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Xavi admits the 'dream has come true' to manage Barça

The former FC Barcelona will be officially unveiled at Camp Nou on Monday with the Terrassa born coach reflecting on the 'dream' to come home and coach Barça.

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Barcelona said on Saturday they have named their former midfielder and captain Xavi Hernandez as head coach on a contract until 2024, following the sacking of Ronald Koeman.

The LaLiga club received the green light on Friday to sign the 41-year-old after they paid the release clause in his contract with Qatari side Al-Sadd.

Xavi played for Barcelona for 17 years, making 767 appearances and winning 25 trophies, including four Champions League wins and eight league titles.

The new head coach will be officially unveiled as new Barcelona boss on Monday with event at Camp Nou getting underway at 1300 (local time).