Xavi Hernandez: I’m not ready to coach Barcelona yet despite Pep Guardiola comparisons

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Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez has instructed TV3 he isn’t able to grow to be the membership’s coach regardless of comparisons to Pep Guardiola.

Xavi, 38, joined Al-Sadd in 2015 after ending a Barcelona profession by which he gained 25 main trophies, together with eight La Liga titles and three Champions Leagues.

He’s nonetheless with the Qatari aspect, however many in Spain have tipped him to observe in Guardiola’s footsteps and return to the Camp Nou as supervisor.

“I’ve a component [of the coaching licenses to be a manager],” he mentioned. “I nonetheless have yet another yr left to get the UEFA professional licence to have the ability to coach the large golf equipment in Europe.

“Now, for instance, I can prepare Qatar and in small nations, football-wise. At Barca I might prepare the youth staff. Subsequent yr in Might I hope to get the UEFA professional licence [enabling him to train any team].

“Individuals go quicker than what I believe. It has at all times occurred to me. After I was a participant they talked in regards to the new Guardiola, and I didn’t see that myself. I wanted two three years to see [myself playing in that role].

“Now it is the identical as a supervisor. I nonetheless do not see myself as prepared and ready to do it. They are saying Xavi would be the future Barcelona supervisor, however we have to be affected person as a result of I nonetheless do not see it.”


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