Xavi Hernandez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Reports: Barcelona's Xavi Hernandez to sign 3-year deal with Al Sadd

    ESPN FC "Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez is poised to sign a three-year contract with Qatari club Al Sadd, according to reports in Spain. The Spain playmaker will join Al Sadd at the end of the season and replace former Real Madrid star Raul in the side, according to AS. Xavi, 35, is set to..." March 26

  • Xavi to join Frank Lampard and David Villa in signing for MLS franchise New York City

    Daily Mail "After a career spent going head to head in the Champions League, Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez and former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard are about to become team-mates, with the Spain international finalising negotiations on a move to New York City. The 35-year-old midfielder who has..." March 04

  • Xavi hopeful of managing Barcelona like Pep Guardiola

    ESPN FC "Xavi Hernandez has told El Pais he would like to follow in the managerial footsteps of Pep Guardiola and coach Barcelona. Xavi is contracted at the Camp Nou until 2016 but has admitted his playing days are drawing to an end. The 34-year-old succeeded Guardiola as one of Barca's key players,..." December 18

  • Man Utd on alert as Barcelona's Xavi hints at move away from Spain

    The Express "The midfield veteran opted to stay with Luis Enrique's side over the summer despite being linked with a move to Old Trafford, but has found first-team opportunities limited following the arrival of Ivan Rakitic from Sevilla. Xavi, who has won numerous trophies with the La Liga giants as well as..." October 02

  • Xavi breaks Champions League appearance record after coming on for Barcelona against PSG

    Daily Mail "Xavi has broken a Champions League record after making his 143rd appearance in the competition for Barcelona on Tuesday night. The 34-year-old midfielder replaced Ivan Rakitic in the 69th minute against PSG at the Parc des Princes. Xavi, who also has three winners medals, has surpassed Real..." October 01

  • Xavi Hernandez: Barcelona legend quits Spain duty

    BBC "Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez has announced his retirement from international football. The 34-year-old won the World Cup and two European Championships with his country. He was capped 133 times, more than any other Spanish outfield player, and scored 13 goals. Xavi told a..." August 05

  • Report: Xavi Hernandez deal with NYCFC imminent

    Pro Soccer Talk "According to Barcelona paper Sport, Xavi Hernandez is deciding on his future while vacationing in Ibiza, but the very likely destination is new MLS franchise New York City FC. The report says the offer on the table for the 34-year-old is for $24 million over three years, beginning in..." July 16

  • Alves 'in shock' over Xavi move news

    ESPN FC "Dani Alves said he was "in a state of shock" after being told that Barcelona teammate Xavi Hernandez is close to a move to Qatari side Al Arabi. Al Arabi coach Dan Petrescu said the long-serving playmaker, whom Alves called "a symbol" of the way Barca play, had agreed to join the Doha club..." June 18

  • Beckham targets Barca star Xavi as he aims for marquee signings at his Miami franchise

    Daily Mail "David Beckham wants Barcelona midfield maestro Xavi for his new MLS venture in Miami. Xavi, who played his 144th Champions League tie in the 2-0 win over Manchester City on Tuesday night is tied to Barcelona until 2016 when he will be 36 and, despite interest from elsewhere, he has made it..." February 20

  • Xavi Rules Out United Move

    SportsVibe "Barcelona midfielder Xavi has said he would like to end his career at the Nou Camp ending any rumours that he may join Manchester United for the remainder of his career. It is thought the 34-year-old is nearing the end of his illustrious career and has been linked with an Old Trafford switch..." February 05

  • Xavi gives hope to Man City and Man United

    talkSport "Barcelona midfielder Xavi - a dream signing for Manchester City and Manchester United - has given the two Premier League clubs a glimmer of hope of one day landing his signature. The World Cup winner has been a pivotal player in Barca's sustained success, sitting in the Catalan club's midfield,..." January 08

  • Barcelona going just fine according to Xavi

    The World Game "Barcelona playmaker Xavi believes the La Liga champion is currently performing better than any of its rivals. The Catalan giant tops the Spanish top-flight standings, having won all but one of its domestic games this season. Barca is also guaranteed of a spot in the knockout phase of the..." November 16

  • Barcelona line up bid for Arsenal ace Jack Wilshere

    Daily Star "Barcelona are keeping tabs on Arsenal star midfielder Jack Wilshere. The Spanish giants have put together a wish list of midfielders to replace duo Xavi and Andres Iniesta. Xavi 33 and Iniesta 29 are currently mainstays in the Barcelona midfield however the club are looking at younger..." October 22

  • Xavi hoping for solid start to Liga season

    Goal.com "The Spain international has issued a rallying-call to his Blaugrana team-mates to hit the ground running as they look to retain their Primera Division title Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez believes a strong start to the campaign is essential if the Catalans are to retain their Liga title..." August 11

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