xavi, at the press conference, a result of the difficult financing of FC Barcelona and a confirmation that the club does not pay the recruit of big stars of the next market in summer due to its limited means.
Barça, once dominant in Europe and attracting the best players in the world, has lost its prestige in recent years. Indeed, the Catalan club is faced with the resulting financial problems. This has led to a limitation of his investments in the transfer market. Xavi explained at a press conference that this situation was difficult and spoke in the morning.
“I’m just with the children I’m expecting”
Asked about a possible arrival of Kylian Mbappé and Erling Haaland in 2024, the Spanish coach quickly closed the door to these rumors. A simple explanation: “I have to work with the players I have. We cannot think of this type of signatures”thus adopting a posture of frankness through the press.
Xavi: “Haaland or Mbappé? We don’t have the economic situation, unfortunately.
I have to work with the players I have. We can’t think of this type of signatures. » pic.twitter.com/vOzLPMbZGM
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Currently fourth in La Liga, seven points behind leader Madrid, Barça will face Las Palmas on the 19th day of the Spanish Championship. After a good start to the 2023-2024 season, the Catalan club continues its difficulties at the end of the year. While the title race seems compromised, the Catalans are now focusing on the Champions League, where they will face Naples in the round of 16.