Xavi: FC Barcelona’s Legend to join New York City FC

Xavi: FC Barcelona’s Legend to join New York City FC

Xavi: FC Barcelona's Legend to join New York City FC
Xavi: FC Barcelona’s Legend to join New York City FC

As reported today by the Catalan newspaper “Sport”, the FC Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez decided to put an end to his career with the Catalan castle, and over this week the club will settle all the matters related to the departure of one of the best players in the history of Barcelona and Spain.

Xavi’s palmares throughout his 16-year-career speaks for itself: Liga (7), Copa del Rey (2), Super Copa de Espana (6), UEFA Champions League (3), UEFA Super Cup (2), Fifa Club World Cup (2), FIFA World Cup (1), UEFA Euro (2), FIFA World Youth Championship (1), World Soccer player of the year (1), UEFA Midfielder of the year (1), IFFHS World’s Best Playmaker (4), and many other valuable honors and decorations.

The newspaper reported that the maestro Xavi will move to the New York City club, owned by Manchester City. Currently, the agent of the player and the club are working to agree on terms of his departure.

All the protagonists of this transfer are hoping to get everything done before the coming Thursday where Xavi was supposed to join Barca’s training after the world cup holidays.

The negotiations are now underway towards the termination of Xavi’s contract, and he is expected to get all his dues that remain on his contract (until 2016) from the club’s treasury.

Xavi will join his former teammate in Barcelona and Spain international David Villa, who has also joined the club of New York City in addition to the star of Chelsea FC  Frank Lampard.

New York City FC is an American professional soccer team based in the city of New York City. The club competes in Major League Soccer (MLS). New York City FC was announced as the league’s twentieth franchise on May 21, 2013. The team’s expansion rights were purchased by the Premier League club Manchester City and the New York Yankees baseball team for $100 million.

The Moroccan Times.