Xavi Hernández Barcelona Manager/DEM Archives – AFP
FC Barcelona coach Xavi Hernández confirmed this Friday in a preview of La Liga’s game against Real Betis that his reappointment as Blaugrana team boss will be announced “in the next few days”.
“I’m very excited. The project is still active and we’re at a very good stage. We’re building a great team and my updates will be announced soon, in the coming days,” he said at a press conference. “There will be. Without a doubt.” .
The news came shortly after he gave assurances that it would never be a problem for the club if things didn’t work out. “It’s a matter of performance, the Barça coach has many demands and a lot of pressure, but I will never be a problem for the club. Either my continuity is not correct or it is good for the club. “When I see something that’s not the case, or even when they see it, I’m going to step aside for the sake of the team and the club,” he said.
“I’ve talked about it before with Deco, the president and Mateu (Alemany). For me, performance is important. If you don’t have a clear goal at the end of the season, it’s not worth signing a long-term contract. “There are many years left on the contract without performing. It’s about performance, it’s about having success based on the title. That’s the basis we all agree on,” he said. added.
Deco himself announced last Wednesday in his presentation as the Blaugrana’s new sporting director that Xavi deserved to be replaced and that it would “definitely” happen. “Xavi has earned his renewal. He has earned his renewal not because he is Xavi Hernández, but as a coach. I think he should earn his renewal because he has earned his renewal and he has Because nothing has been given to me,” said the Portuguese player.