Announced closer and closer to FC Barcelona, Xavi seems to have a clear opinion on the interest of bringing Neymar back to Barca if he becomes coach.
Is Neymar’s future being played for Qatar, but not precisely in the emir’s offices? This may be the case, as this is where FC Barcelona emissaries are negotiating with the Al Sadd club to secure Xavi’s release in order to take over the Catalan club Ernesto Valverde once the departure is confirmed. And if the iconic Barca player returns to the Camp Nou he already has clear ideas on several hot topics, including that of Brazilian psG star with whom he had the pleasure of playing.
And on Saturday, Mundo Deportivo emerged from its archives an interview with Xavi conducted in the middle of summer 2019 when the return of Neymar in Barcelona was mentioned. And Barca’s likely future manager was in favor of the Brazilian player’s revolt, even if he was obviously asking questions. « If Neymar were a good reinforcement for Barcelona? Of course. There is no doubt that Neymar is a footballer who can, like Griezmann, make a difference. He’s already played for Barca, we know him, we won a Champions League with him and he’s had a great time here. The coach and the direction of the transgaming.org decide, but if we look at the player Neymar, I think it’s a spectacular number 10 (…) On the one hand, it’s obviously very exciting to bring it back, but on the other there are also doubts about what happened at PSG At that moment, Xavi confided. However, in this operation, there is still much to complete, including the arrival of the latter as coach of his club at heart.