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FC Barcelona News: 7 November 2021; Barça draw against Celta Vigo, Ansu Fati injured

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

RC Celta de Vigo v FC Barcelona - La Liga Santander Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images

Xavi Hernández is the new FC Barcelona coach - FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona have reached an agreement with Xavi Hernández for him to become first team coach for the rest of the current season and two more seasons. Xavi Hernández, a youth team product at Barça, has left his current club, Al-Sadd of Qatar, after talks held over the last few days with the owners of the club.

Xavi by the numbers - FC Barcelona
A statistical look back at the new Barça manager's career to date as a player and coach

Xavi: From youth team to manager - FC Barcelona
The new Barça coach is not the first case of a product of the Barça youth system going on to coach the first team. Here's a reminder of the eight previous examples

Xavi: 'I'm returning to my lifetime club' - FC Barcelona
He admits that it’s a challenge in difficult times but “I can’t put into words how excited I am to go back to defending the crest that I bear on my heart. To go back to feeling the buzz of the Camp Nou from within and once again hearing the cries of support from the fans.”

Xavi's official presentation on November 8 - FC Barcelona
Xavi Hernández is to be officially presented to the fans as the new FC Barcelona coach on Monday 8 November at an open event being held in the Camp Nou. He will then be giving his first press conference since his appointment in the Ricard Maxenchs pressroom.

Xavi Hernández looking for success with style - FC Barcelona
On his arrival in Barcelona the new Barça coach explains 'we have to work hard right from the first minute and fight for everything, that's in the Club's DNA'

Celta 3-3 Barça: A game of two halves - FC Barcelona
A commanding 3-0 goal lead is not enough to secure a win at Balaídos, as the home side battle back and grab a late equaliser deep into injury time

Sergi Barjuan: 'Intense days and now to continue working for the club' - FC Barcelona
Sergi Barjuan’s short tenure as interim coach of FC Barcelona came to an end on Saturday at Balaídos, a 3-3 draw with Celta. After taking over the team on October 28, he has been in charge for three games, two draws in the league (Alavés and Celta) and a crucial Champions League victory in Kiev.

Ansu Fati out with femoral biceps injury - FC Barcelona
Tests on Ansu Fati have revealed that he has an injury to the femoral biceps in his left thigh, and he will be out of action until he recovers. He suffered the injury a minute before half-time in the 3-3 draw with Celta at Balaídos, and was unable to continue the game in which he had opened the scoring with a goal after five minutes.