In his first talk with the FC Barcelona dressing room, Xavi Hernández warned the players that from now on many things were going to change in the team. And he was not talking exactly about the style of play that has been lost in recent months, but about the rules that all members of the squad must begin to follow.
The one from Terrasa implemented a kind of 10 "commandments" that has Gerard Piqué as the main affected. According to Cope's Partidazo, the new Camp Nou regulations have canceled an interview on the popular Spanish program "El Hormiguero".
The FC Barcelona center-back had a talk with Pablo Motos, the driver of the aforementioned space, scheduled for next week. However, the arrival of Xavi and the implementation of his new rules have postponed the interview for another occasion. Despite the fact that Gerard Piqué is injured and is still far from going back to work, he has not received authorization from his former teammate and now a coach to attend the Motorcycle program. The interview was to take place in Madrid and at night.
"Players will not be able to carry out activities that affect their physical performance and those who have to make private trips during a season must ask permission from the coaching staff," reads one of Xavi's commandments that directly affects Piqué.
Xavi's 10 commandments as Barcelona's new coach
- Show up an hour and a half before training.
- The technical staff must show up two hours before.
- Lunch and dinner in Sant Joan Despi.
- The fines are back.
- Progressive penalties for players.
- Curfew on the first team.
- Ownership with a lot of effort.
- Extra-football activities.
- Goodbye to risky activities.
- Flawless image.