Take a fresh look at your lifestyle.

Barcelona: Xavi is ‘totally focused’ on staying at Al Sadd, club confirms

Al Sadd publicly warns Xavi’s Barcelona insisting that he has a two-year contract to fulfill and is ‘fully focused’ on his next matches, despite strong ties to the Camp Nou vacancy.

  • Al Sadd has insisted that Xavi is fully committed to remaining at the club
  • Qataris desperate to keep their coach amid Barcelona ties
  • Xavi, 41, is the number one target of the Catalans after the dismissal of Ronald Koeman this week
  • However, Al Sadd says Xavi is ‘totally focused’ and that he has two years left on his contract


<!–

<!–

<!–

<!–

<!–

<!–

Al Sadd has upped the ante in his bid to keep Xavi, as the Qatari club insisted the Barcelona legend is committed to the club amid ties to a return to Camp Nou.

Xavi is the big favorite to seize power in Catalonia after Barcelona parted ways with Ronald Koeman this week after the Dutchman oversaw the club’s worst start to the season since 1987-88.

The Qataris are desperate to retain the Spaniard and on Thursday shared stories of fans begging Xavi to stay, and have upped the ante by clarifying the 41-year-old’s contractual position on Twitter.

Al Sadd has insisted that Xavi remains 'totally focused' on staying with the Qatari champion

Al Sadd has insisted that Xavi remains ‘totally focused’ on staying with the Qatari champion

Xavi is Barcelona's number one target to turn things around after Ronald Koeman was fired

Xavi is Barcelona's number one target to turn things around after Ronald Koeman was fired

Xavi is Barcelona’s number one target to turn things around after Ronald Koeman was fired

In response to what is circulating recently, the #AlSadd management reaffirms that Xavi has a two-year contract with the club and is fully focused on the team’s next matches, to maintain our leadership at the top of the league and defend the qualification. #AlwaysAlSadd ‘.

On Friday, Barcelona president Joan Laporta admitted that the club has been in talks with Xavi about a comeback, but declined to confirm whether the Spaniard would replace Koeman.

“My opinion about Xavi as a coach is that he is in a learning process, of evolution, I have very good references from close people who know him better than I do in that sense,” he said at a press conference on Friday.

“I spoke with him two months ago when we gave Ronald Koeman this confidence because I understand that we had to give him those months, the team needed some time to recover.

The Qatari champion tweeted that Xavi is 'totally focused' and has two years left on his contract

The Qatari champion tweeted that Xavi is 'totally focused' and has two years left on his contract

The Qatari champion tweeted that Xavi is ‘totally focused’ and has two years left on his contract

The president of Barcelona, ​​Joan Laporta, confirmed this Friday that he has held talks with the Spanish

The president of Barcelona, ​​Joan Laporta, confirmed this Friday that he has held talks with the Spanish

The president of Barcelona, ​​Joan Laporta, confirmed this Friday that he has held talks with the Spanish

‘I have a great relationship with Xavi, I’ve been talking to him in the last month, I know his opinion about this squad, what he thinks has to happen. We speak as two friends and in this case my opinion is very good.

“I talk to him because he loves football, he is a great Barça fan, it is one of his goals in life.

‘If he is the one who can manage this squad, I have a great relationship with him and it is a possibility because we will see how everything will continue to evolve.

‘These are private conversations between friends and I can’t explain what we talked about.

Barcelona are in crisis after Koeman oversaw the club's worst start to the season since 1987-88

Barcelona are in crisis after Koeman oversaw the club's worst start to the season since 1987-88

Barcelona are in crisis after Koeman oversaw the club’s worst start to the season since 1987-88

‘I already told you and I can’t explain anything to you about our options because it will be unprofessional and will affect our plans. I’m sorry, but I can’t tell you anything.

I have always said that one day he will be the coach of Barça, but I don’t know when. We have great references about Xavi in ​​Al Sadd.

‘All our reports on Xavi are positive. We can talk a lot about Xavi but I can’t give you more details. It is in all the newspapers, but we also have other options ”.

Commercial



.