Menu

Eight dazzling Xavi-replacements who could make big-money transfers to Barcelona this summer

Xavi Hernandez has confirmed that he will finally be calling time on his Barcelona career to join Qatari side Al Sadd.

SEE ALSO:
Ten La Liga stars wanted by Premier League clubs this summer, including Bale, Koke plus Barcelona duo to Liverpool
David Beckham birthday: Pics of stunning 6-star Moroccan hotel for Man Utd legend’s party
Manchester United transfer rumours

Speaking in a press conference on Thursday, the 35-year-old confirmed that he was leaving Barcelona in the summer to join a ‘thrilling new project’ in Qatar, according to ESPN.

There is no doubt that the midfielder will go down as one of the game’s all-time greats.

He was influential as Spain won their first-ever World Cup, and also twice lifted the European Championships—in 2008 and 2012.

For Barcelona, he has won seven La Liga titles among numerous other domestic honours. To date, he has lifted the Champions League three times, and could win a fourth title when Barca go head-to-head against Juventus with this year’s final in Berlin.

Since making his debut in 1998, Xavi has one of Barcelona’s key figures; how do the Catalonian side begin to replace one of the most iconic figures in their history?

Here are eight suggestions.

Next Page
Page 1 of 9
Prev Page
More Stories Atletico Madrid CF Barcelona CF Borrusia Dortmund Juventus FC Manchester City FC Paris Saint Germain Real Madrid CF Southampton FC Wolfsburg