Xavi Names Top Premier League Clubs He Would Love To Coach

August 16, 2020
54 Views

Legendary Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has listed the Premier League clubs he would love to manage if he ever move to England.

Xavi, 40, dreams of managing Barcelona but hailed the Premier League’s “atmosphere, packed stadiums” and players as an exciting alternative.

Xavi told Sky Sports: “Obviously if I had to choose, I would choose a big team, City or United, Chelsea, Arsenal or Tottenham.

“Also, [Jurgen] Klopp and [Mauricio] Pochettino and Unai Emery, many people who have gone there are doing an extraordinary job.”

The 133-cap icon said of his former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiol: “Pep Guardiola is the best coach in the world and I am a novice.

“The comparison happened as a player but now we can’t be compared. I am in love with Pep Guardiola’s football.

“You can win playing football in different ways but I like the one of City and Guardiola the most. I follow the Premier League a lot and I like it.

“He is a brilliant, demanding, passionate, obsessive person, that’s why he’s doing so well.

“It transmits a lot to the footballer. I learned a lot and enjoyed my time at his side.”

Xavi won four Champions League titles and La Liga eight times with Barca.

And he readily admits the Spanish giants would be his first choice once he has served his managerial apprenticeship.

He said: “I don’t hide it, my goal is to return to Europe and return to Barca.

“It is my challenge ahead, but I’m still learning in this project and I’m also enjoying it.”

Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.

You may be interested

Nigeria should make its youths drivers of new economy – AfDB’s Adesina
News
News

Nigeria should make its youths drivers of new economy – AfDB’s Adesina

Webby - October 11, 2021

The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina has advised Nigeria to make its youths drivers of the new…

El-Rufai reshuffles cabinet, appoints Chief of staff as commissioner
News
3 views
News
3 views

El-Rufai reshuffles cabinet, appoints Chief of staff as commissioner

Webby - October 11, 2021

A file photo of Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai.Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Monday assigned new portfolios to some…

Forex exchange rate is too cosmetic, real – Osinbajo
News
5 views
News
5 views

Forex exchange rate is too cosmetic, real – Osinbajo

Webby - October 11, 2021

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has canvassed review of the naira exchange rate to reflect the realities of the foreign exchange…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.