Xavi explains what he misses about Barcelona

Midfielder says he is planning to pursue coaching after retirement


Sports Desk April 15, 2016
PHOTO: AFP

Former Barcelona captain Xavi admitted on Friday that he misses the dressing room of his former Spanish club.

Xavi left the club at the end of last season to join Qatari club Al Sadd. He represented the Catalans for 25 years after graduating from the Barcelona academy.

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"I miss the dressing room of FC Barcelona, the jokes, the circle and the level of football," the 36-year-old told Movistar+. "Barcelona is the best club in the world and the only ones who are close to them are Bayern [Munich]."

Moreover, the central midfielder said that he might pursue a career in coaching after hanging his boots.

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"Coaching is something you have to feel, and I am starting to feel it," he said. "And I like to be on the pitch, on the grass. But I am still a player.”

“Everyone progresses at their own time and I want to be a footballer for at least two more years, for as long as my body holds up," he added.

Xavi was quoted by Goal.com

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