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Official: Barcelona confirm the return of Xavi Hernández as first team coach

Late on Friday evening Barcelona announced that they had agreed a deal to secure the return of former player and club legend Xavi Hernández as first team coach. A club statement read: “FC Barcelona have reached an agreement with Xavi Hernández for him to become first team coach for the rest of the current season and two more seasons. Xavi Hernández, a youth team product at Barça, has left his current club, Al-Sadd of Qatar, after talks held over the last few days with the owners of the club.” The former midfielder returns to his boyhood club, with whom he spent 17 trophy-laden years as a player and won eight La Liga titles and four Champions Leagues. Xavi replaces another Barça alumni, Ronald Koeman, who was sacked last week after a poor run of form which culminated in an embarrassing 1-0 defeat at the hands of newly-promoted Rayo Vallecano. Despite being in a desperate financial position and being forced to operate under stringent financial controls, the club felt they had no choice b

Ronaldo Wins Seria A Player Of The Year Award


The Portuguese sensational has been awarded the Player of the Year Award in Italy.
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