XAVI is already envisioning a brand new look Barcelona staff forward of his arrival as boss.
In keeping with El Nacional, Xavi has made it clear to Barca president Joan Laporta earlier than taking the job that he needs the pair of superstars to assist him get the membership again the place it belongs.
The Barca legend, 41, is the favorite to interchange Ronald Koeman, who was sacked after main the Blaugrana to their worst begin to a season since 1987-88.
However he’s reportedly eager to make sure the membership backs him within the switch market.
A transfer for unsettled Pogba is probably not that tough because the Frenchman is yet to agree a new contract with United.
The 28-year-old’s present deal ends in June which means Barca may snap him up on a pre-contract within the New Yr when the switch market re-opens, forward of a summer season transfer.
Nevertheless, snagging Haaland could prove to be abit more difficult as Barca will have to spend £64m to land the striker and they’re broke.
Though negotiations with the pair may go fairly easy as Laporta has a very good relationship with Mino Raiola who represents each Pogba and Haaland.
However the Barca supremo should swoop shortly on the celebs quickly as it has been reported that the club’s fierce rivals Real Madrid are also keen on snapping up the duo.
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El Nacional additionally declare that Xavi has Purple Bull Leipzig star Dani Olmo and Sevilla ace Jules Kounde on his record of potential recruits.
Winger Olmo is claimed to be eager on a return to his boyhood membership Barca, and will re-join the staff on mortgage in January.
Sevilla defender and Chelsea target Kounde would price the membership a staggering £67million, El Nacional declare, as he is nonetheless beneath contract till 2024.
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling has also reportedly caught Xavi’s eye as he makes an attempt to carry again the ‘tiki taka’ period that former teammate Pep Guardiola launched to the staff.
Xavi could possibly be in luck as Sterling not too long ago admitted he’s open to a transfer overseas if he does not get extra recreation time on the Etihad.
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He mentioned final month: “If there was the choice to go elsewhere for extra recreation time, I might be open to it.
“I’ve at all times thought possibly at some point I’d like to play overseas — see how I might come up in opposition to that problem.
“I truly ought to be studying just a few totally different languages. I fairly just like the French accent and Spanish.”
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