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Report: Xavi Agrees To Take Over At Barcelona

FC Barcelona legend Xavi Hernadez has reportedly agreed to take over from Quique Setien as manager from next season.

Read: Official: Juventus Sign Barca Star For €72m

There were recent reports in Spain claiming Setien was involved in a massive argument following the 2-2 draw with Celta Vigo last weekend.

The Catalan giants dropped once again at Atletico Madrid, leaving the side four points behind LaLiga leaders Real Madrid.

Mundo Deportivo have reported that there is a 'firm agreement' that has been reached that will see the former midfield star replace Setien at the end of the season.

The Spanish publication claim that Lionel Messi and the rest of the first team squad would be happy with seeing Xavi take over the reigns.

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Xavi did receive an offer from Barcelona when Ernesto Valverde was sacked in January, but the offer was rejected.

"Yes, I received an offer from Barcelona when Eric Abidal and Oscar Grau were here but I didn't accept it, especially because it's too soon to coach Barcelona," he said, as per Sport.

"But let nobody doubt that it's my dream in the future to coach Barca."

Read: Official: Robben Comes Out Of Retirement, Joins Former Team

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