Posted on November 5, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. by BC
While FC Barcelona has not yet formalized the arrival of Xavi due to his engagement with the Qatari club of Al-Sadd, a solution has been found to allow the former midfielder to return to Catalonia. .
This Friday noon, the Xavi file seemed to have ended. Al-Sadd has indeed announced that his coach will leave his post in order to return to FC Barcelona : “The Al- administration Sadd agreed to transfer Xavi to Barcelona after paying the penalty clause stipulated in the contract. “Nevertheless, Barça quickly denied this information to the Catalan press. The Blaugrana do not intend to pay the 5M € necessary to release Xavi from his contract, enough to extend this soap opera a little more, even if the Spaniard's return to Barça seems inevitable.
A solution is found for the arrival of Xavi
Indeed, the arrival of Xavi is still due news for the succession of Ronald Koeman , and according to AS, an agreement is imminent. Thus, FC Barcelona would be willing to settle half of the release clause of Xavi , i.e. 2.5M €, while the principal concerned should pay the other half to allow him to join Barça . A solution also mentioned by Mundo Deportivo, who adds that Xavi should recover these 2.5M € in the future by participating in several commercial operations as ambassador of Qatar.