Xavi makes Barcelona job vow as Ronald Koeman alternative as he reiterates credentials

Barcelona may axe Ronald Koeman if outcomes don’t enhance as they put together to face Actual Madrid this weekend in El Clasico whereas Xavi Hernandez has lengthy been tipped to take over

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Xavi has despatched a message to Barcelona over his credentials as supervisor after successful a seventh trophy as a coach.

Ronald Koeman has come underneath intense stress through the season towards a backdrop of monetary destroy.

Heavy defeats to Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid and Benfica have broken the Dutchman’s picture on the membership and lots of reviews in Spain have acknowledged that he would have been sacked had it not been for the financial scenario on the Nou Camp.

Barcelona are in a sticky scenario on the financial institution with their newest returns exhibiting that they’re virtually half a billion within the crimson.

It has been reported that the one stopping Koeman from being sacked is the large pay-off that they would want to fork out to get him out of the membership.

Ronald Koeman has come underneath hefty stress at Barcelona

Amongst these linked with a transfer to the Nou Camp dugout is Belgium boss Robert Martinez, former Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo and Ajax supervisor Erik ten Hag.

However the fan’s selection is obvious – Barcelona legend Xavi – who has been constructing his administration portfolio out in Qatar.

And when requested concerning the future, he admitted that he’s seeking to take over at Barca if a suggestion is available in.

Xavi stated: “My thought is to educate Barcelona sooner or later. I’ve by no means hidden this, it is my dream.

“I do not know if it’ll occur or not, whether or not they even want me or not, however for the second I’m additionally comfortable at Al Sadd and really pleased with being right here.

“If any provide comes, it is going to be evaluated after which we are going to attempt to determine, however in the meanwhile I’m very comfortable right here.”

Al Sadd coach Xavi is needed by Barcelona followers to take over


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The previous Spain midfielder is beloved in Catalonia, the place he spent the vast majority of his skilled profession and received trophy after trophy.

That features a whopping eight La Liga titles, three Copa del Reys, 4 Champions League trophies and the World Cup.

The latter stage of his profession included 4 years in Qatar with Al Sadd, the place he helped them win the league title in 2019.

Upon retirement that 12 months, the 41-year-old jumped straight into administration with Al Sadd the place he has already had nice success.

He received the Qatar Emir Cup on Friday after beating Al Rayyan on penalties, with Santi Cazorla scoring within the shootout.

Xavi confronted Laurent Blanc within the managerial dugout whereas James Rodriguez faltered.

However for the ex-Barca star, it was a seventh title for him in Qatar, lifting the Sheikh Jassen Cup in 2019, Prince Cup in 2020 and 2021, Emir Cup in 2020 and the SuperCup in 2020 and likewise the league champions in 2021.

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