Xavi to have Barcelona clause in new Al-Sadd contract
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Xavi to have Barcelona clause in new Al-Sadd contract

Despite Ronald Koeman's current level of comfort at Barcelona, it is fair to assume that something might happen at any time.

When, not if, things between Koeman and Barcelona get a little sour, there'll be a name that pops up in the papers and on the internet.

Xavi Hernandez.

The Barcelona legend is currently enjoying success in Al-Sadd, but Barca need to make sure that getting Xavi back to the club is more like Zidane's return to Real Madrid than Lampard's return to Chelsea.

The good news for Barcelona is that if they and Xavi agree that the time is right, his contract will make things easier for them.

Despite circling a renewal with Al-Sadd, Sport reports that Xavi's deal allows him to transfer to Barca at "any moment" without "financial gain" if he does so during his current contract. It's great news for both sides.