The president of Barça finally addressed the potential arrival of Xavi on the bench of the Catalan club.
Joan Laporta praised Xavi Hernandez during the presentation of Sergi Barjuan as FC Barcelona interim coach on Friday.
Laporta praises Xavi
The decision to fire Ronald Koeman came late at night from Wednesday to Thursday. Laporta has made the decision to promote B-team Barjuan on a temporary basis, and talks are underway between Barcelona and Al Sadd boss Xavi.
“Good, very good. I have very good references from people who are close to him,” Laporta replied when asked what he thought of Xavi, the coach.
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“I talk to him a lot. Two months ago when we supported Koeman, I spoke to Xavi. I know what he thinks about the team, his opinions and what he thinks to be. to do.”
Regarding his decision to sack Koeman, Laporta has been clear that this season’s goals do not appear to be achievable.
“The situation was not sustainable. We had to act. We were not on track to achieve the goals for the season, which is to win trophies,” he said.