With the Premier League gradually losing to Primera Division on all fronts, Xavi Hernandez has now revealed that the prospect of playing in the Premier League never crossed his mind as he was already with a top team in FC Barcelona. After twenty-five trophies, the former Spain international finally brought curtains down on his Camp Nou stay last summer to join Qatar-based club Al Sadd, but he admitted that the English top division could attract any player for its own unique features, labelling the competition as wonderful. When the World Cup winner was quizzed about the team that he would have preferred to play for, he told the Express about five clubs, revealing his penchant for outfits with rich history as he shortlisted Manchester United and Liverpool FC – who have 38 English titles between them – and surprisingly snubbed Arsenal FC, who have clinched the title 13 times. Sergio Aguero gifted Manchester City with their first title in forty-four years as he […]
Having chosen to sign for Qatari side Al Sadd, Xavi Hernandez made his debut on Sunday for his new club in front of a crowd just under 3000.
His last competitive match was in front of more than 70,000 fans but Xavi Hernandez made his Qatar Stars League debut on Sunday watched by a crowd of just 2,253.
Xavi Hernandez, 35, has called time on his 24 years with FC Barcelona and has revealed that he will join Qatar based club Al Sadd following the completion of this season.
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