Barça are on the lookout for a new head coach to succeed Xavi Hernandez. Xavi recently announced that he will depart the club at the end of the season.

Among the potential candidates, German coach Hansi Flick has emerged as a frontrunner for the position. The club’s president, Joan Laporta, is reportedly pushing for Flick to take over the reins at Camp Nou.

Barça Wants Hansi Flick To Replace Xavi As Coach

The former Bayern Munich boss, boasts an impressive coaching record, including achieving the international sextuple in club football, a feat previously accomplished by only Pep Guardiola.

Joan Laporta’s endorsement of Hansi Flick as the preferred candidate adds weight to the speculation. Laporta is reportedly advocating for Flick as Barcelona are looking to move back to a more familiar style of play on the pitch.

Barça Wants Hansi Flick To Replace Xavi As Coach

The former Bayern boss is reportedly ready to step back into club management and would like to manage in Spain. Flick, is still highly regarded as a top coach, despite an underwhelming stint with the German national team. Laporta and Barcelona are looking to strike a deal early in order to avoid competition for his signature in the summer.

Names like Thomas Tuchel, Jürgen Klopp, Julian Nagelsmann, Mikel Arteta, and even Pep Guardiola are also in consideration, but, as things stand, Flick appears to be the favourite for the position.