Xavi Hernandez has Barcelona release clause in new Al Sadd contract. SPORT have learned that a clause would allow him to leave at any moment.
With the release clause in his deal, Xavi would be able to rescind his contract. Moreover, ha can accelerate a move to Barça if he decided he wanted to.
President Josep Maria Bartomeu tried to appoint him in January as Ernesto Valverde’s replacement. However, Xavi declined the offer as the moment was not right.
If Quique Setien doesn’t remain in charge, Bartomeu could move for Xavi again. However, Xavi would need significant promises to consider the job in the short-term.
The ex-Spain international signed for Al Sadd is a player in 2015 upon leaving Barça. After four seasons on the pitch, he took over in the dugout in 2019.
Credit: Sport English