Neymar: 'If Xavi becomes Barca's next coach, they will be lucky'
- Neymar says Xavi is an exceptional coach.
- The Brazilian backs the ex-midfielder to succeed at Barca.
Even ex-players back Xavi to triumph in Catalonia, this time as a coach.
"Xavi as a player is exceptional, and a good coach too. If he becomes coach of Barça, they will be lucky, because he is a great person. It was a pleasure to play with him. I wish him well," All Football quote him saying.
Barcelona have contacted Xavi other the possibility to take over at Camp Nou already this month. However, the former midfielder chose to stay at Al Sadd at least until the end of the season, leaving the door open for a June move.
Neymar, meanwhile, still hopes to return to Camp Nou himself. Barca are expected to make a new move for him next summer.
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