Mercato | Mercato – Barcelona: An obstacle to 5M € for the return of Xavi?

Posted on November 3, 2021 at 7:10 p.m. by A.D.

To replace Ronald Koeman, dismissed just after the defeat against Rayo Vallecano, FC Barcelona would like to bet on Xavi at all costs. With this in mind, Rafa Yuste and Mateu Alemany should meet the management of Al-Sadd this Thursday morning to negotiate the departure of the Spanish coach. However, the Qatari club would not intend to let Xavi go for less than 5M €.

After yet another defeat for Barça this season (against Rayo Vallecano), Ronald Koeman was ousted a week ago. To compensate for the departure of his Dutch coach, Joan Laporta would have decided to trust Xavi. And while the former captain of FC Barcelona is under contract with Al-Sadd, the president of Barça must find an agreement with the club qatari to afford his services. With this in mind, Joan Laporta would have sent Rafa Yuste and Mateu Alemany in Qatar to negotiate with the leadership of Al-Sadd .

Al-Sadd would demand 5M € to let Xavi go

According to information from, Rafa Yuste and Mateu Alemany would have flown in the direction of Qatar to meet the leadership of Al-Sadd this Thursday morning. While he would have preferred to stay in Barcelona, ​​Joan Laporta should be contacted by phone during the negotiations. To be able to repatriate Xavi, the thinking heads of FC Barcelona would have to put their hands in their pockets. Indeed, the Spanish technician would have a release clause of about 5M € and Al-Sadd would not in any case lower this price. It remains to be seen whether Joan Laporta will agree to pay this amount to afford Xavi.

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