Xavi, during the match against Al Rayyan.

The Barcelona delegation in Qatar, the Barca technical secretary, Eric Abidal, and the entity's CEO, Scar Grau, were clear that they should stay longer at their destination with the challenge of convincing Xavi Hernndez before Monday to be their next coach. Once the Barcelona director has lost confidence in his current technician, Ernesto Valverde, the priority option is for the former player to join immediately.

An it was missing, however, that some of the parties gave officiality to the proposal. Did he Al sadd, club of which Xavi is the coach, and through its sports director, Muhammad Ghulam Al Balushi. There are negotiations between Xavi and Barcelona (…). We wish you success wherever you go, tell the executive to the Alkass television channel.

Xavi Hernndez, meanwhile, was trying to pretend he was to other things. The technician assured the dispute of the final of the Qatar Cup, which will take place next Friday, January 17, after beating Al Rayyan (4-1). Although, once the duel was over, it was eloquent: Everyone knows that training Bara is my dream. But now I am focused on Al Sadd.

“They have been here with me and we have talked about many things, but they were also here to see Dembl and that's it. I'm sorry, but there's nothing else. I can't report anything else. Of course I saw Abidal, is my friend, but that's it. I respect the club for my players, “Xavi Hernndez said.

Waiting to resolve the mess, new problems were confirmed in Barcelona. Luis Surez being intervened this Sunday of his injury to the external meniscus of the right knee, an articulation that was already operated last May. His hope is to return for the Champions League crossing against Naples.

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