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newsfootballa month ago

Manchester City need three exceptional players to transform their team, feels Xavi

Barcelona legend and Al Sadd manager Xavi Hernandez has revealed that in order to improve, Manchester City and Pep Guardiola need three exceptional players. The Cityzens were knocked out in spectacular fashion from the Champions League by Olympique Lyon and finished second in the Premier League.
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newsfootballa month ago

Reports | Barcelona create three-man shortlist to replace Quique Setien

Despite only appointing Quique Setein in January, ESPN has reported that Barcelona have created a three man shortlist of Ronald Koeman, Mauricio Pochettino and Xavi Hernandez to replace Setien. The former Real Betis boss has reportedly failed to impress his new employers since taking over.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Whatever happens Xavi has to return back to Barcelona, asserts Samuel Eto'o

Samuel Eto’o has revealed that he asked former teammate Xavi Hernandez to return to their former club FC Barcelona as a part of their coaching staff. Not only that, but the Cameroonian also lauded the efforts of Luis Suarez and claimed that he is one of the best strikers in the world at present.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Manchester United would have won six Champions League titles in another era, claims Paul Scholes

Paul Scholes has claimed that Manchester United could have won five or six European Cups, but the great Barcelona and Real Madrid teams prevented them from doing domainating. Scholes spent his career at Old Trafford and won several trophies including the Champions League on a couple of occasions.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Open about the fact that I want to return to Barcelona, confesses Xavi

Barcelona legend and Al Sadd manager Xavi Hernandez has admitted that he’s open about the fact that he wants to return to Camp Nou in the future. An integral part of a trophy filled era for both Spain and Barcelona, the 40-year-old is considered to be amongst the best to ever grace a football field.
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newsfootball8 months ago

I turned down Barcelona’s offer to manage them, confirms Xavi

Barcelona legend and Al Sadd manager Xavi Hernandez has admitted that he did get an offer from his former side and that he subsequently turned it down. The La Liga giants parted ways with Ernesto Valverde and replaced the former Athletic Bilbao coach with Quique Seiten earlier this week.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Barcelona part ways with Ernesto Valverde and appoint Quique Setien

Barcelona have parted ways with manager Ernesto Valverde and have appointed Quique Setien as their next manager. The La Liga giants have been considering parting ways with Valverde for quite some time now with Xavi, Mauricio Pochettino and Ronaldo Koeman all linked with the managerial role.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Xavi is still the coach of Al Sadd, proclaims Turki Al Ali

Al Sadd general manager Turki Al Ali has said that as of today Xavi remains the manager of the Qatari club despite reports suggesting interest from Barcelona. Barca manager Ernesto Valverde may face the axe after a disappointing 3-2 loss to Atletico Madrid in the semi-final of the Spanish super cup.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Reports | Barcelona meet Xavi as possible Ernesto Valverde successor

Barcelona are set to meet club legend and Al Sadd manager Xavi Hernandez over a potential move to replace Ernesto Valverde. The Barcelona boss has been under immense pressure over the last few months with rumours indicating that his time at the club is coming to an end amidst links to Ronald Koeman.
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featurefootball10 months ago

Dysfunctional Barcelona have to do a better job of moving on from Messi and co

In Depraved and Insulting English, the authors show us a side of the English language that, like most of the English language, has fallen out with the times. It’s archaic, hilarious and it’s from here the word epicaricacy lands in our lives and, like many in the book, it suits our purpose well.
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