Turki Al-Ali: The club management has agreed on Xavi’s move to Barcelona


Turki Al-Ali, CEO of Al Sadd SC, confirmed that the club’s management has agreed to the transfer of head coach Xavi Hernandez to Barcelona, after the payment of the release clause stipulated in the contract.

Speaking to the club’s website, Turki said: “Xavi is an important part of Al-Sadd’s history, and we wish him success in the next stage of his career.”

He added: “Xavi informed us a few days ago of his desire to go to Barcelona at this particular time, because of the critical stage his hometown club is going through, and we understand this and decided not to stand in his way.”

The CEO concluded his speech: “Xavi and his family will remain welcome in Doha, and our relationship will continue.”