Ajax approach Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez

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Toni Juanmarti reports, in the daily 'Sport', that Ajax have approached Xavi Hernandez's entourage in order to ask him to be their new coach for next season. The Barcelona coach's plan is to take a sabbatical year after his stay in Barcelona, but it cannot be ruled out that he will continue at Montjuic or that he will be taken on by another project if it proves appealing.

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Xavi Hernandez has a contract until 2025 with Barcelona, but he has already announced that he will not continue after 30th June. He did so after the defeat against Villarreal at home, which became the starting point of a run so positive that it has left fans believing in their slim chances of winning La Liga. Ajax, aware that the coach will be a free agent in the summer if there is no change of heart in Barcelona, have already contacted his entourage to take advantage of the situation and sign him.
Toni Juanmarti reports this in the newspaper 'Sport'. He assures that what he likes most about the tactician in Amsterdam is his style of play and his preference for the youth system. They understand that he would fit in with the large number of youngsters in the Dutch squad, where the youth teams are also very much cared for. However, he is on a shortlist of candidates; in other words, he is not the only one in contention.
He plans, in principle, to take a sabbatical year after his farewell to the Catalan side, but nothing can be ruled out after the various public appearances in which the 'Cule' board has mentioned the possibility of continuing to count on him for next season. It would fit on a sporting level due to the good dynamic of the team these weeks and on a budgetary level, as it would not be necessary to do anything.
Xavi has only had experience with one other team in his career apart from Barcelona: Al Sadd, where he retired as a player. His time in Qatar was one of 99 games in which he earned a good reputation for the way he applied the concepts of possession and endless passing to dominate a league from which he left amid complicated negotiations because he still had time left on his contract.

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