Al Sadd are reluctant to allow the Catalan coach to depart.
Qatar-based club Al Sadd is not happy with the tactics of Barcelona for their current manager Xavi. Barcelona recently sacked Ronald Koeman and they are optimistic to call Xavi in its dugout. Qatar club is upset with Barcelona’s negotiating tactics.
Marca says Xavi and Barca want a deal to be done, but Al Sadd are reluctant to allow the Catalan coach to depart.
They are angry with how Catalan giants have treated the deal as done while nobody has contracted them directly. Barcelona board know that they have to negotiate with Al Sadd to bring Xavi at Camp Nou.
The Qatar club spoke on Twitter and said, “In response to what is circulating recently, Al Sadd’s management reaffirms that Xavi has a two-year contract with the club and is completely focused on the team’s next game, to keep top spot in the league and defend the title,”
Xavi spoke on his chances with Barcelona, “I’m very concentrated on my work with Al Sadd and I don’t want to talk about anything else.”