Veteran looking forward to facing capital club once again.
Spain international Xavi Hernandezsays that Barelona are “excited” ahead of the first leg of their Copa de Rey semi-final with arch-rivals Real Madrid on Wednesday night.
“We will now play this semi-final wanting to reach the final,” said the midfield player, who agreed a new two-year deal with the Catalans that will keep him at Camp Nou until 2016.
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“To play a knock out match against Real Madrid adds an element of excitement. We will visit the Bernabeu on Wednesday to show who we are, the way we play and our philosophy. That’s all. We will try to score as many times as we can so we can play the second leg here at home in a much better position.”
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