Qatari football club Al Sadd agreed today to allow Xavi Hernandez to become the new coach of Barcelona after the Catalan club paid the compensation stipulated in the contract.

Al Sadd stated in a statement that Xavi is an important part of the history of that club and that he wishes him success in the continuation of his career.

Xavi left Barcelona in 2015 after helping the club win 25 trophies, including four Champions Leagues and eight Spanish titles in 17 seasons.

He was also a key part of the Spanish national team that won the 2010 World Cup, as well as the European Championships in 2008 and 2012.

Since leaving Barcelona, ​​he has been at Al Sadd, first as a player and then as a coach.

Barcelona is currently in tenth place in the Primera table with 16 points, nine less than first-placed Real Sociedad.

By Editor

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