LIGA - Carles Puyol ensures that Xavi wants to come to Barça

26.10.2021 11:20 of A.R. TransferMarketWeb   see readings
LIGA - Carles Puyol ensures that Xavi wants to come to Barça
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The day after the defeat against Real Madrid at Camp Nou, during the Clasico (2-1), Carles Puyol, the former captain of FC Barcelona, ​​spoke to return to the sad period of the Catalan club.

Currently ninth in La Liga, Barça are also third in their Champions League group, behind Benfica and Bayern Munich. “The best player in history has just left us and we are in a phase of construction. Barca still have to fight to win titles. We must demand that the players give the best of themselves. Whistling the players is useless, he assured in a press conference. I went five years without winning a title. We also learn from bad experiences.”

Also questioned about the future of FC Barcelona, ​​the former Spanish central defender assured that Xavi would one day like to take the reign of his favorite club, he who is currently on the bench of Al Sadd SC, in Qatar.

“I spoke with Xavi this summer. We get along well. He's one of the ex-teammates with whom I have the best relationship. He has never hidden that he wanted to coach Barça and I am sure that one day his opportunity will present itself and he will do it in a spectacular way, ” he added. The former Catalan midfielder therefore already seems to be, once again, a potential avenue to take over from Ronald Koeman, recently heckled by Catalan supporters