Xavi Hernandez was officially appointed as Barcelona coach on Friday (11/5/2021) or Saturday (6/11/2021) morning WIB. So, does Xavi directly lead El Barca in this weekend’s match?
The former Spanish national team midfielder is often linked with Barcelona . Xavi Hernandez is considered the right person to replace the role of Ronald Koeman who was sacked on 27 October.
In order to be able to repatriate the legend, representatives of Los Cules flew to Qatar. They held a meeting with Xavi and his agent on Wednesday (11/3/2021), to discuss plans for cooperation.
After the meeting, the 41-year-old coach said he was interested in returning to Barcelona. Xavi Hernandez admitted he was excited to sit in the chair of El Barca coach.
However, the directors of Al Sadd are reluctant to let go of the coach who has successfully presented the seven titles. They will try to keep Xavi Hernandez at Al Sadd until his contract expires on 30 June 2023.
But in the end, Al Sadd let go of Xavi Hernandez . As reported by Marca , Barcelona do not need to pay compensation to get Xavi’s services.
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Sign a 3 Season Contract
With Barcelona , Xavi Hernandez agreed to sign a contract with a duration of three seasons or until June 30, 2024. Xavi is expected to be able to boost Barca’s unstable performance this season.
Directly Lead Barcelona?
Even though he has officially become the coach of El Barca, Xavi Hernandez will not lead Barcelona to face Celta Vigo at the Abanca-Balaidos Stadium, Saturday (6/11/2021) night WIB.
The reason is, he will only be officially introduced as the new coach of Barca at Camp Nou on Monday (11/8/2021). As a result, interim coach Sergi Barjuan will still command Barcelona when dealing with Celta Vigo.
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Netizens react after Xavi Hernandez officially takes over Barcelona: The Maestro is back
Barcelona officially appointed Xavi Hernandez as the new coach on Friday (5/11/2021) night or Saturday (6/11/2021) morning WIB. Barca tied Xavi to a three-season contract, or until June 30, 2024.
After sacking Ronald Koeman on 27 October, Barca are actively pursuing Xavi Hernandez’s signature . The Blaugrana management immediately flew to Qatar to meet with Xavi and his agent to discuss plans for cooperation.
The former Spanish national team midfielder also said he was interested in returning to Barcelona . But on the one hand, he is still under contract as coach of Al Sadd until June 30, 2023.
The directors of Al Sadd were reluctant to let go of the coach who successfully presented the seven titles. They will try to keep Xavi Hernandez until his contract expires.
But in the end, Al Sadd let go of Xavi Hernandez. As reported by Marca, Barcelona do not need to pay compensation to get Xavi’s services.
The return of Xavi Hernandez to Barca was welcomed by the fans. The following is the reaction of netizens after the 41-year-old coach was officially announced as Los Cules coach.
The Maestro Is Back
Keep calm, but … Yeeahhh
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