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Veteran Barcelona defender Gerard Pique described Friday’s 8-2 Champions League humiliation on the fingers of Bayern Munich as a “disgrace” and claimed the storied membership had “hit all-time low”.
Thomas Mueller and Philippe Coutinho every scored twice because the German double winners blew Barca away in a merciless verbalize that will suggested significant questions over Lionel Messi’s future in Spain.
Ivan Perisic, Serge Gnabry, Joshua Kimmich and Robert Lewandowski possess been furthermore on display screen for Bayern, with Barca’s targets coming via a David Alaba admire arrangement and a 2d-half of strike from Luis Suarez.
“Now we possess hit all-time low. This will not be the first, nor the 2d, nor the third time. We are not on the factual direction,” mentioned Pique.
“Coaches and avid gamers practice every other, on the other hand it has been several years since we’ve got been ready to be aggressive on a European stage.
“We all have to deem internally and opt what is most inspiring for the membership, for Barca. Tonight was unacceptable for Barcelona.”
Five-time winners Barcelona’s final Champions League title came in 2015 and Friday’s rout adopted being beaten to La Liga title by bitter rivals True Madrid.
“It was a execrable match. It leaves a disagreeable feeling, a disgrace,” added 33-year-frail Pique.
“It’s very hard to gather however I’m hoping this is able to even be precious for one thing, for us to all take into consideration it.
“The membership needs adjustments. And I am not talking on the stage of the coach or the avid gamers, however structurally the membership needs adjustments of all kinds.
“We should always raise in original blood to replace this dynamic, and if an significant, I would be the first to leave.”