Xavi on Dembele: The club think his representatives are taking the mick

Xavi on Dembele: The club think his representatives are taking the mick

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The scene is shown in the new Barcelona documentary, out on Amazon Prime now

The docuseries 'FC Barcelona, a new era' brings to light the ins and outs of the last two years at the Catalan club, a turbulent period with many controversies, both in the offices and on the pitch.

One of the topics covered in the documentary series is the renewal of Ousmane Dembélé and how Xavi Hernández managed it with the squad.

In this regard, there is a very interesting clip in which the Barca coach is seen being very clear with the team regarding the situation of the French forward when he was dropped in January as renewal talks stalled (he eventually renewed in the summer).

"We are a family and you should know everything," Xavi told the players bluntly. "The club thinks that the representatives are taking the mick. Either he renews, or he looks for a way out."

Negotiations went through difficult periods that meant that the club decided to remove Dembele from the team dynamics for a couple of games until the January transfer window closed.

In the end, the French player renewed with Barcelona and before his first training session after that news, he made a joke in the dressing room by offering to be captain.

He is now a very important piece for Xavi and the club is studying the possibility of offering him a renewal despite the fact that there is no rush to start negotiations.

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