Spanish star Xavi Hernandez signs with Qatari side Al Sadd
Spanish star Xavi Hernandez signs with Qatari side Al Sadd

Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez has signed for Qatari side, Al Sadd for next season, it was confirmed by club officials on Saturday.

Xavi agent declines comment on Al Sadd deal reports
Xavi agent declines comment on Al Sadd deal reports

Xavi`s agent has declined to comment on reports the Barcelona midfielder is set to leave the La Liga leaders at the end of the season and sign a lucrative contract with Qatari side Al Sadd.

Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez to join Qatari outfit Al Sadd
Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez to join Qatari outfit Al Sadd

Midfield maestro Xavi Hernandez will leave his childhood club Barcelona at the of end of the current season, according to AS.com. The report said that the 35-year-old has signed a three-year contract with Qatari club Al Sadd.

Schalke vs Real Madrid: Iker Casillas ready for 150th European game
Schalke vs Real Madrid: Iker Casillas ready for 150th European game

Real Madrid legend Iker Casillas will make his 150th European appearance for the club on Wednesday night. The defending European champions will travel to Germany for their UEFA Champions League round of 16 match against Schalke 04. He will equal Liverpool's Jamie Carragher as the latest player to reach the landmark.

Results change everything here: Xavi Hernandez
Results change everything here: Xavi Hernandez

FC Barcelona captain and Spanish midfielder Xavi Hernandez has said that his team should not be judged solely on results, contending that the Catalans did actually play well in the match they lost 0-1 to Real Sociedad at Anoeta stadium Jan 4.

Xavi resumes training with Barcelona
Xavi resumes training with Barcelona

FC Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez, who has missed the team's recent games due to a hamstring injury, has resumed training with the rest of the squad and is awaiting medical approval to play on Sunday against Deportivo de La Coruna.

Carles Puyol quits Barcelona`s sports management post
Carles Puyol quits Barcelona`s sports management post

Former Barcelona captain Carles Puyol said Monday he was leaving the Spanish giants` sport management team, which he joined in May, after he quit the squad because of a knee injury.

El Clasico: Real Madrid, Barcelona set to deliver yet another classic
El Clasico: Real Madrid, Barcelona set to deliver yet another classic

In the next couple of hours, sporting world will be taken by a certain El Clasico and the noise emanating from the historic Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. Inside the cauldron, possibly two of the greatest clubs in the world – Barcelona and Real Madrid – will try to something more than just winning the game and brownie points.

Cristiano Ronaldo sets best scoring start in Spanish league
Cristiano Ronaldo sets best scoring start in Spanish league

Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 14th and 15th goals to set a record scoring start in a Spanish league season as Real Madrid eased to a 5-0 win at Levante on Saturday, while Lionel Messi scored to move one goal from the competition's all-time scorer.

Recordbreakers Totti and Xavi fail to deliver victory
Recordbreakers Totti and Xavi fail to deliver victory

European football greats Francesco Totti and Xavi Hernandez set Champions League records for oldest goalscorer and appearances on Tuesday but neither could cap that personal landmark with victory for their sides Roma and Barcelona respectively.

Xavi Hernandez valuable to Barcelona assures Luis Enrique
Xavi Hernandez valuable to Barcelona assures Luis Enrique

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has given his backing to Xavi and says the veteran midfielder remains a valuable member of the squad despite having played just 45 minutes in the opening five La Liga games.

Xavi Hernandez content with bit-part role
Xavi Hernandez content with bit-part role

 Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez insisted he hasn`t been frustrated by his lack of opportunities under new boss Luis Enrique after starting for the first time this season in a much-changed side in a 1-0 victory over APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday.

Loic Remy strike condemns Spain to friendly defeat
Loic Remy strike condemns Spain to friendly defeat

France got the better of a new-look Spain team on Thursday, a superb strike from substitute Loic Remy in the second half giving the hosts a 1-0 victory.

New-look Spain set for test against revived France
New-look Spain set for test against revived France

After their abject failure at the World Cup, Spain have a new look as they begin preparations for the defence of the European Championship with a friendly against France on Thursday.

Xabi Alonso announces international retirement
Xabi Alonso announces international retirement

Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has announced his retirement from international football.

Spain`s Xavi Hernández quits internationals

Spain midfielder Xavi has retired from internationals at the age of 34, he said on Tuesday.

Xavi Hernandez on target as new-look Barcelona draw

A familiar face came on and helped new-look Barcelona draw 1-1 with Nice in a friendly in southern France on Saturday.

Barca await Xavi`s decision

Barcelona’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu said that he still awaits veteran midfielder Xavi Hernandez decision to stay or leave the club before the start of the new season.

No decision taken over future, insists Del Bosque

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has said he will wait to decide whether to lead his side`s defence of the European Championships after crashing out of the World Cup in the group stages.

Spain press mourns World Cup `catastrophe`

Spanish newspapers today bemoaned the "humiliation" and "catastrophe" of world champions Spain`s 5-1 battering by the Netherlands in their opening World Cup match in Brazil.