Barcelona unveils the new team manager today Tuesday after a successful luring him back to camp Nou from the Saudi Arabian club. Xavi who’s regarded not just one of the best player in Barcelona history, he’s also recognized as one of the best players in the world of football. He will pilot Barcelona from Tuesday.
The new FC Barcelona coach will be working without his international players for the first few days in charge.
Xavi Hernández will take his first FC Barcelona training session this Tuesday 9 November, the day after his official presentation at Camp Nou.
He will, of course, be doing so with a number of the names in his squad absent on international duty, namely Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets and Gavi (Spain), Philippe Coutinho (Brazil), Ronald Araujo (Uruguay), Ter Stegen (Germany), Frenkie de Jong amd Memphis Depay (Holland), Clément Lenglet (France) and Yusuf Demir (Austria).
Following the international break, his first game in charge will the derby against Espanyol on Saturday 20 November at 9.00pm CET.
“The training sessions will be demanding and we will compete” hard said the new coach on arrival in the Catalan capital on Saturday. Xavi is used to winning, he has a winning mentality, and he has big plans for the rest of the season. It all start in earnest on Tuesday.