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·4 August 2020

Julio Salinas: Barcelona should thump Napoli

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Former Barcelona striker Julio Salinas says they should be too strong for Champions League opponents Napoli.

Barca host Napoli for the second-leg of their round 16 tie with the scores locked at 1-1.

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"Napoli are a good team but they aren't Juventus. They finished 7th in this season's Serie A. If we are worried against Napoli, after drawing 1-1 away from home, we're in bad shape. We should go through even if we had four or five injured players. If not, it'd be a disaster," argues Salinas.

He also believes the club got it right by keeping Quique Setien in the hot seat.

"It doesn't make sense to change the coach just for one week. A dressing room with this magnitude of players wants to remain balanced and they've sorted out their issues with Setien and Sarabia. If they win the Champions League, there's no reason to change the manager who is under contract."

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