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Barça registers 16 casualties since Xavi's arrival on the bench

Published:26/05/2023 - 13:01h

Updated:26/05/2023 - 16:46h

Xavi's Barça is on the right track and part of it has been due to his conviction in terms of departures. Since he took over as manager in 2021, only 10 players have remained in the first team

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The landing of Xavi Hernández to the bench of the FC Barcelona has surrendered fruits after a year and half of management. The egarense has done with the title of League and the Supercopa of Spain, leaving the Champions League like aim prioritario of face to the next campaign. However, it has not been an easy way and so much the technical body like the sportive direction have had to movilizar to make a competitive team.

In fact, only they survive 10 of the 26 players with which explained the míster in his first season, what leaves on the table the big work that have done all the parts to change the reality of the team. Nowadays they keep in the team Marc-André ter Stegen, Iñaki Crag, Ronald Araújo, Eric García, Sergi Roberto, Frenkie of Jong, Pedri, Gavi, Ansu Fati and Ousmane Dembélé.

The Barça has descartado 16 players

Further of the courses by own decision of Gerard Hammered, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba, until 16 footballers have changed of airs because they did not fit inside the sportive project of the trainer. Riqui Puig split to the United States and Yusuf Demir followed suit in winter when returning to the Rapid Vienna. By his part, Sergiño Dest recaló in the Series To to the equal that Samuel Umtiti, whereas Clément Lenglet, Philippe Coutinho and Net Walled split to the Premier League.

LaLiga Also received to several 'descartes' of the Barça, as Memphis Depay (Athletic of Madrid), Nico González (Valencia), 'Ez' Abde (Osasuna), Martin Braithwaite (Espanyol), Óscar Mingueza (Celtic of Vigo) and Luuk of Jong (Seville). This radical change in the plantel had not been possible without the 'crowbars' economic of Joan Laporta, the one who through the sale of active allowed to the club reinforce in summer in front of this big 'Operation Gone out'.

The Barça wants to recover the stability

The results have been clear and nowadays the Barcelona has an able team to compete by all the local titles and Europeans. Still there are several fringes that resolve in terms of Fair Play but the positivism reigns in the breast culé. The Managerial Board is trusted that LaLiga will approve the plan of feasibility that will allow to do the final retouchings in the plantel and that will return the stability in all the sportive and economic statutes of the institution.

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