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Xavi carries out plans to overhaul Barcelona medical department

Barcelona coach Xavi is carrying through plans to overhaul their medical department.

Sport says Xavi has not hidden his concern at the club's injury problems and the role of the medical department has come under scrutiny.

ESPN says Ramon Canal, the boss of said department, has left his role.

It has been coming but it wasn't clear when it would happen. Barça have still not released an official statement. Canal was in charge of medical services, analysts and fitness coaches at the club, which was already a very broad position. His work was in question, especially as a result of the chain of muscular injuries and the physical decline of the team, especially in the second half of games, as was the case in the last match vs. Celta Vigo.

Canal's exit opens the door for Ramon Pruna to return, as Xavi desires. Xavi is a big fan of Pruna, who must first leave his current job in the United Arab Emirates, where he has a contract until the end of the season.



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