Xavi denies his master’s words after Barcelona’s loss against PSG

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When Barcelona lost to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League, Xavi was questioned about Luis Enrique’s remark.

After Barcelona was eliminated by Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League, Xavi angrily turned down Luis Enrique’s request.

PSG has moved on to the next round of the Champions League after Enrique’s victory over his former team.

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The French powerhouses defeated Barca 4-1 on the evening and 6-4 overall to secure a rematch with Borussia Dortmund and a trip to the championship game.

Ilkay Gundogan, who revealed everything in a brutal post-match interview, expressed disapproval of Ronald Araujo’s decision to send Bradley Barcola straight red after the player made a gesture.

The European tie was turned upside down by Araujo’s departure, and PSG finished the comeback.

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Enrique asserts that PSG would have triumphed even in the absence of Araujo’s red card, while Xavi bemoaned the match referee’s choice to dismiss Araujo.

When Xavi heard about Enrique’s assertion, a reporter remarked that the PSG owner wanted him to continue coaching Barca for “many years.”

The journalist said: “Luis Enrique said that even without the red card PSG would have won anyway and he hopes you will be the coach of Barcelona for many years, what do you say?”

To which he replied: “I say no to both.”

After his illustrious playing career, Xavi returned to the team and will leave his position as manager of Barcelona at the end of the current campaign.

Although they are eight points behind Real Madrid this season, he won the La Liga championship the previous one.

Additionally, the legendary Champions League will be absent from the Catalan giants for another season.

On Araujo’s sending off, Xavi said: “The decision completely changed the game. It was too much to give a red card.

“I told the referee his performance was very bad. He was a disaster. He killed the tie.”

The 44-year-old added: “We were upset and very angry. With eleven against eleven we were well organised. We almost equalised through Gundogan and the 2-0 with Robert Lewandowski would have change it too. We had clear chances, but we were always trailing because with ten men it’s very difficult.

“It’s a shame that the work of a season is finished because of a refereeing decision. I would have liked to play eleven against eleven every minute. This sending off is unnecessary.”