Xavi Hernandez has committed his future to Barcelona, signing a new contract that keeps him at the club until 2025.
The new deal is extended by a year, with an option for an additional year.
His previous deal was to expire at the end of next season, but Barca are happy with his work as manager and want him in charge for the foreseeable future.
Xavi took the reins as Barcelona boss in November 2021 and has enjoyed a remarkable tenure to date.
Under his guidance, the Catalan giants secured victory in the Spanish Super Cup, followed by a triumphant La Liga campaign last season.
His tactical prowess and deep understanding of the club’s ethos have rejuvenated Barcelona’s performances.
The 43-year-old returned to Camp Nou after a distinguished playing career spanning 24 years.
Barcelona have shown promising form this term, securing victories in four of their first five league matches while drawing one.
However, despite their strong start, they trail arch-rivals Real Madrid by two points.
Barcelona’s Champions League campaign kicked off in style with a resounding 5-0 victory against Royal Antwerp earlier this week.
News of Xavi’s contract extension had been circulating in Spain for a while, and the confirmation from the club has finally arrived.
The coach expressed his delight at the ongoing journey with Barcelona, reinforcing the strong bond between himself and the club’s faithful supporters.
With Xavi’s continued leadership and vision, Barcelona aim to reclaim their status as a European powerhouse despite their financial turmoil.
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