Setien joked about re-signing the midfielder at Camp Nou
The 'Setien Phenomenon' has landed at Camp Nou. The new Barcelona coach, at the age of 61, is fulfilling a lifelong dream by coaching the Catalan giants.
He has always admired Barça and loved the way they play, largely thanks to the mark left by Johan Cruyff, who he says he would have lost a finger to play under.
One week into his new job, he took part in a small, fun quiz for the club's official media channels, where he was asked about his childhood, his love of chess etc etc.
One of the most surprising answers came to the question: Which club legend would you bring back? "Iniesta, although he's still not retired... maybe we can bring him back..."
Asked which player he met first in the dressing room, he said "Rakitic." And he had no doubts when asked what his favourite chess piece is: "The Queen."
The player he most enjoyed as a kid was "Quinioto," the name given to the Portuguese player Joaquim Lucas Duro De Jesus, who played for Racing Santander between 1975 and 1978.
His favourite singer is "Bruce Springsteen", he speaks "Spanish and a little English" and he has a pet.
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