Setién-Arthur Summit before training

Quique Setién was bombed during the press conference this Friday on Arthur's state of mind And on whether he will be prepared to play a game as momentous as against Celta this Saturday, especially considering that the player is about to close an agreement with Juventus Turin. Setién replied that he has full confidence in Arthur and that he hopes he will continue to focus Despite all the noise that is revolving around him. In fact, confirmed that the Brazilian would enter the call and travel to Vigo, Despite the rumors that placed him this weekend in Turin to pass the medical examination.

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In any case, Setién wanted to personally verify his statements regarding Arthur at the press conference and subsequently met with him. before starting training. For a few minutes, the coach spoke with the midfielder, especially to take an interest in your mood. The player insisted that he is fully prepared to travel to Vigo, although acknowledging that his situation is not easy.

And is that Setién will travel to Vigo with many casualties in the midfield (De Jong and Sergi Roberto, injured, and Sergio Busquets, suspended), so Arthur's presence is almost indispensable, since only Rakitic and Arturo Vidal are available from the first team. Although it is also true that the brilliant appearance of Riqui Puig in recent games have opened the doors of ownership wide open.

In the session this Friday, the absence of Sergi Roberto was finally confirmed, who continues with discomfort due to a rib fissure, so Setién will only have fifteen first-team players available for the match against Celta. That means that it could take up to eight players from the subsidiary to complete the call for 23 footballers.