Xavi Reveals How He Almost Signed For Baryen Munich

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Former Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez says he almost signed for Bayern Munich, but Pep Guardiola prevented the move from happening.

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Xavi while speaking to Spanish Sports daily, Marca said

“After Euro 2008, I got the feeling that Barcelona were ready to sell me,”

“Real Madrid were winning things and we weren’t and I went to the national team knowing that the club would be open to selling me if a good offer came in.

“I spoke with my agent, Ivan Corretja, and he told me there was an offer from Bayern. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge wanted me.

“But then Pep Guardiola became the new coach at Barcelona and I played a great Euro 2008. Pep told me that I was not going anywhere and explained how he could not imagine a Barcelona without me. I was captivated by what he said.”

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