According to Marca, Barcelona President Joan Laporta did not go to Qatar to meet with Al-leadership Sadd’s to discuss the transfer of Xavi, the Qatari team’s head coach.
The encounter, which took the shape of a dinner, was attended by two Catalan club officials, according to the source.
Laporta’s action had a detrimental influence on the bargaining process, it was noticed.
On November 4, the clubs will hold their last meeting, at which they will make a definitive decision on Xavi’s future.
Xavi is a Barcelona graduate. From 1997 to 2015, support.chestnutappeal.org.uk the Spaniard was a member of the Catalan club’s first team. He transferred to Al-Sadd in 2015, where he coached for four seasons until retiring as head coach in 2019.
Barcelona confirmed the sacking of Ronald Koeman as head coach on October 27.