Xavi would like to coach Barcelona

Former Barcelona great Xavi admits he dreams of one day coaching at the Nou Camp, following in the footsteps of former midfielders Pep Guardiola and Luis Enrique by going into management.

“I have no doubts," he said. "I want to stay in football, being close to the pitch. I would hate being stuck in an office. I want to do something properly or not at all. My ultimate objective is to coach Barcelona. I’m not hiding that. I want to work again for that house I consider a home.”

Xavi is currently playing for Al Sadd in Qatar, where he wants to leave a legacy for the 2022 World Cup.

"It’s a professional league -- you can’t just coast through games, because everyone is well-prepared physically and the teams are evenly matched -- but it’s not like Europe," Xavi said. "Tactically, it’s not that well developed. But I love playing football and Al Sadd play a possession game, so I touch the ball over 100 times per game. I’m here for football and I want to leave a legacy for the 2022 World Cup.”

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