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Xavi says Joshua Kimmich would be the ‘perfect player’ for Barcelona

The Bayern Munich star has drawn praise

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Xavi has been talking up Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich and says the 23-year-old would be perfect for Barcelona.

The Bundesliga champions have been doing a spot of warm weather training in Qatar, where Xavi is based, and the two players were interviewed by Sport Bild.

Xavi says it was Pep Guardiola who first told him about Kimmich and his versatility and since then he’s followed his career.

”When I saw you playing, I knew right away that you could become a great player. And you are today!

“Joshua is the present and future of FC Bayern and the German national team. And you can really play in any position. With your playing style, you would be the perfect player for FC Barcelona.”

Source | Sport Bild

Kimmich has already won the Bundesliga three times with Bayern, and he signed a contract extension last year that will keep him at the club unti 2023.

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