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Xavi: 'It's Common Sense, My Move To Barcelona Has To Happen'

Xavi Hernandez has spoken about his potential move to become the new Barcelona head coach and he seems confident a deal will be done between the Blaugrana and his current club Al Sadd.

Speaking after his side’s 3-3 draw with Al Duhail. Xavi confirmed that talks have taken place and it appears it is only a matter of time before his return to Catalonia is confirmed.


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Xavi said to TV3:

I’m a very positive person, the two clubs are in talks.”

“It’s a question of common sense and in the end it’s got to end up getting done. I’m excited.

“Both clubs know where I stand. I hope the matter can be tied up soon.”

So confident is the former midfielder that the clubs will reach an agreement.

After his agents have all but agreed terms with Barcelona representatives – that he is already looking forward to taking over the reins at the Camp Nou.

Xavi continue:

“It’s not about being the Messiah, it’s about bringing the excitement back.”

“There’s a good team and we have to work hard and stop worrying about ‘isms’.

We need to all be pulling in the same direction.

“We’re all looking forward to it and very excited.”

Al Sadd Block Barcelona: 'We Can't Let Xavi Leave At This Sensitive Time Of The Season.'

Barcelona go for Xavi as their new permanent coach, to replace Ronald Koeman and to take over from caretaker Sergi Barjuan as soon as possible, but Al Sadd are refusing to let the Catalan leave.

The Qatari club’s CEO Turki Al-Ali has released a short statement this Wednesday,

the day on which members of Barcelona‘s board travelled to Doha to meet with Al Sadd representatives.


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Turki Al-Ali‘s statement started:

“We welcome the visit of the administrative delegation from Barcelona and we appreciate and respect this.”

“The club’s position is clear from the beginning.

We are committed to keeping our coach Xavi with us and we cannot have him leave at this sensitive time of the season.”

Al Sadd have an important match this Wednesday evening as they face rivals Al Duhail,

who are just three points behind Xavi’s side in the Qatari league.