Barcelona have reached a final agreement with both Al Sadd and Xavi, Mundo Deportivo’s reliable Edu Polo reports.
The representatives are now drafting the contracts which are set to be signed in the coming hours. Xavi will travel to Barcelona on Saturday, November 6. His presentation will take place on Monday, November 8.
Onda Cero’s Alfredo Martinez and Achraf Ben Ayad report the same.
According to Cadena SER’s Santi Ovalle, Barca could officially announce Xavi’s appointment between Friday evening (November 5) and Saturday morning.
According to previous reports, the 41-year-old will sign a contract until 2024. He will pay half of his €5m release clause from his own pocket.