Xavi Hernández: “Changing our style would be foolish”

Barcelona’s Xavi Hernández was sharing his thoughts on the current debate about the Catalan side’s approach: “We have a clear philosophy based on playing football the right way and achieving our targets. Going down another route would be a mistake”. More on what Xavi said here

Xavi Hernandez has heart to heart with Thiago Alcantara

Sports Channel ESPN see a done deal regarding Barcelona’s Thiago Alcantara and Manchester United and new coach David Moyes could even announce his signing on Friday at his first press conference as the Red Devils’ manager. Xavi Hernandez has spoken to to Thiago to try and convince him to stay at the Catalan club. More on this story

Xavi Hernández insulted me says Javi Martínez

Xavi Hernández insulted fellow compatriot Javi Martínez at last week’s semi final first leg of the Champions League at the Allianz Arena. Javi Martínez explained that it was a heat of the moment thing and that on the pitch there are no friends. Both players enjoy a good relationship but that’s left in the dressing room till after the game. Read more about Javi Martínez

Counting on best player in world is critical says Xavi Hernandez

Being able to count on the best player in the world is critical says Xavi Hernandez. Xavi was speaking at a press conference hours before Barcelona’s semi final tie against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena stadium in Munich. Xavi says that Barcelona need to impose their particular style of play at the Allianz Arena and that it will be a key factor. More about Xavi Hernandez

Xavi Hernandez to save himself for Paris Saint-Germain clash

Xavi Hernandez is set to save himself and not play against Celta Vigo on Saturday in Barca’s La Liga game. The Barcelona midfielder played the full 90 minutes of the World Cup qualifier against France, in which Spain won by a goal to nil, suffered some discomfort in his hamstring – a problem that has been dragging on for some time.

Xavi Hernández to miss Finland game on Friday

Xavi Hernández will not be playing for La Roja on Friday 22nd March against Finland in the Spanish city of Gijón. Xavi was subjected to various medical tests and it has been decided to leave him out of the Finland game thinking ahead instead of the clash against France next week where he would be more useful. Xavi wasn’t on the pitch last weekend for the Rayo Vallecano clash where Barca won by 3 goals to 1.

Midfielder Xavi out of Sunday’s Rayo Vallecano clash

Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez will be out of Sunday’s La Liga clash against Rayo Vallecano on Sunday. The player felt a few twinges after the second leg clash of the Champions League against A C Milan where Barca won by 4 goals to nil. Xavi was also one of the highlights in this epic comeback and Barca now have a ticket to the quarter finals.

Barca defender Marc Bartra out for 10 days with knee sprain

Barca defender Marc Bartra will be out of action for 10 days with a knee sprain according to the Barcelona medical staff. Xavi Hernandez, who was missing for the league match against Real Madrid last Saturday, has trained with the full squad but will not be called into action against Deportivo this weekend. Jordi Roura will rest him so he’s a 100% fit for Tuesday’s clash against A.C Milan.