Barcelona News: Catalan club offers him a two and a half year managerial contract to replace Ernesto Valverde amidst fans uprising against latter.
Yesterday reports circulated that Eric Abidal has flown to Doha to meet his former teammate, Xavi Hernandez, while his team played in Jeddah against Atletico Madrid in Supercopa De Espana.
It was reported that the Director of football at Barcelona has met the former Spanish International to offer him a role as the manager of Barcelona and to replace Ernesto Valverde.
According to a report by the AS, Barcelona has offered him a 2 and a half year contract at Barcelona, as the club has finally agreed to match the tone of the club fans, who want Valverde to leave the Blaugranas as soon as possible.
Meanwhile, it has also bee reported by Gerard Romeno that Xavi will decide if he wants to become the new manager of FC Barcelona tomorrow. If he says yes, Valverde is gone.
☎️ Contamos en @EsportsRAC1
El FCB ha propuesto a Xavi dirigir de forma inmediata al equipo.
🗣 Abidal y Grau han sido los encargados de explicar el proyecto
⏱ Xavi dará respuesta después de la semi de mañana
Si Xavi da el OK, Valverde se acabará #mercato #Barça
— Gerard Romero (@gerardromero) January 10, 2020