Barça denies having thought of Blanc as new coach

Barcelona unofficially distances itself from Laurent Blanc as a possible substitute for Quique Setién in the event that the Cantabrian coach does not start next season. From the Blaugrana club they recognize that The contact has occurred, but not because they have called him, but because through various advisers he has offered himself to the Blaugrana club.

The same sources assure that the French coach is not the first on the list in the event of having to take over from the bench, while ensuring that they are focused on the day-to-day life of the club and that the top priority is to face the Champions League.

Blanc is respected as a technician, but the fact that He has not coached a team since leaving Paris Saint-Germain in 2016 makes him too risky a bet.

The message from the technical secretariat, where it is denied that it was Éric Abidal who contacted with his compatriot he is calm and waiting for events.

However, it seems very clear that there is movement in search of a coach, although Laurent Blanc does not occupy a place of preference in the list of possible substitutes.

In that sense, the second round by Xavi is the solution that has the most supporters on the board, Although they are aware that many things have to change in Barcelona, ​​at the level of structure and names, for Terrassa to accept the Blaugrana challenge.