Barcelona president Joan Laporta has claimed the club wants to sign four players in the summer.
Al Sadd said on Friday that they had ‘agreed on Xavi’s move to Barcelona after the payment of the release clause stipulated in the contract.’
Thirteen clubs from Europe's top leagues wanted to form a breakaway European competition earlier in the year.
The Argentine superstar revealed that he tried everything to stay, but it was ultimately not possible, leaving him with no choice but to depart the club.
The Spanish giants confirmed on Thursday night that Lionel Messi is set to leave the club after spending 21 magical years at Camp Nou.
The club has sold a few players this season but their overall wage bill is still a whopping 200 million euros over the salary cap.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta announced that head coach Ronal Koeman will stay at the club for another season despite winning only one trophy last season.