According to the former Camp Nou star Rivaldo, Xavi will become Barcelona boss in the future. Thanks to his in-depth knowledge of the club and the right temperament and ideas to be a manager.

Rivaldo: Xavi will become Barca manager in the future

According to the former Camp Nou star Rivaldo, Xavi will become Barcelona boss in the future. Thanks to his in-depth knowledge of the club and the right temperament and ideas to be a manager. Champions League chatted with their former captain after breaking up with Ernesto Valverde earlier this season. Although Xavi – currently the manager of the Qatari club Al-Sadd. Turned them down, he is expected to take over at Camp Nou one day. Xavi has also recently spoken about his desire to take over the post of the manager of his old team. However, the former international of Spain said that “there can be no toxic around the dressing room” if he is appointed shortly. Retired Brazilian striker Rivaldo also warned that Xavi could be under additional pressure. Due to his reputation and similarities with Barca’s other ex-playmaker Pep Guardiola.

He’s the right person who knows the club

Rivaldo feels that the success of Guardiola, Xavi’s former coach at Barca. Could put an extra wait on the 40-year-old and that he will need additional signatures to reach a similar level – however, at the style level he is perfect. Rivaldo told reporters: “I believe that Xavi will become Barcelona head coach in the future. As he is not only the right person who knows the club from the inside, but also seems to have good qualities as a manager.” At the right time, he learns that the time has come for the Barcelona coach. He will try to bring his Barca team closer to his golden generation at Camp Nou.

Xavi had a similar professional career as Guardiola

“The pressure of raising the club to this level will be high, especially since he had a similar professional career as Pep Guardiola. A somewhat identical playing style, and now he could repeat the system in which he was a maestro.”Of course, doing something like this would be difficult. He would need to have the right players at the right time for his system to work correctly. When you received such pressure, it is because other people trust you, and you are responsible for a great club with huge ambitions. “A lot will depend on the players he has when he arrives in Barcelona. He needs to add two or three key pieces to strengthen the group and give him a chance to the level of Guardiola.”

During his stay at Barca, Xavi won 25 trophies, including eight La Liga titles and four Champions League crowns. He was widely revered as one of the best midfielders of his generation. According to him, recently, he is “very excited” by the prospect of being the manager of Barcelona, ​​but only “in a project that started from scratch and in which decision-making was mine.” He said: “I would like to work together with people in whom I have confidence, with whom I have fidelity and who are genuine people. There can be no toxic around the dressing room.”