HE DENIED AN OFFER TO THE CATALAN
Abidal's words did not sit well with Xavi Hernández
Published:6/02/2020 - 16:41h
Updated:6/02/2020 - 18:42h
In a recent round of interviews, Éric Abidal flatly denied having offered the Barça bench to Xavi and challenged him to show the alleged proposal. Catalan would not have taken it well
After the FC Barcelona went deleted by the Athletic of Madrid in the semifinals of the Supercopa of Spain, Éric Abidal and Óscar Grau travelled to Qatar to gather with Ousmane Dembélé, that was following the treatment to recover of his injury, and with Xavi Hernández, current technician of the To the-Sadd.
In that moment, desveló that, in the meeting with the ex player egarense, offered him to east the bench of the FC Barcelona to turn into the relief of Ernesto Valverde, something that Xavi would have refused when feeling that it was too prompt to put in front of a transatlantic like the Barça. However, the club, by means of Éric Abidal, denied that there was an offer in firm.
The French, technical secretary of the FC Barcelona, denied in interviews to Sportive World and to Sport that the FC Barcelona offered to Xavi the place of trainer. The problem was that maybe it did not measure well the tone of his words, that finish being of bad taste for launching him to Xavi what sounded to challenge, when him retó to teach the supposed offer that did him in his visit to Qatar.
"There was not offer. If he has it, that teach it because I have not seen it. In the first meeting that kept, Xavi listened and in the second had to say us his plan. What went out in the press were more political things that sportive. I do not do political. Only I speak of football", went the statements that Abidal made in the interview for Sport.
According to this same media, Xavi is annoying by what Abidal said in this interview, since it did not seat him well that him retara in public to show the offer. Nevertheless, the informations also aim that the current technician of the To the-Sadd, by the moment, does not go to pronounce to answer him to the that, remember, went his mate of changing room.
Xavi dreams with training to the Barça
When it still had not appointed to Quique Setién like new technician culé, Xavi recognised that his dream is train to the FC Barcelona. "I can not hide that my dream is to train to the Barcelona. I have said it many times, in a lot of interviews. All the world knows it. I am inflate of the Barcelona, is in my heart and yes is one of my dreams, but am focused in To the-Sadd", sentenced.