Xavier Hernandez Creus who is the product of Barcelona youth academy and from 1998 to 2015, played for the Catalan club Barcelona. Now, he is the manager of a Qatar professional football club Al Sadd. But reportedly, Xavier Hernandez wants to return to the Camp Nou. It is a hot topic now. Why? Let’s find out.
Just a couple of months ago, Barcelona tabled an offer in front of the former top-rated midfielder. But at that time, Xavi did not answer their call. But this time the Spanish World Cup-winning midfielder has set his mind completely. He wants to return to his own address. At the same time, he wants to make the dream of Johan Cruyff comes true. The Dutch legend once said that one day, Xavi will become the coach of Barcelona.
Xavi Hernández: “I want to come back to Barcelona for a new project. One that is just beginning.” pic.twitter.com/9XbgIbZsB1
— total Barça (@totalBarca) March 29, 2020
When Barcelona sacked Ernesto Valverde after the poor performance in the league and the other competitions before the winter transfer, the Catalan club placed an offer in front of their former midfielder to take control of the La Liga champion. But the former midfielder did not accept the offer but refused. Later, the Spanish champion assigned Quique Setien as the new manager of the Catalan club. In recent times, Xavi has given an interview to a Spanish newspaper. There he revealed that his mind has changed finally. Now, it is clear that he wants to return to the Camp Nou. And he is too excited also.
Xavi declares he wants the Barca job and lists Jadon Sancho and Serge Gnabry as players he would target. pic.twitter.com/33OgnXYwn3
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) March 29, 2020
In the last January, when Barca made the offer for him, it was a little early for him, Xavi stated that who finished his career in the Qatar club, Al Sadd, in the year 2019. But as the coach, he informed Barcelona about his thought back in last January. Xavi is still the player who played the highest 855 matches wearing the Catalan club’s jersey. He made things clear that he is seeing himself in a project. And it will be started from zero an all the decisions will be taken by him alone.
Xavi: “One day I would like to return (Barça). I would sign wingers, like Neymar. I don’t know if he would fit in a non-football sense, but football-wise I do not have doubts that he would be a spectacular transfer.” pic.twitter.com/nhrEJtFqFQ
— Josen🃏 (@BarcaEra1) March 30, 2020
The 40 years old Xavi thinks that his teammates like Carles Puyol’s return to the club will make his work too easy. If he is to talk about the current squad of Barcelona, he believes that Ter Stegen is the best goalkeeper in the world right now. And the team has Pique, Busquets, Lionel Messi and some others. The players like De Jong and Arthur have the ability to play for the club for the next ten years successfully.