Mercato | Mercato – Barcelona: Simeone's admission on Xavi's return to Barça!

Posted on November 6, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. by Th.B.

Atletico de Madrid coach Diego Simeone will face Xavi in ​​the second leg of the La Liga league this season and until June 2024 on paper. The Argentinian technician was delighted with Xavi's appointment to FC Barcelona.

The FC Barcelona has decided to launch a new chapter of its sports project by terminating the contract of Ronald Koeman to name Xavi Hernandez at the head of the first team. The former glory of FC Barcelona left his club Al-Sadd on Fridayto join Barça. This Saturday, the Spanish technician landed on Catalan soil and will travel to Camp Nou on Monday for his introductory press conference. His visit has already been validated by Pep Guardiola , Andrés Iniesta or even Carlos Puyol . Atletico de Madrid coach Diego Simeone has also been happy to see Xavi Hernandez take the reins of Barça.

“I'm always happy that former players can become coaches”

“The arrival of Xavi? I am always happy that former players can become coaches. Xavi knows the house like no one else, he will know the paths that will shorten it in order to be as efficient as possible. And to convey to the team everything he has always talked about, what he has always said and represented. I imagine he arrives in a place where he is loved and where he knows the way forward ”. said Diego Simeone during his press conference of the day this Saturday and in remarks reported by AS.

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