss to Real Madrid.

That uncharacteristically unproductive run of shape for Messi has coincided with Barca dropping the most sensible spot in LaLiga, being knocked out of the Copa del Rey, and being held to a 1-1 draw within the first leg in their Champions League last-16 tie with Napoli.

However, talking forward of Saturday’s house fit with Real Sociedad, Setien claimed to be completely unconcerned via Messi’s obvious downturn.

“I don’t care that he didn’t score recently,” mentioned Setien. “If Lionel Messi  scored it will be higher, nevertheless it hasn’t ever troubled me.

“It may just occur to Leo or any person. He is having probabilities and that’s the essential factor, that chances are high that generated.

“He has been scoring goals for 14 years if he now has a period in which he scores less it is not important.”