Tag: Xavi Hernandez

Mourinho: Fabregas Is Vital Because Of His Versatility

League leaders, Chelsea face premier league champions, Manchester City later today (Sunday). The Blues manager, Jose Mourinho while speaking ahead of  the match had words of praise for his in-form midfield maestro, Cesc Fabregas. The charismatic Portuguese spoke highly of his summer signing who he believes is thriving at Chelsea as[Read More…]

Barcelona Hands Xavi Captain Armband

Barcelona FC has a new captain in the person of Xavi Hernandez who announced his retirement from international football days back. He will succeed his former national teammate, Carles Puyol who retired from active football this summer. The 34-year-old will have Spanish international, Andres Iniesta deputizing for him. Xavi has[Read More…]

Xavi Announces Retirement From International Football

Barcelona midfield-general, Xavi Hernandez has shocked the footballing world by announcing his retirement from international football at a press conference. He will no longer feature for the Spanish national team henceforth. He last featured for Spain at the Brazil 2014 world cup where they endured a terrible outing which did[Read More…]

Puyol To Depart From Barcelona At The End Of The Season

Barcelona defender, Carles Puyol at a packed press conference today (Tuesday) shocked fans of the Spanish club as he announced he will be leaving Camp Nou at the end of the season after 14 years at the club. ‘After two knee operations I can no longer perform as I wish’[Read More…]

Xavi To End Footballing Career At Barcelona

Barcelona midfielder, Xavi Hernandez plans to see out his career at his current club, Barcelona. He joined the side at the age of eleven and hopes to retire there. Speaking to FIFA.com , the player who has featured over 700 times for the Spanish side had this to say: “I’d[Read More…]