Gundogan: Xavi chats convinced me about Barcelona

Logo TribalfootballTribalfootball
2023-09-07 05:13:03  • 1 min

Former Manchester City captain Ilkay Gundogan says joining Barcelona was the fulfillment of a childhood dream.

Gundogan left City for Barca in a Bosman transfer over the summer.

He told BILD: "City waited a long time before intensifying talks over the renewal. In the end it turned out that it was the perfect time to end my stint in England. There couldn't have been a better time. Playing for Barcelona, moreover, is a dream I had as a child.

"We (Xavi and Gundogan) spoke on the phone several times, I had a good feeling. We are very similar in personality.

Continue read on

It's official: Barcelona have announced that Xavi will remain as coach of the first team. The Terrassa-born coach, whose contract expires in June 2024, has...
Logo MarcaMarca
2023-09-22 18:42:30  • 1 min
Ilkay Gundogan says the culture inside Barcelona is different to Manchester City. The Germany midfielder left the Treble winners over the summer for Barca,...
Logo TribalfootballTribalfootball
2023-09-20 16:11:43  • 1 min
Xavi Hernndez said there is still work to be done to turn around the situation at Barcelona after sources told ESPN he has agreed a one-year contract...
2023-09-22 14:42:38  • 1 min
Xavi extends until 2025 Has the option of an additional year Has won two trophies with Barca WHAT HAPPENED? The current terms of the manager were due to...
Logo GoalGoal
2023-09-22 18:54:00  • 1 min
Xavi has signed a new contract at Barcelona until 2025, the club have confirmed. His deal with the Catalan giants includes an option of an additional year on...
Logo Daily MailDaily Mail
2023-09-22 17:30:33  • 1 min
Barcelona have confirmed that head coach Xavi has signed a new contract running until 2025.
Logo 90min90min
2023-09-22 17:43:19  • 1 min
Barcelona coach Xavi says he's agreed terms over a new contract. Xavi will pen a new deal to 2025. He said today: "The renewal has been agreed for days and...
Xavi arrives at Barcelona Barcelona win La Liga Xavi renews deal WHAT HAPPENED? Barcelona boss Xavi has extended his stay, at the club he forged such an...
Logo GoalGoal
2023-09-22 21:31:58  • 1 min
Gundogan opens up on UCL chances Barca in a rebuilding phase Antwerp first up in group stages WHAT HAPPENED? While comparing his journey at Barcelona to his...
Logo GoalGoal
2023-09-19 11:31:23  • 1 min
Transfer Centre LIVE! Barcelona head coach Xavi signs new deal until June 2025
Logo Sky SportsSky Sports
2023-09-22 19:24:47  • 1 min
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is delighted with the form of Julian Alvarez. Guardiola has praised Alvarez for grabbing his chance amid injuries to...
Logo TribalfootballTribalfootball
2023-09-22 13:10:54  • 1 min
Barcelona coach Xavi faced reporters on Friday to look ahead to Saturdays visit from Celta. During his press conference, he confirmed that he has extended...
Logo AsAs
2023-09-22 18:34:49  • 2 mins
Former Atletico Madrid captain Diego Godin has taken a swipe at Joao Felix. Felix has hit the ground running at Barcelona after leaving Atletico on-loan last...
Barcelona coach Xavi says they're in contact with Athletico Paranaense regarding Vitor Roque over a potential knee injury. Roque broke down early against...
Logo TribalfootballTribalfootball
2023-09-22 17:00:33  • 1 min
Xavi hails Gundogan Assisted once in Barcelona Champions League victory Joao Felix scored a brace WHAT HAPPENED? As the German midfielder contributed with an...
Logo GoalGoal
2023-09-20 09:14:29  • 1 min
Barcelona coach Xavi rates last night's win against Royal Antwerp the best performance of his tenure. Barca kicked off their Champions League campaign with a...
Logo TribalfootballTribalfootball
2023-09-20 16:20:54  • 1 min
Betis don't want David de Gea. At least that is what the club have briefed after rumours circulated earlier this week that they were lining up the former...
Logo Daily MailDaily Mail
2023-09-23 08:02:37  • 2 mins
Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez has agreed a one-year contract extension with the LaLiga champions, prolonging his stay until 2025, a source has confirmed to...
2023-09-21 19:06:40  • 1 min
Veteran goalkeeper Jonathan Orozco says hes in negotiations over a return to Monterrey, the club where he began his club career. Orozco out to end playing...
Logo AsAs
2023-09-22 13:37:30  • 1 min
Eden Hazard's career options after leaving Real Madrid in the summer, including potential suitors from the Bundesliga and Belgium
Logo 90min90min
2023-09-22 19:30:34  • 1 min