On the trip back to Barcelona, after the defeat to Bayern Munich that led to the elimination of the Champions League, the Catalan team was clearly shaken by the result, and silence and frustration prevailed in the delegation. The Blaugrana.
During the trip, coach Xavi Hernandez and president Joan Laporta had a conversation, analyzing the current situation of the team and setting goals for the remainder of the season. In that conversation, Xavi and Laporta will have agreed that Barcelona are not in a position to face the best European clubs, so it is necessary to restore the highest European level to which the club is accustomed in its history.
according to asXavi will have promised the president that he will fight to return the club to European standing for more years, ensuring a deadline to fulfill this promise: “Within a year we will compete at the same level as Bayern,” the Catalan coach will say.
Xavi is aware of the difficulties Barcelona faces in realizing this promise, but is confident that the club will do everything in its power to strengthen the team in the upcoming transfer window, as well as in the summer market. The coach and president of Barcelona reached an agreement on the needs of the team, after devising a plan to restore the level of quality of the team and the football played in other seasons.
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