The Spanish authorities want to study in detail the arrival of Xavi on the bench of FC Barcelona to replace Ronald Koeman.
As was the case last summer in the case Lionel Messi, LaLiga will not let the leaders of the FC Barcelona. This Friday evening, the Catalan formation formalized the return of Xavi by specifying that the former midfielder of the Roja a « terminated his contract with Qatari club Al-Sadd after negotiating his departure in recent days with Asian owners. »
Aware that they are in the sights of the Spanish League, the leaders of FC Barcelona did not specify who paid the release clause set at 5 million euros. Details are expected to be released to the press during Xavi’s official presentation on Monday, November 8 in a public ceremony at Camp Nou.
According to information from Mark, LaLiga intends to scrutinize Barça’s accounts and study the financial operations that allowed the Spanish technician to return to Catalonia. The latter would have agreed to pay half of his release clause over several years. Also according to the sports daily, the leaders of the League across the Pyrenees will also analyze the contract and the salary of Xavi.
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