Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez sent reassuring messages about his future at Camp Nou, while

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Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez sent reassuring messages about his future at Camp Nou, while echoes coming from the Barcelona dressing room spoke otherwise, in light of a number of influential players refusing to continue him next season.

Xavi denied speculation that the Catalan club’s management was considering ousting him, after he admitted that the team’s financial crisis would prevent him from keeping pace with his historic rival, Real Madrid.

Xavi said, in a press conference today, Saturday, “The club informed me of the need to remain calm and continue working with the same enthusiasm and commitment. Nothing has changed.”

He added, “I do not know or care about the source of the information. I have the support of President (Joan Laporta) and Deco, our sporting director.”

Barcelona President Joan Laporta appeared angry after Xavi’s statements in which he said, “The situation is very difficult, on the economic level, to keep up with competitors, whether Real Madrid or other teams in Europe.”

Press reports indicated on Friday that Xavi would be dismissed in the coming weeks after his relationship with Laporta became tense.

Barcelona stars demand his dismissal

Meanwhile, the Spanish newspaper “Mundo Deportivo” revealed a new surprise regarding Xavi’s future with Barcelona, ​​after the newspaper confirmed that some Barca players refuse to continue the coach in the new season.

The newspaper reported that some Barcelona stars called on club president Joan Laporta to dismiss Xavi after the end of the season, as these players feel that he will not be able to help the team regain its position in the coming years.

The Spanish newspaper confirmed that some Barcelona players expressed their dissatisfaction with the way Xavi deals with the players, and that there are many question marks about the coach’s technical ideas, which he demands that the players apply during matches.

According to the newspaper, there are 5 players who called on Laporta to dismiss Xavi: Robert Lewandowski, Joao Felix, Ronaldo Arajo, Rafinha, and Vitor Roque.