Coach Xavi Hernandez has extended his contract with Barcelona until 2025 with an option for a further year, the LaLiga club said on Friday.
The 43-year-old manager arrived at Barcelona on a three-year deal following the departure of Dutchman Ronald Koeman at the end of 2021.
It's official: Xavi 2025 ✍️ pic.twitter.com/h5U6CX1NIP— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) September 22, 2023
Thank you for everything Xavi!Here's to more titles together ❤️ pic.twitter.com/OtYCEzXNUE
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) September 22, 2023
Barcelona are now set to confirm Xavi’s new deal valid until June 2025 — one more year added to current deal.Official statement soon, agreement in place since two weeks and now set to be signed.
Xavi stays with longer contract. pic.twitter.com/jADl6rMdqM
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 22, 2023
Former Spain international Xavi has coached Barca in 96 games, with 61 wins, 16 draws and 19 losses.
He claimed his first titles at the helm last season by winning the Spanish Super Cup and leading the club to its 27th league title and first in four years.
Barca academy product Xavi spent 17 years as a player with the Catalan side, winning 25 trophies - including eight LaLiga titles and four Champions Leagues - in 767 appearances.
(Reporting by Janina Nuno Rios in Mexico City, editing by Pritha Sarkar)