FC Barcelona did not appreciate that the meeting between their coach Xavi Hernandez and Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland leaked to the press. In the radio show El Mon a Rac1Juli Guiu, vice-president of the marketing sector of FC Barcelona, regrets that such sensitive information has become public.
“A Xavi-Haaland meeting? There are things that you have to wear with discretion, but in this club, things happen., said the Catalan leader. The Spanish press has revealed that the Blaugrana technician would have met the 21-year-old Norwegian striker in Munich last Tuesday, with a view to preparing for his possible arrival next summer in Catalonia. Barca management also reportedly had a meeting in Monaco last week with Mino Raiola, the BvB goalscorer’s agent.