- Messi Texted Xavi Hernandez after the appointment
- Xavi Hernandes promised to renew Dembele’s contract.
- Barcelona unveiled Xavi Hernandes to fans
Barcelona announced that Xavi Hernandez who was a former player at the club will be the new club manager to replace Ronald Koeman and Lionel Messi already contacted him. Xavi shared the text message from Messi that reads “Good Luck”.
Lionel Messi and Xavi were teammates before Xavi retired to become a coach, and now he is back at Camp Nou as the newest manager for the Barcelona first team.
“I am really excited, I am back at home. We are in a tough situation economically and not in our best sporting moment. But we are Barca and we are the best club in the world.
“I was really emotional to see all the fans today and we have to give them back good football, work seriously and with our values.” Xavi said at the Unveiling press conference in from of Barcelona fans.
“We have to work a lot every single day. We’re Barcelona, the best club in the world. This is the only way to get big results. We want to play good football. If they compare me with Guardiola, it’s more than positive. Pep’s the best manager in the world”. Xavi Hernández.