‘Barca will win Champions League, La Liga and Copa del Rey this season’: Ex-president Gaspart

“Barcelona will win the Champions League, La Liga and Copa del Rey with Xavi this season,” Barca’s former president Joan Gaspart has told El Confidencial.

“There’s still a lot of league action left and the Copa del Rey hasn’t even started yet. (…) I’ve seen tougher situations in football.

“Was it necessary for Guardiola to have much coaching experience before he came to Barca? And Luis Enrique ? Why isn’t it going to work this time [with Xavi]?” the 77-year-old added.

Barca are currently 9th in La Liga, 6 points behind Real Madrid already.

The Catalans’ Champions League success isn’t guaranteed as well as Blaugrana are yet to qualify from their group.

Xavi is expected to take charge of Barca in the coming days. The 41-year-old’s only coaching experience has been with Qatari side Al Sadd – he won 7 trophies in 2 years with the team


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