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Xavi responds to rumors he will replace Ernesto Valverde at Barcelona

The midfielder is focused on Al Sadd for now

Al-Sadd Sports Club v Esperance Sportive de Tunis - FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019 Photo by Marcio Machado/Eurasia Sport Images/Getty Images

Xavi has given his response to rumors he is set to replace Ernesto Valverde as manager of Barcelona.

Al Sadd confirmed on Saturday that Barcelona are in negotiations with Xavi over a move, but the club legend gave little away when asked about the speculation.

Xavi spoke after guiding Al Sadd to a 4-1 win over Al Rayyan in the Qatar Cup that puts them into the final.

Meanwhile, there seems no end to the speculation over his future and a possible return to the Camp Nou.

Mundo Deportivo are reporting he will meet Eric Abidal and Oscar Grau again on Saturday night, while Marca claim Barcelona will get a decision by Xavi on Sunday,

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