Xavi Advices Jose Mourinho to Focus on Football Not War

Xavi Hernandez says that Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho should try to avoid confrontation when things are not going well for him.

Mourinho has a reputation of falling out with opposition managers and the football Association on numerous occasions. Xavi, though, has seen a trend where the Portuguese goes on a rampage only when things are not going well for him. It is exactly the scenario at Manchester United right now. The Red Devils are clearly falling out of the title race and Mourinho has been unable to prevent the slide. He has already been caught up with two FA charges in the last two weeks.

It is widely expected that Mourinho may face a lengthy touchline ban as a result of his recent incidents. Xavi, though, has advised the former Real Madrid boss to focus on football rather than creating a war. The former Barcelona midfielder played under one of the coolest bosses in world football, Pep Guardiola. Even when things did not work out well for the former Barcelona manager, he has always tried to remain calm. Continue reading Xavi Advices Jose Mourinho to Focus on Football Not War

Xavi coming near to Retirement

Barcelona midfielder Xavi says that his playing days may be over sooner rather than later. The Spaniard was widely expected to leave Barcelona in the summer for a couple of years in the Middle East or MLS.

This did not happen after the 34-year-old decided to extend his spell at Barcelona, where he has been at since the start of his career. Xavi undoubtedly attained his peak at the age of 28 and this coincided with an impeccable spell for Barcelona. During a period of five years, this Catalan club played outstanding football and it was largely orchestrated byXavi.

Despite announcing his international retirement after the end of the World Cup 2014, it looks likeXavi may not be playing for much longer. Continue reading Xavi coming near to Retirement