Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez is poised to sign a three-year contract with the Qatar club Al Sadd, according to numerous reports in Spain. The 35-year-old is set to receive a salary of £7.4 million a season.
Xavi will also study for his coaching badges at the Aspire Academy while in the country.
An official announcement of the veteran player’s decision will not take place until the end of the season.
The midfielder emerged from Barcelona’s famed youth academy, La Masia, and has made over 700 appearances for La Blaugrana in seventeen seasons.
He is widely considered one of the most prolific passers in football and has played a key…