Mercato | Mercato – Barcelona: Barça already validates the debut of Xavi!

Posted on November 21, 2021 at 10:30 am by Th.B.

For his first time as FC Barcelona coach, Xavi Hernandez found his way to victory in the territorial derby against Espanyol (1-0). The opportunity for Barça's executive director to send him a message of encouragement and congratulations.

On the night of Friday 5 to Saturday 6 November, the FC Barcelona formalized the return of Xavi Hernandez , legend of the blaugrana club, who left his bags in Catalonia for this time to take the reins of the workforce of Barça and not just his midfield as was discussed during his playing career. Due to the international break, the technician from FC Barcelona did not have until Saturday evening and the reception of Espanyol in the Barcelona derby not yet been able to take his first steps as Barça coach. Thanks to a penalty converted by Memphis Depay at the start of the second half, FC Barcelona emerged victorious from this meeting for the premiere of Xavi on the bench, which was appreciated by Mateu Alemany .

“We got to see Xavi's idea”

“I give a very good mark. We come from a complicated dynamic, we played well even though we suffered at the end. We got to see Xavi's idea. I was delighted with the result. We know what we are like, we have seen how young people react to pressure in front of 75,000 people. We are starting to see things, but we must have patience and time ”. Alemany , executive director of FC Barcelona confided on Saturday evening, in remarks reported by Mundo Deportivo.

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