Quique Setien Bio – Quique Setien Wiki
Quique Setien born Enrique Setién Solar is the head coach of FC Barcelona and a former professional footballer who played as a central midfielder.
According to Quique Setien’s bio on FC Barcelona website, he started his managerial career at his home town club of Racing Santander, helping them to promotion to the Spanish top flight in 2002. After a spell out of the game, Setién returned to take over at Logroñés, a club he had represented as a player in the first division of Spanish Football, but he was unable to avoid relegation to the Third Division.
Setien then moved on to Galician club Lugo and he gained promotion to the Second Division A in 2012. After a total of six seasons with Lugo, he joined first division side Las Palmas where he stayed for two campaigns. In 2017 he signed for Andalusian club Betis where he guided them to sixth place in the league and place in the Europa League in his first season in charge. Setién’s second campaign with the Seville based club saw him take the team to the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey before departing in the summer of 2019.
As a player, Setien was a midfielder who excelled with Racing Santander over 12 seasons in two separate spells – amassing 205 appearances and scoring 43 goals. He also featured for Atlético Madrid where he won the Spanish Super Cup as well as enjoying spells at Logroñés and Levante.
Quique Setien Barcelona New Manager
FC Barcelona and Quique Setien reached an agreement for the latter to become first-team coach until 30 June 2022.
Quique Setien Formation
His preferred formation is 3-4-2-1.
Quique Setien Age
He was born on 27 September 1958 in Santander, Spain. He is 61 years old.
Quique Setien Children
Quique Setien’s son, Laro, is a footballer who plays as a midfielder.
Quique Setien Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet ( 1.82 m).
Quique Setien Nationality
He is of Spanish nationality.