Confidence Grows: Barça wants Xavi as a Koeman successor
it had been announced for weeks, after the next bankruptcy it is official: Ronald Koeman has to pack his clothes as Barça coach . Now the Catalans work on the return of club legend Xavi. © Provided by 90min Xavi is to take over Barça after the Koeman-Off | Karim Jaafar / Gettyimages The 58-year-old Koeman was named in September after a bad start to the new season of President Joan Laporta. Within the board of Barça should already be matured to bring Xavi back to Camp Nou as a new coach.
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The legend is back at home.
named Barça coach on the night Friday to Saturday , Xavi landed at the end of the morning in Barcelona. The new Catalan coach has delivered its first impressions on the club channel. "I can not wait to start, meet the players and talk with them. It was my dream and the dream became reality. It is a challenge that the staff and I are ready to take up. We need supporters and we have to make them happy. The work that awaits former number 6 Catalan is colossal: currently 10th at eight points of the Real, before the move on the lawn of Celta Vigo, the Barça must also ensure its qualification for the rounds of the Champions League. After two pushing wins against the dynamo Kiev.
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November 6, 2021
Alves agrees Barca return under Xavi .
Barcelona announced on Friday that veteran defender Dani Alves will be returning to the club as new coach Xavi Hernandez's first signing. Alves, 38, has been a free agent since leaving Sao Paulo in September but is ineligible until the transfer window opens early next window. He played for the Camp Nou outfit between 2008-2016 when he lifted the Champions League title three times alongside Xavi. "Barcelona and Dani Alves have reached an agreement in principle for the player to join the football first team for the remainder of the current season," they said."The Brazilian will be joining training from next week but will not be able to play until January.