Xavi, another captain leaving

Xavi will leave Barcelona in the coming weeks. It is the third Barca captain leaving the institution hurdle this summer. The first was Victor Valdes. Then followed Puyol. And the Catalan midfielder has signed a preliminary contract with the Qatari Al Arabi.
On Tuesday afternoon, there was a meeting at the offices of the Sports City culé in Sant Joan Despi between agent Spanish international Ivan Corretja and Josep Maria Bartomeu and Andoni Zubizarreta in which the club was sympathetic to the intent of squad to leave the Camp Nou. Joint Arab coach, Dan Petrescu, also reported yesterday incorporation.
The summit between the Catalan club and his agent lasted about half an hour and was organized by the Sports Director. The meeting was very cordial. The Catalans responsible Corretja assured that Xavi would help with link into force until June 2016, the decision to take, whatever it was, and were summoned to return to be completed once the average participation in the World Brazil . But his decision is already made: is leaving Barcelona and try your luck for half a year in Qatar. He announced coach Al Arabi. “Xavi has signed a pre-contract with us. Were other teams interested, but our offer has convinced him. Personally I spoke with him by phone,” said Petrescu. According to the Romanian coach, the proposal is around 8 million euros for playing only six months of competition.
Cesc he hinted
Cesc said yesterday in an interview published in the pages of MARCA his friend’s decision to leave the Camp Nou: “Xavi and Puyol want to step to the side, be with their families and follow paths of least demand.” Hours later, Petrescu confirmed its final destination.
The international, 34, left the Camp Nou after playing 16 seasons in First you have played 723 official matches and scored 81 goals. It is also the most decorated player in the history of the club. He has won two World Club three Champions Leagues, two European Super Seven Leagues, two UEFA Super Cups Spain six.
Xavi, before deciding to leave the box culé talked to Luis Enrique is the third captain letting the Spaniard technical team this summer, following the announcement of Victor Valdes and Puyol. Iniesta is now left as the only survivor bracelet Barca.
The Central leridano joins Barca Sports Management. He has decided to hang up his boots. And the keeper of L’Hospitalet remains to confirm his move to Monaco, which had closed before his injury and now endangered.
Xavi faces, however, a more exotic adventure. He played half a year at the Al Arabi in Qatar fate of other great players in the league, like Raul, who plays for Al Sadd.

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