Xavi: No official approach from Barcelona for Al Sadd manager

Xavi: No official approach from Barcelona for Al Sadd manager

Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez has chose to turn down the opportunity to immediately become the club's head coach but Ernesto Valverde's future remains in the balance, sources have told ESPN.

According to several Spanish media outlets, Barca's sporting director Eric Abidal and CEO Oscar Grau traveled to Doha on Friday to interview the current Al Sadd boss.

"I will not deny that".

Next few hours will be crucial for the future of Barcelona, as Xav is set to return his home after spending 5 years away from home.

"But for now I'm focused on Al-Sadd".

The former Spain worldwide is taking his time to decide, the report highlights, not helped by a busy schedule with his side, Al-Sadd.

"That's it. I'm sorry, but I can't give any more information".

"Sorry I can not give any more information". (Barça) were here to talk to me, also to check on Ousmane Dembele. Everyone knows what to train at Barça it's my dream, but I'm now an Al Sadd coach and I'm focused on that.

French worldwide and Barcelona forward Dembele has been in Qatar for treatment on a hamstring injury. Everyone knows But my focus is on Al-Sadd.

Xavi is Barca's all-time leading look manufacturer, raised 25 prizes in a 17- year profession with the club, as well as has actually been related to a return to the Catalans given that they were defeated 3-2 by Atletico Madrid to leave the Spanish Super Cup on Thursday.

"Everyone knows that I'm a Barcelona fan, the club are in my heart and my dreams".

However, this negative from Xavi Hernandez doesn't mean that he isn't going to accept the offer, it just means he will not accept it right now. If he does so in June, the season will have finished and he can start from scratch to reach his dream. "Let's see what happens".

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