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Barcelona outcast eyeing fresh start under Xavi

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Miralem Pjanic might get a chance to prove himself at Barcelona under the newly-added coach.

The arrival of Xavi has generated great optimism among Barcelona fans as they start a new journey under the Spanish coach. Xavi has promised to make many changes at Barcelona, and re-integrating outcasts might be one of them.

Miralem Pjanic, who arrived from Juventus in September 2020, is one of these players. The Bosnian midfield was frozen out of the squad by Ronald Koeman, getting barely any minutes under the Dutchman.

Pjanic moved to Besiktas on a loan deal in September, hoping to regain his form at the Turkish side. Despite dealing with fitness problems, the former Juventus star has made eight appearances for Besiktas, providing four assists.

According to Mundo Deportivo, Pjanic is a big fan of Xavi and hopes to find a new start under the club legend.

The club initially planned to sell the midfielder due to his high wages but ultimately loaned him out to. The arrival of Xavi could provide Pjanic with a final chance to integrate himself into the Barcelona squad.

The Bosnian will come back to Barcelona in June, hoping to impress Xavi upon returning to the club.