Xavi met with journalists on Thursday. Barcelona’s legend said that he turned down an offer from Barcelona officials. Xavi explained the reasons why he refused the offer.
Special Deal For Cules Legend
Former Midfielder of The Barcelona and Currently the manager of Al Sadd, Xavi Confirmed Rejection of return to Barcelona as a manager.
Xavi had a meeting with a higher in the rank of the club. So they discussed the possibility of returning Legend in Cules to replace manager Ernesto Valverde. Even he was offered Two and a half year contract to move in Barca instantly.
An alternative to him club seniors designated former Real Betis coach Quique Setie as a new manager, which happened on January 13 night, after they send away Valverde. The reason for dismissing Former club boss Valverde was, that he lost hopes of Barca fans after five important games went wrong for him.
Historical Loses of Valverde
April 10, 2018 – Roma 3 – 0 Barcelona, Champions League Quarter-Final;
May 7, 2019 – Liverpool 4 – 0 Barcelona, Champions League Semi-Final;
May 25, 2019 – Barcelona 1 – 2 Valencia, Copa Del Rey Final;
January 4, 2020 – Espanyol 2 – 2 Barcelona, LaLiga;
January 9, 2020 – Barcelona 2 – 3 Atletico Madrid, Supercopa de Espana Semi-Final.
As “Mundo Deportivo” Quotes, Xavi confirmed that offer was from Club Seniors. But he rejected because it’s too early to be the manager of the club Barcelona, as he needs more experience in coaching.
Dream Job for Ex-midfielder
He confirmed that he received an offer of Barcelona in the presence of Eric Abidal and Òscar Grau but did not accept it because it’s very soon to train the Barca. But his dream will keep on being to be a trainer of the Barca in the future.
The first time he told his family and The Al Sadd player because they paid close attention to the issue. For three days, he was not in his proper position, but now he’s focused on Al Sadd.
When Xavi refused their contract, Club offered to bring in Quique Setién. Former Real Betis Manager Panned the same two and half year deal that Xavi rejected.
Club Hopes for the Future
Legend of Cules continues his contract in Qatar until 2021. So at the end of the deal, he is free to look attentively at a new choice. Cules President Bartomeu said that Setien has a break clause in his contract in 2021. Through which will become active after the Presidential election.
President also confessed that he hopes one day, Xavi will be Barcelona Manager. So when Xavi’s contract comes to an end, there will be more connections indeed.
Meantime Xavi Continues concentration on Al Sadd. They need to win their cup final against Al Duhail on Friday.