The Hard Tackle takes a look at some of the key stories regarding Barcelona from the day.
He might be playing for Al Sadd in Qatar right now, but the former Blaugrana midfielder Xavi Hernandez has made it clear that he wants to become the manager of FC Barcelona some time in the future.
Pep Guardiola has made his intentions clear by saying that he wants to manage a club in the Premier League. However, former FC Barcelona midfielder Xavi says that the Bayern Munich manager always wanted a move to England, and this is no surprise.
For the first time this century, the El Clasico match between Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona will feature neither Iker Casillas nor Xavi Hernandez.
With the Premier League gradually losing to Primera Division on all fronts, Xavi Hernandez has now revealed that the prospect of playing in the Premier League never crossed his mind as he was already with a top team in FC Barcelona. After twenty-five trophies, the former Spain international finally brought curtains down on his Camp Nou stay last summer to join Qatar-based club Al Sadd, but he admitted that the English top division could attract any player for its own unique features, labelling the competition as wonderful. When the World Cup winner was quizzed about the team that he would have preferred to play for, he told the Express about five clubs, revealing his penchant for outfits with rich history as he shortlisted Manchester United and Liverpool FC – who have 38 English titles between them – and surprisingly snubbed Arsenal FC, who have clinched the title 13 times. Sergio Aguero gifted Manchester City with their first title in forty-four years as he […]
His last competitive match was in front of more than 70,000 fans but Xavi Hernandez made his Qatar Stars League debut on Sunday watched by a crowd of just 2,253.
Xavi Hernandez has officially made it clear now that this is his last season with FC Barcelona. And the Catalan giants seem to have earmarked Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey as his successor as they are ready to offer 70 million euros to the Gunners for the signature of Wales international.
No single player in the world football in past one decade has made his mark on the game in the manner FC Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez has done it. The midfield maestro is set to bid adieu to the club where he spent 24 glorious years, to play in Qatar. The likes of Paul Pogba, Koke and Ilkay Gundogan are regarded as his possible replacements.
Xavi Hernandez, 35, has called time on his 24 years with FC Barcelona and has revealed that he will join Qatar based club Al Sadd following the completion of this season.
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar took their combined goal’s tally past 100 goals as FC Barcelona hammered 6 goals against Getafe last night. The La Liga leaders scored five goals in the first half to guarantee a thumping win over the minnows and cemented a five-point lead at the top of the table over Real Madrid. Lionel Messi scored the opening goal from the penalty spot in the 9th minute after Luis Suarez was brought down inside the box by a Getafe defender. The Argentine then assisted for Luis Suarez’s goal in the 25th minute, who scored from a brilliant volley. Three minutes later, Neymar too converted a goal and reached the century mark of goal’s tally of the ‘holy trio’ of FC Barcelona. Couple of minute’s later veteran Xavi Hernandez combined with Neymar and scored a fantastic long range goal from the almost 20 yards away. Luis Suarez then took his tally to 2 goals in the game […]