Xavi Hernández in the bench of Al-Sadd


Xavi confesses: "I rejected an offer from Barça. It's too soon"

Published:16/01/2020 - 11:50h

Updated:16/01/2020 - 15:10h

Xavi Hernández gave his face to the media and explained what happened in recent days. The Catalan recognized Barca's offer and admitted that he rejected it because he is not prepared

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Xavi Hernández was the first option that stirred Josep Maria Bartomeu to the hour to substitute to Ernesto Valverde in the FC Barcelona. The ex Barcelona player meeting with Éric Abidal in Doha in two occasions, but finished declining the offer culé. After the "no" of the of Terrassa, the barcelonistas explored other roads and finish fichando to Quique Setién.

The own ex footballer of the Barça has spoken on the sucedido and has admitted that refused the proposal because it still does not believe to be prepared for an adventure like this. In spite of everything, affirms that his dream to head to the blaugrana follows intact. "Yes, I received an offer of Barcelona in presence of Eric Abidal and Òscar Grau, but did not accept it, especially because it is very soon to train to Barcelona. But my dream will keep on being to be trainer of the Barça in the future", recognised.

The ex '6' of the Barça referred to how reacted his surroundings to the offer of the group barcelonista. It seems that it had to chat of the subject with his family and even with the players of the To the-Sadd. "First I said it to him to my family and afterwards to the players of the To the Sadd because they followed the subject. During three days was not in my best position, but now am totally focused with the To the-Sadd", commented.

After the refusal of Xavi, Setién will be the trainer of the Barça like minimum until the 2021. The ex mediocampista Catalan elogió to the santanderino and said to be loved with the election of his club. "It loves me the new trainer of the Barcelona, ​​loves me his form to work and expect that it succeed with the team", ensured in the previous press conference to the final of the Glass of Qatar.

The ex of the Real Betis is definitely a wonderful option taking into account the context in which it was the Barça. The culés wanted a change of style regarding what offered Valverde and the Cantabrian is just this. If the 'Txingurri' placed in front the result to the how attained , the ex bético is precisely the opposite. For the one of Santander win is the result to play well and does not conceive to go out to a field to not dominating and give show. This is what always has defended Xavi and from here his words of approval.

Xavi, thrilled for playing the final of the Glass Qatar

In room of press, the one of Terrassa also referred as it could not be of another way to the final that the To the-Sadd plays against the To the-Duhail. The Champion of the World with Spain ensured to be very motivated and with win that it arrive the meeting. "They love me these parties and expect that the players are so excited like me. We need the support of our fans in the party", finalised his intervention.

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