Hansi Flick wants to sign this Bayern player as his first Barcelona signing

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As manager of Barcelona, Hansi Flick is said to have determined who his first transfer target is.

It was formally announced on Friday afternoon that Spain’s legendary manager Xavi Hernandez will not be staying on at Barcelona.

A statement from the club read: “Today Friday, FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta has informed Xavi Hernández that he will not be continuing as first team coach in the 2024-25 season.

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“FC Barcelona wishes to thank Xavi for his work as coach, as well as for his inimitable career as a player and as team captain and wishes him every future success in the world. Xavi Hernández will be coaching the team for the last time in Sunday’s game away to Sevilla.”

As manager of Barcelona, Hansi Flick is said to have determined who his first transfer target is.

It was formally announced on Friday afternoon that Spain’s legendary manager Xavi Hernandez will not be staying on at Barcelona.

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“Contract until 2026. Understand Flick will bring two German assistants as part of his staff.”

One of Flick’s former players has been linked to a move to Spain as the new manager of Barcelona is anticipated to be appointed.

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xavi hernandez

“Kimmich is a player that Flick really likes. INTEREST is confirmed,” Relevo journalist Matteo Moretto stated on social media, via Barca Worldwide. CONFIRMATION OF INTEREST

What did Kimmich say about joining Barcelona?

When asked about a potential move to Barcelona last month, Kimmich said: “At the moment I’m not thinking about this. As I already said, I will speak to Bayern first. But of course, Barcelona and Real Madrid are amazing clubs with an amazing history.

“I want to talk to Bayern. And when I do that, I won’t go out and talk to the press about it. I’m only focused on the two games against Real Madrid.”

He added: “For me, the most important thing is the club, not just the coach. But of course it’s also important to know what the coach thinks about you and the team. Other people in the club worry about choosing the coach.”

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