Xavi was speaking in a press conference ahead of the Clasico on Sunday, when Barca face La Liga leaders Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Barcelona's Uruguayan international defender Ronald Araujo suffered a calf injury during the La Liga side's 2-2 draw against Espanyol, the Catalan club confirmed on Monday.
France international Ousmane Dembele has been named on the Barcelona squad for Sunday's crunch Spanish league match against Atletico Madrid despite his ongoing contract standoff with the Liga side.
Barcelona could return to La Liga’s Champions League spots for the first time in four months on Saturday as the beginnings of recovery under Xavi Hernandez appear finally to be taking shape.
Carlo Ancelotti said Real Madrid were "still on holiday" in their shock 1-0 loss to Getafe on Sunday while Barcelona overcame their Covid chaos to sneak a tight victory away at Mallorca.
Barcelona's new recruit Ferran Torres and his teammate Pedri have both tested positive for Covid-19, the club announced on Monday in a statement...
Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez on Saturday called for this weekend's "decaffeinated" trip to Mallorca to be postponed
Mino Raiola, the agent of Erling Haaland, has named Manchester City, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich as clubs the Norwegian star striker could join in 2022.
19 Nov 2021
Xavi Hernandez said on Friday Barcelona must convert the positivity around his arrival into results, as he prepares for his first match in charge against local rivals Espanyol this weekend.
7 Nov 2021
Barcelona threw away a three-goal half-time lead on the day Xavi Hernandez was appointed coach as Celta Vigo scored in the 96th minute to complete a stunning comeback in La Liga on Saturday.
7 Nov 2021
Xavi Hernandez has been waiting to be Barcelona's coach for six years and preparing for much longer but he could never have imagined it would come like this.
6 Nov 2021
Xavi Hernandez said he is prepared for the "biggest challenge of his career" before leaving Qatar for Spain on Saturday, as Barcelona's legendary former midfielder returns home to take over as coach.