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Revealed: When Xavi is expected to sign new Barcelona contract

A fresh update on the ongoing contract negotiations between Spanish champions Barcelona and head coach Xavi Hernandez has been provided on Thursday.

For those not aware, the subject of Xavi’s future has long marked a major talking point in Catalunya’s capital.

This comes with the former Blaugrana midfielder’s current deal due to expire in the summer of 2024.

Despite having romped to the La Liga title in his first full season in the dugout last time out, many of a Barca persuasion remain on the fence when it comes to Xavi’s credentials as the man to lead the club forward.

The Camp Nou hierarchy, though, have on the other hand not been shy in providing their public backing to the Spanish tactician.

In turn, it has long been rumoured that it is more a matter of when than if he is in line for a new contract, with an official announcement on the matter as good as imminent.

Well, as alluded to above, on Thursday evening, an insight into precisely that has been forthcoming online.

The info comes courtesy of the reliable Toni Juanmarti of Diario Sport, who has confirmed that a ‘total agreement’ has now been reached between the two parties, on the terms of a renewal through the close of the 2024/25 campaign.

The plan is therefore for Xavi to

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Conor Laird

Die-hard Juventus fan with a love for all things Italian, and a real soft spot for Arsenal cult heroes. Emmanuel Eboue, Nicklas Bendtner, Philippe Senderos... Give them all statues outside the Emirates.

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