The strategist who plays in the Premier League also took time to talk about the dismissal of Ronald Koeman
The Spanish Pep Guardiola, Manchester City manager, praised the possible arrival of his compatriot Xavi Hernandez to the bench of Barcelona and said that he does not have “No doubt he’s ready for the job.”
Whoever was a player of the Barcelona and who was under the orders of Guardiola In the most successful recent period of the Blaugrana club, he is the best positioned to replace Ronald Koeman, dismissed this week after the loss against Rayo Vallecano.
“Ronald and I know that we depend and live on the results,” Guardiola said at a press conference this Friday. “No one can survive without results, neither Ronald nor me. He is a great friend and I wish him well.”
The Spanish coach was asked about Xavi, with whom he shared a dressing room when both were players and when Sampedor led the Blaugranas between 2008 and 2012.
“I don’t know what will happen to Xavi, but if it does happen in the end, I have no doubt that he is ready for this job. He knows the game, he has passion and I am sure he has more experience now than I had when I assumed the position in his day “, he claimed Guardiola.
At the moment, the Barcelona has signed and presented as an interim technician, waiting for him to arrive Xavi, to Sergi Barjuan.