Xavi Hernández con los jugadores del FC Barcelona durante un entrenamiento


Xavi spoke to the players after the rumors about his possible departure from Barça

Published:18/05/2024 - 15:00h

Updated:18/05/2024 - 15:00h

The future of Xavi Hernández at FC Barcelona remains a true unknown for a large sector of Barcelona fans. However, in the midst of all this uncertainty, the Egarense coach wanted to convey a certain calm to the locker room before the match against Rayo Vallecano

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Again, they begin to circulate rumours on the continuity of Xavi Hernández like technical director of the FC Barcelona. Paradoxically, after having been confirmed like trainer of the club the past 25 April, now sees affected by new rumours about his possible exit, purportedly because of his previous statements to the commitment against the UD Almería, which, as diverse sources, would not have been very received by the directive led by Joan Laporta.

Nevertheless, by the moment, this does not happen to be simply speculation, since, as it commented Xavi Hernández in his more recent press conference, has not received any official communication by part of the directive that indicate his dismissal or something similar. In front of this situation, continues exerting his usual functions and at present finds preparing to the team for the clash of this Sunday in LaLiga EA Sports against the Ray Vallecano, corresponding to the day 37 of the tournament.

Xavi cleared what commented with the changing room about the rumours on his continuity in the club

In front of this, as it informs 'SPORT', during the session of training carried out the Saturday, in spite of the uncertainty that surrounds to the figure of the egarense, did not treat in depth the subject with the players. In said 'summit', simply argued the tactical preparation of the meeting and reviewed images of the Ray Vallecano.

In fact, during his intervention in the already mentioned previous conference to the crossing against the Ray Vallecano, the one of Terrassa cleared how was his communication with the players in said session. "To the players have said them exactly the same words that am saying here. I do not have to deceive to anybody. I have said them: feel you lucky. I have not noticed restlessness, are focused in the Ray", commented.

Rafa Yuste was present in this session of work

Regarding the working time executed by the picture culé of face to prepare the meeting in front of the Ray Vallecano, fits to stand out the presence of the vice-president of the club, Rafa Yuste, apparently like a gesture to transmit some serenity. Besides, it surprised a bit the fact that the egarense was not the first in stepping the terrain of training, as it is used to to do. In his place, Oriol Romeu and the captain Sergi Roberto were the first in appearing in the field. Later, the 'staff' of work of the egarense joined gradually from the tunnel of changing rooms and finally Xavi jumped to the engramado surrounded of a group of players.

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