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Barça decides! Xavi wants Gündogan to be his new midfielder

Published:1/12/2022 - 16:18h

Updated:1/12/2022 - 19:59h

After concluding his visit to Qatar and to the Glass of the World, Xavi Hernández is of return to restart his works with the FC Barcelona and one of the most important subjects is to follow reinforcing the staff

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Xavi returned this Wednesday to Barcelona to go back to work in the season of the Barça, thinking especially in the market of winter that will begin on 1 January. The technician went back to the Camp Nou after his visit to Qatar, where returned after his six years in Doha, the main city where develops the Glass of the World 2022.

With the arrival of the technician to Spain, 'Sport' signals that Xavi has scheduled a meeting with Mateu Alemany, sportive director of the Barça, to see if possible reinforce in winter. For the moment the club does not have the 'fair play' necessary to inscribe a player of first level, but looks forward to to solve it with some exit, was in cession or definite sale.

Thinking in achieving the space salarial the aim is clear, a right side and a mediocampista central to be alternative to Sergio Busquets, the one who thinks that will go at the end of season. To substitute him the information aims that Ilkay Gündogan is the name. Xavi wants to to the German for central pivote in 2023 and will try his signing to the end.

The Barcelona technical body thinks that the midfield player of the Manchester City can adapt to this position and already is working to know to the footballer much more to depth. On the lawn Xavi knows that it is a very intelligent player and could play in several positions of the midfield, and besides finish agreement in the City next summer.

A real possibility

Pep Guardiola wants to offer him a year but if the player wants to leave , and seems that yes, will not brake him. The operation seems more than complicated for the market of winter, in fact could be almost impossible, but will move index card all the possible to try arrive to an agreement. Of not being like this, Xavi and the Barça will have to expect to final of season.

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