Xavi Reportedly Set to Confirm Barcelona Exit on Return from World Cup

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Xavi Reportedly Set to Confirm Barcelona Exit on Return from World Cup
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Barcelona midfielder Xavi has told friends he will be leaving Camp Nou this summer, report Luis Rojo and Sergi Font of Marca.

The Spain international will confirm his decision to leave when he returns from the World Cup with Spain next week, the article states.

The report notes that Xavi has been linked with Al Arabi in Qatar, while Major League Soccer in the United States could also be a possible destination.

Xavi is set to become the latest major name to leave Camp Nou after Carles Puyol announced his decision to retire, while goalkeeper Victor Valdes is also moving on.

The midfielder has played a vital role in the success of the Barcelona team in recent years, providing the heartbeat of the side under Pep Guardiola.

According to the article, Xavi is unsure of a regular first-team berth under new head coach Luis Enrique and has decided to move on.

His trophy haul from his time at Barcelona includes three Champions League wins and seven La Liga titles.

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