Lionel Messi told Barca to choose this manager instead of Koeman.

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There are reports that Lionel Messi. The star player of Paris Saint-Germain tell Barcelona to choose a manager to replace Ronald Koeman.

            There are reports that Lionel Messi. The star player of Paris Saint-Germain. Barcelona agreed to push for Xavi as their new manager after Ronald Koeman was sacked last night. (Wed, 27 October 2021) Following a poor start to the season of the team.

            On the Marsa win just 4 games out of 10 games in La Liga this season. While in the group stages of the UEFA Champions League. They lost to Bayern Munich and Benfica defeat this. Rayo Vallecano 1-0 on Wednesday evening. It was Koeman’s last straw and Barca now need to find his permanent replacement quickly.

      Lionel Messi told Barca to choose this manager instead of Koeman.

According to Cadena COPE, Barcelona president Joan Laporta wishes to appoint Xavi as the club’s new manager. And has started talks with their former captain. The report also claimed that Messi. Who played alongside Xavi for 11 seasons at Camp Nou,wants his former team-mate to replace Koeman before he leaves Barca in August.

Xavi currently manages Al Sadd and has yet to reach a new agreement with the Qatari club. That could lead him to return to Barcelona football team. In an interview with 20 Minutos last week. Xavi did not disclose his desire to manage Barcelona. “My dream is to be a Barcelona coach. That’s my goal and dream. And I never hide it,” he said. “I don’t know if it will happen or not. Do they want me? But now I am happy to be in Al-Sadd and very proud of it.”

            And according to RAC1, Xavi is Barcelona ‘s first choice. But it may be difficult to appoint the 41-year-old now, Sergi Barjuan. The current head coach of Barca B. May be considered to act as a temporary consultant instead. Meanwhile. Eric Waldo former Barcelona came out to support Xavi back as well.

            “After Koeman’s departure. I would very much like Xavi to have the opportunity to become Barcelona ‘s new coach” The former Brazilian posted on Instagram. “I have great confidence in him to lead the club out of this situation.”