Barcelona coach Xavi praises PSG boss Enrique’s influence

Barcelona, under coach Xavi Hernandez, is gearing up for a crucial Champions League quarterfinal return leg against Paris Saint-Germain. Xavi credited Luis Enrique, now PSG coach, for his impactful coaching influence, alongside Pep Guardiola and Luis Aragones.

Xavi expressed his admiration for Enrique, stating, “Maybe with Pep Guardiola and Luis Aragones, they are the coaches who have had the greatest impact on me.” He emphasized how their coaching styles have left a lasting impression on him, shaping his own coaching philosophy.

Following a stellar performance in the first leg, Barcelona is optimistic about their chances in the upcoming match. Xavi highlighted the significance of playing at home and urged the fans to create an electric atmosphere similar to the iconic nights at the Camp Nou.

Acknowledging the challenges ahead, Xavi emphasized the need for unity and resilience against a formidable opponent like PSG. He stressed the importance of finding spaces, showcasing personality, and staying tactically sharp to secure a spot in the semifinals.

As the anticipation builds for the high-stakes clash, Xavi remains focused on the task at hand, emphasizing the need for a collective effort from both the team and the supporters. With PSG expected to put up a strong fight, Barcelona is prepared to rise to the occasion and showcase their quality on the pitch.


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