Former player of FC Barcelona Xavi Hernández has been named as the new coach of the Spanish football giants Barcelona. Xavi now becomes the first team coach for the rest of the season in addition to two seasons ahead.
Xavi Hernández, who is from the youth team at Barça, has left his present club, Al-Sadd of Qatar, after talks held throughout the most recent couple of days with the owners of the club.
All things considered, Xavi Hernández will be unveiled on Monday 8 November as the new FC Barcelona first team coach. The presentation will happen in an event open to the public at Camp Nou. After the unveiling, Xavi Hernández will show up in a public interview in the Ricard Maxenchs press room.
Who Is Xavi Hernández?
Xavi Hernández was an incredible player during his days with Barcelona. He came out with a fantastic and memorable accomplishments – playing 767 matches and winning 25 titles.
The legend’s appearance record was standing very tall until he was recently outperformed by Lionel Messi with 778 games. In Xavi’s 17 years in the first team (1998 to 2015), he won 25 significant titles:
Liga: 8 (1998/99, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2012/13 and 2014/15)
Champions League: 4 (2005/06, 2008/09, 2010/11 and 2014/15)
Copa del Rey: 3 (2008/09, 2011/12 and 2014/15)
Club World Cup: 2 (2009/10 and 2011/12)
European Super Cups: 2 (2009/10 and 2011/12)
Spanish Super Cups: 6 (2005/06, 2006/07, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12 and 2013/14).
Notwithstanding, in all out he was at the club for a solid 24 years, starting as a U-12 in 1991/92. As one of the best midfield maestros ever, he reclassified the art of football with his innovative psyche, pinpoint passing and glorious capacity to read the game.
Xavi was one of the big brains of the team, who was comprised of his physical strength and exceptional brains. The legend additionally had what it takes and a phenomenal ability for administering all that happened on the field.
Louis van Gaal gave Xavi his first team debut in 1998, and he promptly got a customary spot in the first XI. It was under Frank Rijkaard from 2003 that he genuinely detonated, and under Pep Guardiola from 2008 he became viewed as probably the best player at any point to the beauty of the game.
After Carles Puyol resigned, he took over as the captain, and in the long run left the club in 2015. After six years, and he is back, this time as coach, where a portion of his charges are former playing buddies: Sergio Busquets, Gerard Piqué, Sergi Roberto, Jordi Alba and Ter Stegen.
Xavi played out the last long periods of his career at Al-Sadd in Qatar, and in the wake of hanging up his boots in 2019, he became the team’s coach.
He’d possibly been in the position for a couple of months when he won the Qatari Super Cup, and furthermore drove the team to the semi-finals of the AFC Champions League.
In total, he coached the team to seven different trophies, three of them in 2021.