FC Barcelona will sack manager Quique Setien if he fails to guide the team to Champions League glory.

Setien has been under intense pressure at the club recently and losing the Laliga title to Real Madrid only compounded to his woes with his position under immense threat.

Sport reports that the tactician is aware of the threat after finishing five points behind Madrid and despite being under contract until 2022, the club could cut short his tenure during the forthcoming elections in 2021.

The board of directors, however, could spare him if he can guide the club to their sixth European triumph where they are slated to take on Serie A side Napoli in the coming month for a place in the next round of the competition.

Barca takes on Napoli at home in the last-16 second leg on August 8, four months after their 1-1 draw in the first leg.

The Spanish giants have work cut out for them should they make it to the quarterfinals as there is only a single leg in the stage which is to take place on August 14-15 with the semi-finals set for August 18-19.

The final will be held on Sunday, August 23, with all matches hosted in Lisbon.


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