- Having turned down the possibility to educate Barcelona in January, Xavi outlined his plans for taking the position in future.
Modified 30 Mar 2020, 00:18 IST
Xavi named former Barcelona team-mates Carles Puyol and Jordi Cruyff as the lads he needs by his facet ought to he get the possibility to fulfil his ambition of turning into head coach at Camp Nou.
The 40-year-old received his second trophy as Al Sadd boss when he guided the membership to glory within the Qatar Cup remaining in January, days after turning down the provide of taking cost of Barcelona.
On the time Xavi stated it was “too quickly” for him to educate the LaLiga champions, however in an interview with La Vanguardia journal he made it clear that turning into Barca’s boss could be very a lot in his plans.
“I’m clear that I wish to return to Barca,” he stated. “I’m very excited.
“Now that I’ve seen myself teaching, I feel I can contribute issues to the gamers.
“However I made it clear to them that I noticed myself in a undertaking that began from scratch, and through which decision-making was mine.”
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Xavi shared 15 years as a Barcelona with Puyol and collectively they received six LaLiga titles, two Copa del Rey titles, three Champions Leagues, the UEFA Tremendous Cup and two FIFA World Cup Cups.
Cruyff’s time at Camp Nou got here within the mid-90s, however Xavi stated the 46-year-old, who’s now head coach of Ecuador, can be his first alternative as technical secretary.
“I wish to work along with folks in whom I’ve confidence, with whom there’s loyalty, and who’re very legitimate folks,” stated Xavi. “There can’t be anybody poisonous close to the locker room.
“We’re speaking about Carles Puyol, who was captain of Barca, and Jordi Cruyff, an excellent businessman and with quite a lot of expertise within the technical secretary.
“I’m a staff particular person; I do not wish to resolve alone. Clearly I wish to be very in tune with everybody.
“Within the locker room there could be no negativity, nothing poisonous. I wish to enter with folks from my atmosphere to kind a great staff.”
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