African players abroad Barcelona coach Xavi drops important update over Franck Kessie future

Franck Kessie Xavi

FC Barcelona head coach Xavi Hernandez has revealed his stance over the future of Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie at the club.

The 26-year old is facing early struggles in Spain since his arrival from AC Milan on a free transfer.

Kessie has been instrumental over the last few years for the Italian side helping them winning the Scudetto last season.

However, since joining Barcelona, he is in lack of game time and is regurlarly linked with a move away from Nou Camp.

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Speaking before the media on Tuesday ahead of Real Sociedad clash in Copa del Rey, Xavi said what is his mind and the club’s over Kessie future as swap deal with Inter Milan’s Brozovic emerged on media.

“I’ve never thought about his exit,” Xavi said.

“He is a footballer I like because he can offer us many alternatives. He played brilliantly, especially against Ceuta.”

In addition, Franck Kessie made 19 appearances so far this season with Barcelona, scoring twice and providing 2 assists.


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