Carlo Ancelotti brief comment on Barcelona and Xavi Hernandez

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Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has made a brief comment on links between rivals Barcelona and Xavi Hernandez, who are expected to take over as the football club’s manager.

         “I throw in” dismissed Ronald Koeman as soon as he lost to Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday past. This makes the team only 15 points from 10 games in La Liga this season.

         After the absence of a manager, reports emerged that the club were in talks with former club legend Xavi Hernandez, who currently manages Al Sadd in Qatar, with the club’s president Joan Laporta saying they are negotiating. together

         Ancelotti as a manager The rival “Real Madrid” was asked about it and the Italian boss replied shortly: “I know him very well as a player. And I wish him good luck as a coach.”

Carlo Ancelotti brief comment on Barcelona and Xavi Hernandez

         Barcelona currently have team B coach Sergi Barjuan on a temporary basis while the team has yet to appoint anyone.

Barcelona lost 1-0 at Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday evening. That hot on the heels of their 2-1 home defeat to arch-rivals Real Madrid on Sunday. He is setbacks that have left the club languishing down in an unfamiliar ninth place in the La Liga standings.

The weekend loss to Real was Barca’s third in a row and fourth in their last six matches. In all competitions after they also made a poor start to their Champions League campaign this season. He is leaving returning president Joan Laporta with little option but to sack Koeman.

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Pressure had been building on Koeman since a 3-0 defeat at Benfica in late September, which made this season the club’s worst-ever start to a Champions League campaign.

Barca then succumbed to a 2-0 away loss to Atletico Madrid in La Liga on October 2. While their 2-1 weekend loss in El Clasico was Koeman’s third in a row to Real. And after the final whistle, the Barcelona boss was targeted by a crowd of fans who attacked his car as he tried to drive away from the stadium.

So what now for the beleaguered La Liga club and who is in line to replace Koeman?