Quique Setién has no players to discard. In fact, the situation is so dramatic that it summons all available first team players. And even then you cannot complete a list. It is what has to give approval to a template with 18 chips of the first team, knowing in advance that you can only have 17 because Luis Suarez is injured for long duration. The Cantabrian coach accepted the challenge with his eyes closed, letting the winter market pass without strengthening despite losing up to three players -Todibo, Aleñá and Wagué- not counting Carles Pérez, of the subsidiary, who participated in the dynamics of the first team since start of season Thus, the complete list of those summoned for the match against Betis (9 pm) in Benito Villamarín is as follows: Ter Stegen, Semedo, Sergi Roberto, Lenglet, Umtiti, Alba, Junior, Sergio Busquets, Rakitic, Vidal, Arthur, De Jong, Griezmann, Messi, Fati, Peña, Riqui Puig and Araújo. This anomalous situation makes him practically a survivor in every call. This Saturday he only had 14 players of the first team, because the long-term loss of Luis Suárez has joined that of Ousmane Dembélé, which will be operated next Tuesday in Finland for a complete rupture of the proximal tendon of the biceps femoris of the right leg and thus says goodbye to the season, plus the casualties of goalkeeper Neto and central Gerard Piqué. The latter also was already known low before being injured: he will complete this card cycle before Betis. With so few wicks, Setién has had to massively leverage the subsidiary -There is the circumstance that García Pimienta’s team is also under a minimum of troops-, taking a total of four players to Seville. Apart from striker Ansu Fati, who has been with the first team since the beginning of the course, the goalkeeper Iñaki Peña, the defender Ronald Araújo and the middle Riqui Puig will travel with the team. It is surprising that there are only three strikers on the list: Griezmann, Messi and Ansu Fati. Any eventuality would force Setién to denature the attack, having to put up Vidal or Sergi Roberto, for example.
LISTEN: Bruce Arians, Cardinals head coach Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Top Stories After doubling the Arizona Cardinals’ wins last season from the year prior, Bruce Arians has proven he can turn around a program.Now, Arians will try to tackle an even bigger problem troubling the state and its children.The Arians Family Foundation (AFF) will host the inaugural Arizona Golf Classic in Scottsdale, March 7-9, to help children that are involved in the court system as a result of abuse or neglect by their families. “A lot of the guys are coming in are looking forward to having a great time,” Arians said. “The Kierland Westin is a fantastic facility and it’s going to be a great time. Also, LeAnn Rimes is going to come out and sing the National Anthem and sing a few songs afterwards.” 0 Comments Share Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Your browser does not support the audio element. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact The event will raise money to bring CASAs (court-appointed special advocates) to the kids who need a voice.“It looks like it’s going to be a great start here in Arizona,” Arians told Doug and Wolf on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM. “We’re trying to have a benefit for CASA. My wife Christine was a CASA for 15 years and I saw firsthand how you can change one life at a time. We have 10,000 children in foster care in Maricopa County and they need our help.”The AFF was founded last year by Arians, alongside his wife, Christine. The foundation motto, “A Voice For Children,” does just that — giving the help and resources that children need for a successful future.“We’re trying to raise enough money so we can train more CASAs so that each child can have a voice,” Arians said. “That’s the one stable factor in most of their lives.“I’ve seen what Christine has done with a number of kids who really had no future and I know two right now who are in college and have a future. We want to be that voice for them and that person that’s stable in their life.”Among those expected to attend are Peyton Manning, Andrew Luck, Carson Palmer, Larry Fitzgerald, Tyrann Mathieu and Patrick Peterson.