Quique Setien reveals how Manchester City's win over Real Madrid could help Barcelona in El Clasico

Barcelona boss Quique Setien has indicated that Manchester City’s present gain about Real Madrid within the Champions League may help them to an extent, as they get in a position to revel in them on the Santiago Bernabeu in a leading-of-the-desk La Liga conflict on Sunday night.

In the pre-match push convention, Setien disclosed that he used to be on the Bernabeu closing Wednesday, to peer Genuine Madrid gain on Manchester Metropolis within the Champions League.

“I was not there to see Pep, I was there to see the sport,” he said, previous to introducing:

“We talked about a small of everything. What City did in the Bernabeu can assistance us to an extent.”

“We will be a daring team, we will attempt to have the ball and protect when they have it. As ahead of with True Betis and Las Palmas, we will be a daring staff, pressing and seeking the ball,” he spelled out even additional.

“Real Madrid have to be revered. It will be competitive, there will be phases that we manage and some others that we will not.”

Setien additionally furnished bodily health updates on Jordi Alba and Gerard Pique.

“He [Jordi Alba]’s very great, and the inner thoughts are optimistic. We just have to come to a decision with him whether or not he is heading to start or not. We will see. Of system, he is confident,” the former True Betis supervisor defined, simply earlier than concluding:

“[Gerard] Pique has also recovered effectively, he will not have any troubles.”

Quotes by the use of SB Nation.