Xavi angrily reminds players they are not Barcelona from 2010, insisting they must ‘run like animals’ to succeed

After a disappointing 3-2 victory over Almeria, Barcelona manager Xavi has not held back in expressing his frustration with his team’s performance. In a fiery post-match interview, Xavi called on his players to “run like animals” and show more passion if they want to have any chance of emulating the club’s former glories. The Barcelona legend, who returned to the club as manager in 2021, made it clear that he was not satisfied with their lack of aggression and vowed that it wouldn’t happen again. With a strong message to his team, Xavi is determined to see a change in their performance as they strive for success in the upcoming matches.

Xavi urges Barcelona to “run like animals” after narrow win over Almeria

Barcelona manager Xavi has expressed his frustration with his team’s performance in their 3-2 victory over Almeria. The former Barcelona player urged his team to “run like animals” and show more aggression in order to have a chance at winning titles.

Xavi’s dissatisfaction was evident as he criticized his team’s lack of aggression, stating that they are not the Barcelona of 2010 and need to fight for every ball. He made changes at halftime, which ultimately paid off with Sergi Roberto’s late winner.

Despite the win, Barcelona remains third in La Liga, trailing surprise leaders Girona. Xavi, who returned to the club in 2021, is determined to instill a winning mentality in his team and expects to see more passion from his players in upcoming matches.

jamal hejaze

Hello, I'm Jamal Alhejazi, a dedicated sports writer with a passion for delivering compelling sports news. With a deep understanding of various sports disciplines, I bring a unique perspective and insightful analysis to my writing.
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