Chelsea legend reveals his love for Xavi

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Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola had earlier this week admitted that he admires Barcelona manager Xavi Hernandez greatly.

Xavi who’s seen as one of Chelsea’s greatest legends, admitted his appreciation of Xavi both as a player and manager.

The former Chelsea superstar made this admission while speaking to Spanish publication Marca, ahead of Barcelona’s UEFA Champions League clash against Serie A heavyweights Inter Milan on Tuesday night.

“It will be a great match. Inter is a great team that needs to do well again in the Champions League and Barcelona has a young team that is growing as a team and the addition of veterans like Lewandowski,“ Zola said about the match.

“And then there is Xavi. I loved him as a player and now I love him as a coach too,” he said about the Barcelona manager.