truggling Spanish La Liga side, FC Barcelona have reached an agreement with Qatari club, Al Sadd to get Xavi Hernandez as new head coach.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Al Sadd Chief Executive, Turki Al-Ali confirmed the development on Friday.
He stated that FC Barcelona have paid the release clause stipulated in the contract Xavi had with the Qatari side.
“Xavi informed us a few days ago of his desire to go to Barcelona at this particular time, because of the critical stage his hometown club is going through, and we understand this and decided not to stand in his way.
“The Al Sadd administration has agreed on Xavi’s move to Barcelona after the payment of the release clause stipulated in the contract. We’ve agreed on cooperation with Barcelona in the future. Xavi is an important part of Al Sadd’s history and we wish him success.”
Xavi left Barcelona in 2015 after helping the club win 25 trophies, including four Champions Leagues and eight La Liga titles, in 17 seasons.