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      Xavi opens up on why he turned down Barcelona job

      Former Barcelona midfield star Xavi Hernandez has broken his silence as to why he turned down the chance to become the club’s new coach. After Ernesto Valverde was sacked last weekend, the 39-year-old looked to be in pole-position to replace him and many people were surprised when the Catalan giants opted for Real Betis tactician Quique Setien.

      Xavi makes Barcelona play the waiting game as Valverde exit looms large

      As the pressure mounts on FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde, the favourite to replace him on the bench at the Camp Nou has ruled himself out, for now.

      Barcelona eyeing shock deal for Christian Eriksen

      Barcelona have reportedly identified Tottenham's Christian Eriksen as the ideal player to snatch the La Liga title away from Real Madrid next season.

      Do Barcelona really need a Philippe Coutinho?

      Amidst several claims of a potential swap from EPL strugglers to Spanish giants for the Brazil international, a few Barcelona fans may not particularly see the need for another creative young addition to their midfield, as their most recent similar transfers are yet to yield any concrete dividend for them thus far.

      Barca's Xavi agrees New York City FC move

      Barcelona midfield sensation Xavi Hernandez has reportedly agreed on a deal to join MLS outfit New York City FC next summer.

      Barca star wants Santi Cazorla at club

      Barcelona's legendary midfielder Xavi Hernandez has admitted that he would love to see Arsenal star Santi Cazorla plying his trade at the Catalan giants in seasons to come.

      Xavi leaving Barcelona for a move to the US?

      Barcelona are expected to announce that club legend Xavi Hernandez will be leaving Camp Nou after 23 years of service.

      Xavi to play in Qatar?

      Former Spanish striker Raul will tempt his former team mate Xavi Hernandez to join him in Qatar. Reports in Spain suggest that the former Real Madrid man could talk to the midfielder as soon as the World cup ends.

      Xavi wants rematch with Brazil

      Spain and Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez wants a rematch with Brazil at the World Cup to put right their loss at the 2013 Confederations cup.

      Red Bulls make an approach for Barcelona star

      Major League Soccer side New York Red Bulls offered Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez a chance to play in America. The 33 year old has recently said that his long term future lies away from Barca and that he would like to experience a different league to the La Liga.

      Barcelona considering Jack Wilshere as Xavi Hernandez's successor?

      Arsenal's star midfielder Jack Wilshere is reportedly at the top of Barcelona's three-man wishlist as the La Liga giants begin the search for future recruitments in the central midfield role. 

      Man Utd reportedly agree Thiago Alcantara deal

      Several reports suggest that Manchester United have agreed personal terms with Barcelona’s midfielder, Thiago Alcantara. According to SportsDirectNews and IBtimes, Thiago will reportedly leave FC Barcelona for £17 million.

      Can Spain do it again in Rio 2014?

      Can Spain win a fourth international trophy in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil? With the qualifying matches for the finals well underway, punters and football fans are busy trying to answer this question. It has to be said, the Spanish national side has everything to lose. As the only team in history take home the silverware in three consecutive major tournaments (Euro 2008, World Cup 2010 and Euro 2012), it seems La Furia Roja may be unstoppable.

      Barcelona 1-1 Basel

      Eren Derdiyok earned Basel a late equaliser against Barcelona at the Nou Camp. Lionel Messi had given Barcelona a lead in the 62nd minute.

      Barca to hand Xavi new contract

      Spanish giants FC Barcelona are set to hand their star midfielder Xavi Hernandez a new contract in the coming weeks.

      Xavi Names Euro 2008 Best Player

      The UEFA technical committee for Euro 2008 has named its 23-man squad of the tournament. In addition, Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez has been named as the best player of the tournament.

      Cesc Fabregas to wear 10

      The Spanish squad numbers for this summer's tournament have been announced and Cesc has been gifted the 10 shirt.

      Cazorla, Garcia in Spain squad

      Santi Cazorla, Ruben de la Red and Sergio Garcia are among some of the surprises in the Euro 2008 squad for Spain, as Real Madrid legend Raul and Bojan both failed to make Luis Aragones' squad for the tournament.

      Barcelona destroy Levante

      Barcelona defeated Levante 5-1 at the weekend to move a step closer to Real Madrid at the top of the table. The impressive Samuel Eto'o scored three goals after returning from the African Cup of Nations for the first time. Xavi and Messi also grabbed Barca goals.

      Rangers and Barca draw

      A resolute Rangers performance earned them a goalless draw at home to Barcelona on Tuesday, a result which keeps both sides in the driving seat for qualification to the Champions League knock-out stages.