Mercato | Mercato – Barcelona: Xavi's strong message to his former teammates!

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Posted on November 6, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. by La Rédaction

Now coach of FC Barcelona, ​​Xavi will find some former teammates in his new squad. And that's not to displease him, who sees this as an advantage.

The file has been heating up more and more lately and it is now official. After long negotiations and several turnarounds, Xavi became the new coach of FC Barcelona on the night of this Friday to this Saturday. The club culé confirmed the arrival of the Spanish technician on his Twitter account, he who will take over from Ronald Koeman . In his new squad, Xavi will reunite with former teammates. Indeed, Piqué , Jordi Alba , Sergi Roberto , Marc-André Ter Stegen and Sergio Busquets were already playing at Barça when the former midfielder left the club in 2015. And that's obviously not to displease him.

“I see that as a positive point because I know how they train ”

In comments reported by Mundo Deportivo, Xavi said he saw the presence of a few former teammates more as an advantage than a downside: “I see that as an advantage, it has happened to me before at Al Sadd. I know five players very well because they were my teammates and I see that as a positive because I know how they train, I know how they are, and these are the team captains. I see that as an advantage. “

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