Barcelona’s sporting director Deco has said that the team from Catalonia needs a radical change while admitting that the club’s current method is exhausted.
In an interview with Nascer Do Sol newspaper, the former midfielder shared his thoughts on several aspects related to Barcelona, including the current state of finances and their pursuit of a new manager.
“A radical change is needed. There is a method that is finished. The President is with me. We need to find someone who breaks up with the past and moves: towards a new model,” said the sporting director which angered a lot of fans and left Xavi extremely disappointed.
Deco further pressed that Xavi will continue to remain Barcelona’s manager until the end of the season and the two agree on the fact that the team now needs a new direction.
“Xavi submitted his resignation. He stays until the end of the season but no more. He revealed that he doesn’t feel able to give the team the change it needs… At least we agree on the need for a radical change after today. So radical that Xavi himself said that the club needs a new direction.”
Who will replace Xavi?
Deco spoke extensively on who could be Barcelona’s new manager after Xavi leaves the job at the end of the season. While Jurgen Klopp happens to be on their agenda, Deco said that they would respect the German’s decision to take a break from the sport.
“Klopp? He says he wants to take a break from coaching for a while.”
Sporting CP manager Ruben Amorim has been linked with a move to Barcelona and Deco said that while many options are being considered at the moment, not all of them can handle the pressure that comes along with the job.
“Ruben Amorim to replace Xavi? For now, all the hypotheses are on the table. But which Portuguese coach? How many Portuguese coaches are prepared for the weight and responsibility of taking care of Barcelona, even more so this Barcelona with all the difficulties it entails?
“Tell me. I know that…
Source link : https://barcauniversal.com/deco-talks-xavi-klopp-amorim-sporting-plans-economic-condition-a-radical-change-is-needed/
Author : Ash Reyna
Publish date : 2024-02-12 07:56:19
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