In the wake of a poor start to the 2023-24 season, rumors are circulating about the possibility of FC Barcelona replacing club legend Xavi as the coach. However, the team’s sporting director, Deco, has dismissed these rumors and continues to express full faith in Xavi’s coaching abilities. Despite a recent decline in performance and growing pressure, Deco believes that Xavi is still the ideal coach for the team. Xavi led Barcelona to a La Liga title last season, and Deco is confident in his ability to navigate the team through the reconstruction process they are currently undergoing. He also emphasized that the club has renewed Xavi’s contract and fully supports his leadership. Deco acknowledged the need for improvement and a more attractive style of play but attributed the team’s challenges to the departure of key players and an ongoing process of rebuilding. Additionally, Deco provided updates on players such as Robert Lewandowski, Joao Cancelo, Joao Felix, and new signing Vitor Roque, expressing the club’s desire to retain them and further strengthen the squad.
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