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.
Xavi is the new coach of FC Barcelona. The former Spanish International was in press conference on Monday and he mentioned Lionel Messi. © Provided by Football 365 Xavi - Lionel Messi
The man that the Blaugrana supporters were waiting officially took office at the FC Barcelona . Appointed coach to replace a Ronald Koeman landed a few days earlier, Xavi was in front of the press on Monday for a first public conference and a good presentation. During his interaction with the journalists, the former Catalan milieu admitted to having received news from another ancient glory of the club.
Video: Barça - Barjuán: "I trust Xavi" (Dailymotion)
Lionel Messi injury update: PSG star subbed out at halftime, status uncertain for Champions League
PSG star Lionel Messi was subbed out at halftime of the Oct. 29 Ligue 1 match against LOSC Lille. Although it was a precautionary move, his status for the Champions League is uncertain.Messi had a poor first half playing the role of "false nine" at the center of the forward line. He gave the ball away and was often swarmed by defenders as Lille clogged the middle of the field. He struggled to create with his back to goal, threading a ball to compatriot Angel Di Maria in the one instance he was afforded a brief running spurt at the Lille defense. He finished with two shots off target and lost possession seven times.
"With Messi, I have a relationship of friendship. He wrote me and wished me good luck. " A Message of encouragement that was hot in the heart of a Xavi who conceded that he "will have liked to train it", still considering him as "the best player in the world and the history of this club " Realistic, the 2010 World Champion, however, knows that Lionel Messi will not come back soon: "We do not have it anymore and we should no longer think of the players who are no longer there. " now turned to the future. , Xavi wants to restore the coat of arms of FC Barcelona. Even if it's without Messi.
Xavi Surprised with "Next Messi" .
The successful debut of Xavi as a coach of the FC Barcelona stood above all two youngters in focus. A finger tie towards the future? © Provided by sport1.de Xavi Surprised with "Next Messi" is that the way that helps the FC Barcelona back to old shine? with a 1-0 victory in the CityBerry against Espanyol Barcelona celebrated Xavi a successful coach debut for the Catalans. The game was no reason to get in ecstasy, Memphis Depay redeemed Barca with his hit from the penalty point.