1. Xavi Criticises Real Madrid and Atletico for 'Small Team' Mentality

    Barcelona icon Xavi has accused Real Madrid of playing like a “small team” when they played against Barca in the April Clasico, and he has also taken a swipe at Atletico Madrid’s style...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 19,478 reads 121 comments

  2. Barcelona Legend Xavi Reveals Childhood Admiration for Matt Le Tissier

    Former Barcelona captain Xavi has revealed that, while growing up in Spain, he was a huge fan of Southampton icon Matt Le Tissier ...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 3 months ago 7,111 reads 14 comments

  3. Xavi Hernandez Reveals Desire to Manage Barcelona, Talks Premier League and More

    The Barcelona faithful may one day look forward to seeing a familiar face at the club's helm after Xavi Hernandez revealed his desire to one day coach his former side; the 36-year-old also spoke of his interest in the Premier League...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 3 months ago 6,475 reads 17 comments

  4. Xavi Cites Difference Between Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi Before El Clasico

    Lionel Messi is a better player than Cristiano Ronaldo because of his "intelligence," according to the Argentinian's ex-Barcelona teammate, Xavi...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 3 months ago 17,329 reads 139 comments

  5. Xavi Says England Have a 'Real Chance' of Success at Euro 2016

    Spain legend Xavi has backed England to surpass expectations by winning Euro 2016 this summer. The former Barcelona midfielder won the championship twice with his country, in ...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 3 months ago 2,859 reads 15 comments

  6. Barcelona Transfer News: Riyad Mahrez Move Discussed by Xavi, Latest Rumours

    Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez believes Leicester City 's Riyad Mahrez is good enough to play for his former side. He told Al Araby Al Jadeed (h/t Gerard Brand of Sky Sports): He is a very good player...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 3 months ago 9,775 reads 41 comments

  7. Highlights Show Barcelona Legend Xavi's Best Bits with Al Sadd in Qatar League

    Ever wondered what Xavi's been up to since joining Al Sadd in Qatar? The Barcelona and Spain legend left La Liga after over 750 games with the Catalan giants last summer and has ...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 4 months ago 4,713 reads 7 comments

  8. Xavi Misses Penalty Which Sees Al Sadd Miss Out on Asian Champions League

    He may have played over 750 times for Barcelona, but that's no guarantee that Xavi's time in Qatar is going to run smoothly...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 5 months ago 2,207 reads 0 comments

  9. Some of the Greatest Quotes About Barcelona Legend Xavi

    Barcelona legend Xavi turns 36 on Monday, so to honour the occasion, we decided to collate some of the best quotes about the midfield maestro...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 5 months ago 12,451 reads 35 comments

  10. Barca Legend Xavi Impressed by England's Lower Leagues and Follows Middlesbrough

    Of all the teams you might expect a player of Xavi 's calibre to follow, a Championship side are probably not one of them...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 7 months ago 6,738 reads 23 comments

  11. Xavi Comments on Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo Ahead of El Clasico 2015

    Barcelona legend Xavi does not believe former Blaugrana team-mate Lionel Messi would have become the player he is today if Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo had not been around...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 7 months ago 7,641 reads 21 comments

  12. Xavi Initially Thought Louis van Gaal Was an 'Idiot,' Surprised by Jose Mourinho

    Barcelona legend Xavi has revealed he held doubts about the credentials of his former manager and current Manchester United boss, Louis van Gaal, although the Dutchman eventually won him over...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 8 months ago 8,796 reads 12 comments

  13. How Does PSG's Marco Verratti Compare to Barcelona Legend Xavi?

    Paris Saint-Germain’s Marco Verratti is once again enjoying a fine season in the French capital with the Ligue 1 champions...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 8 months ago 7,585 reads 6 comments

  14. Ex-Barca Star Xavi Says Manchester United Is His Favourite Premier League Team

    Barcelona legend Xavi has said he would have picked Manchester United over Liverpool if he were to choose a club in the Premier League to play for...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 9 months ago 9,121 reads 37 comments

  15. Xavi Tells Fans to Stop Booing Gerard Pique Ahead of Spain Euro Qualifier

    Barcelona legend Xavi has called on Real Madrid fans to stop booing Gerard Pique ahead of Spain's European Championship qualifier with Luxembourg on Friday...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 9 months ago 16,283 reads 78 comments

  16. Xavi Discusses Lionel Messi, Arda Turan, Aleix Vidal, Barcelona and More

    Longtime Barcelona pass-master Xavi believes his old club can continue their normal dominance of La Liga and the UEFA Champions League, even without injured talisman Lionel Messi ...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 9 months ago 17,012 reads 23 comments

  17. Johan Cruyff Talks Lionel Messi–Cristiano Ronaldo Ballon D'Or Race, Xavi, More

    Ex-Barcelona manager Johan Cruyff has added fuel to the debate that Lionel Messi is a superior player to Real Madrid counterpart Cristiano Ronaldo , insisting the Blaugrana marvel deserves to win the 2015 Ballon d'Or...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 17,576 reads 62 comments

  18. Xavi Targets Barcelona Return, Hints at Coaching Role

    Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez —now plying his trade at Qatari club Al Sadd — has revealed he is hoping to return to the club one day as a coach...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 9 months ago 5,154 reads 17 comments

  19. Barcelona Legend Xavi Provides 2 More Trademark Assists for Al-Sadd

    Barcelona legend Xavi continues to exhibit his creative talents in Qatar, where he has provided two more glorious assists for new club Al-Sadd...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 9 months ago 4,647 reads 13 comments

  20. Xavi Scores His 1st Goal for Al Sadd

    Barcelona legend Xavi played his second game for Al Sadd on Thursday, and the Spaniard formally opened his account for the Qatari side...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 10 months ago 9,728 reads 26 comments

  21. Xavi Reveals Louis van Gaal 'Humiliated' Him, Criticises Jose Mourinho's Style

    Barcelona legend Xavi has spoken out about Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal’s style of coaching, insisting that occasionally the Dutchman would “humiliate” him...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 10 months ago 35,994 reads 27 comments

  22. Xavi Makes 1st Assist 12 Minutes into Al Sadd Debut

    Xavi has long been famous as something of an assist king, and it took the Barcelona legend just 12 minutes of his Al Sadd debut to register his first with his new club...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 10 months ago 21,725 reads 51 comments

  23. Why Xavi Is Right, and Barcelona Can Win Back-to-Back Trebles

    When you leave a football club it must be incredibly tempting to hope that they are worse off without you...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 10 months ago 9,216 reads 35 comments

  24. Barcelona Legend Xavi Scores Free-Kick on Debut for Qatar Club Al Sadd

    Xavi may have moved from Barcelona to Qatar club Al Sadd , but the genius still remains. The midfield maestro marked his debut on Sunday against Al Nassr by scoring a sweet free-kick...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 11 months ago 22,423 reads 38 comments