Hansi Flick during a match with the German national team


Hansi Flick would be closer than ever to being Xavi's successor at Barça

Published:23/05/2024 - 00:46h

Updated:23/05/2024 - 12:36h

The FC Barcelona board would be one step away from closing the hiring of Hansi Flick as a replacement for Xavi Hernández. Various sources close to the Barça team confirm that the coach had already given the 'ok' to the culé sports management

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Hansi Flick Would be to a step to turn into the new trainer of the FC Barcelona. The Wednesday, the contacts between Deco, Bojan Krkic and the representative of the German trainer, Pini Zahavi, seem to have directed his contracting for the next two seasons, waiting close the cessation of Xavi Hernández and his technical body to clear the figures of the operation.

In principle, the dismissal of the egarense would suppose a cost of 18 million euros for the club, whereas Flick would finish signing an agreement of roughly 15 'kilos', at a rate of €7.5m net to the year. In accordance with the journalist José Álvarez, of 'The Chringuito', only subtracts to close some fringes of the agreement of the ex seleccionador German, the one who already would have given the himself to the Barça this Wednesday. To his time, 'RAC1' desveló a "good tuning" between Flick and the Barça after the last conversations.

For the technician of 59 years, the Barcelona group always was priority from the first contacts made in February after the announcement of Xavi to leave the Barcelona bench in June. Hansi Seemed totally descartado does a pair of weeks after the agreement between the egarense and Joan Laporta to remain a season more, but the derivative crisis of the statements of the míster of Terrassa on the financial actuality of the club and the possibilities to compete in the 2024/25 finish sentencing him.

Some sources no descartan completely the continuity of Xavi

However, other near sources to the managerial culé ensures that, contrary to the rumours spread by the Catalan press, there was not a meeting in London this Wednesday between directors of the Barça and the technician. Por The contrary, the flat Barcelona elder still has not defined the exit of Xavi and, in fact, the surroundings of Flick would be pessimistic regarding the continuity of the egarense.

The true is that, further of the rumours, the decision on the future of the of Terrassa and his technical body will not be official until the 'summit' programmed for the next week. This Thursday, the team will return to the trainings to prepare the closing of LaLiga in front of the Seville, a party to the that, except surprise, neither will attend Laporta. The Monday would have to make a meeting of the managerial board and, back to this, the meeting with the technician to define his continuity or exit.

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