Barcelona news: Xavi is in talks with Barcelona as the Catalan side eye a Ernesto Valverde replacement. The legend is currently the manager of Qatar Stars League club, Al Sadd.
Valverde’s contract at the Spanish champions is coming to an end and it looks like the Catalan side are not willing to offer him a new deal. They lost 3-2 to Atletico Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup last night and the move for Xavi happened just hours after that.
Barcelona fans have been demanding for the dacking of Valverde as their manager but the board seems to be happy with him. However, things have changed now and the Spanish giants are looking to replace him.
Xavi is a club legend and has been managing in Saudi Arabia for a year now. His side have not done great but Barcelona are ready to take the risk and bring him in at Camp Nou.
Despite beginning talks with Xavi, it does not look like he will be appointed straight away. They are are very likely to wait until the summer before making the appointment.