Barcelona next new manager odds and favorites candidates list for 2024-2025 season

Barcelona next new manager odds and favorites candidates list for 2024-2025 season

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Barcelona has a penchant for dramatic storylines, and the recent news about Xavi Hernandez’s potential departure adds another layer of unpredictability to the club’s narrative.

For the unfamiliar, Xavi recently gave a blunt assessment ahead of the game against Almeria, discussing various financial concerns, and his candid remarks may now have repercussions.

Joan Laporta and the board are reportedly unhappy with Xavi’s pessimism, leading to speculation about his possible exit.

FC Barcelona next new manager odds and favorites candidates list for 2024-2025 season

Candidate Odds
Hansi Flick 3/1
Roberto De Zerbi 4/1
Mikel Arteta 6/1
Rafael Marquez 10/1
Thiago Motta 12/1
Thomas Tuchel 14/1
Herrero Michel 14/1
Garcia Pimentia 14/1
Jurgen Klopp 20/1
Jose Mourinho 25/1
Pep Guardiola 40/1

How Much Will Dismissing Xavi Cost Barcelona?

Financially, Xavi’s departure poses challenges for Barcelona. Media reports suggest that if the club dismisses him, it will cost €20 million, plus the expenses for hiring new technical staff.

Though, If Xavi decides to leave voluntarily, he won’t receive full compensation.  However, if he is fired without cause, he can claim his contract’s full terms until 2025.


Given Barcelona’s precarious financial situation and their aim to comply with La Liga’s 1:1 rule, this could significantly strain their finances and impact their summer transfer plans.

Despite the tension, Xavi and his staff have not yet been informed about the club’s decision regarding his future. As Barcelona continues to evaluate Xavi’s position behind the scenes, more clarity is expected in the coming hours or days.

Let us remind you, following Barcelona’s 0-2 victory over Almeria, the team faces Rayo Vallecano on Sunday, hoping to stabilize before the match.


Regarding Rafael Márquez, his future at Barcelona is also uncertain. Despite his impressive work with the youth team, the club has not offered him an extension, and his contract expires in the summer.

Potential Candidates to Replace Xavi

Márquez feels ready for bigger challenges and is not fully convinced about staying with Barcelona Atletic. If Laporta decides to sack Xavi, Barcelona will need to find a new manager quickly, with the summer transfer window approaching.


Thomas Tuchel is a potential candidate to replace Xavi, especially after reportedly turning down Bayern Munich.

Another strong option is Hansi Flick, who was linked to Barcelona for several months and appears ready to take on the role.

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