Mercato | Mercato – Barcelona: The astonishing exit of Frenkie de Jong on the return of Xavi!

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Posted on November 6, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. by AC

After the draw between FC Barcelona and Celta Vigo (3-3), Frenkie de Jong was asked about Xavi's arrival.

This is the start of a new chapter for FC Barcelona . After scoring the club as a player, Xavi will now make his comeback, but as a manager. The 41-year-old is set to appear on Monday and will play his first game after the international break, with the derby facing Espanyol from next November 20. Joan Laporta is counting on him to revive a club in a most delicate position, both economically and sportingly, with a sad ninth place in La Liga.

“People are very excited by the arrival of Xavi, but above all we will have to work hard”

While waiting for Xavi, the FC players Barcelona could not do better than a draw on Saturday against Celta Vigo. Asked about his new coach at the end of the match, Frenkie de Jong knows that this will not be enough to solve all the problems of Barça . “We are waiting to see him. People are very excited by the arrival of Xavi, but above all we will have to work hard, ”explained the midfielder, at the microphone of Movistar, before returning to the meeting. “We lack personality, we are too static, we have to offer more when the opponent puts pressure on us. It's a big blow for us, it was an important game to allow us to raise our heads a little. That's a lot of points less, but we have to keep going ”.

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