Xavier Confirms Move To Barcelona As Koeman’s Replacement
However, amid rumour of who to succeed Koeman at Camp Nou, Hernandez who is currently the head coach at Al-Sadd, said he has been in talks with Barcelona to become their new manager.
Speaking on Wednesday evening at his post-match press conference following Al-Sadd’s 3-3 draw against Al-Duhail in the Qatar Stars, 41-year-old Hernandez said, “it is done,” adding that it now depends on the conversations between Barca and Al-Sadd.
Hernandez added: “But now it depends on the conversations between clubs, they need to reach an agreement. Barca is coming to talk, we are all eager and excited. We’ll see if it ends up being done.
“I really want to go home. I hope it happens. I have a contract and now the clubs have to negotiate. They already know my position.”
Xavier Hernández Creus, known as Xavi, is a Spanish professional football manager and former player who is the manager of Qatar Stars League club Al Sadd.
Widely considered one of the best midfielders of all time, Xavi is renowned for his passing, vision, ball retention, and positioning