Barcelona and Xavi are looking to find a way to rescind Samuel Umtiti’s contract and feel the best way forward is for the Frenchman to leave the club.
Xavi is keen on bringing Al Sadd’s Algerian forward Baghdad Bounedjah to the Camp Nou. The striker has 11 goals this season for the Qatari side.
Sergi Roberto is pushing for a start against Benfica and could come into the team as Xavi makes changes for the Champions League match.
Xavi has put the brakes on a potential move for Donny van de Beek. The new boss doesn’t think the Catalans need another midfielder.
Lionel Messi does not want to return to Barcelona and is determined to taste success during his time at Paris Saint-Germain.
Barcelona have released their schedule for a busy week which brings a Champions League game against Barcelona and a trip to Villarreal in La Liga.
Alex Grimaldo has been talking about Xavi’s return. He said, “I think that the arrival of Xavi could change everything, he could return the confidence that maybe they had lost a little.”