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Ernesto Valverde 'helps' Xavi and his situation at Barça

Published:28/01/2024 - 21:12h

Updated:28/01/2024 - 21:12h

Xavi's situation after announcing his departure is quite complicated. The team is 'sunk' and the news of his departure has been a real surprise for the world of football. In the midst of the chaos, former culé coach Ernesto Valverde has tried to lend a hand to Xavi in these difficult moments

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Xavi gave the surprise to the world of the football when announcing that it would leave to be trainer of the FC Barcelona in June, a decision that arrives after a conclusive defeat by 3-5 in front of the Villarreal and with the practically sentenced League. The Barcelona trainer planted in the press conference post party and before any journalist asked, announced his course when finish the season. One of the 'bombazos' of the weekend in front of which already go seeing the first reactions, as the one of the ex trainer of the Barça, Ernesto Valverde.

The míster of the Athletic Club was asked after the situation of the technician culé after empatar against the Cádiz in the new Mirandilla, in front of what answered that: "Each one has to take his own decisions. I know what is to be trainer of the Barcelona and how work the things there. It does not be necessary to forget that Xavi is trainer champion of this League and like player in the Barça won it everything. It has taken this decision and thinks that it is the best for him. There are a lot of things in which I can understand him", has affirmed.

The history of Valverde, similar to the one of Xavi

In fact, the situation of Valverde in his go through the Barcelona benches was something similar to which is living the egarense. The extremeño was destituido in January of 2020 after falling in the semifinals of the Supercopa of Spain in front of the Athletic of Madrid. It was trainer of the team of the city condal by two seasons and average in which it won two leagues, a Glass of Rey and a Supercopa of Spain, but his inefficiency in Europe carried it to be destituido to half of season to give step to Quique Setién.

This yes, the numbers of the Txingurri to the control of the team culé were quite better that the ones of Xavi. In the moment in which it was destituido, the technician had to the instrument leader of the League, empatado to points with the Real Madrid, and classified for the eighth of final of the Champions League without suffering any defeat, but his game did not like and the team needed a change. With Xavi, the results are worse but the confidence is greater. Still like this, the technician of the 'lions' has thrown a wire to the of Terrasa admitting that "it knows how go the things in the Barça" and that understands it.

The drama in the benches culés in the last years has been the tonic general and the Barça is finding quite a lot of difficulties to give with stability in the technical direction. The requirements that has the team are very high and no any one can triumph in his benches, by what to the hour to find a successor, it will be necessary to go with feet of lead not to fall again in a precocious disaster.

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