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Barcelona manager, Quique Setien, has clarified why he took forward, Ansu Fati, off right off the bat in the second half during his side’s La Liga 2-0 win over Leganes on Tuesday night.

Barcelona vs Leganes: Setien explains why he substituted Ansu Fati early, rates Griezmann’s performance

He likewise hailed forward Antoine Griezmann’s exhibition against Leganes.

Barcelona vs Leganes: Setien explains why he substituted Ansu Fati early, rates Griezmann’s performance

Barcelona vanquished Leganes at the Camp Nou, on account of two goals from Ansu Fati and Lionel Messi.

Barcelona vs Leganes: Setien explains why he substituted Ansu Fati early, rates Griezmann’s performance

“We opted for Ansu today because he has overcome some injury problems and has looked good in several training sessions now,” Setien was quoted by Sport as saying after the game.

Barcelona vs Leganes: Setien explains why he substituted Ansu Fati early, rates Griezmann’s performance

“He did a good job, both in attack and defence. I did not want to put him at risk anymore after the recent problems. He already had some pain at half time, and we wanted to take care of him.”

Barcelona vs Leganes: Setien explains why he substituted Ansu Fati early, rates Griezmann’s performance

Speaking on Griezmann’s performance, Setien added: “Griezmann is a boy who does a commendable job.

“He is an extremely important player.”

Barcelona vs Leganes: Setien explains why he substituted Ansu Fati early, rates Griezmann’s performance

Barcelona’s next La Liga fixture is against Sevilla on Friday.