Saturday, July 25, 2020 – 11:59
The asymptomatic Al-Sadd coach tested positive for one of the checks prior to the league’s return to Qatar and missed the start of the competition
Xavi Hernndez former soccer player and now coach of Qatar’s Al-Sadd has announced his positive for Covid-19 this Saturday. The tests prior to the return to the league determined the contagion of Xavi, who has been isolated at home and he won’t be able to sit on the bench today to lead his team.
“A few days ago, following the protocol of the Qatar Soccer League, I tested positive in the last Covid-19 test. Fortunately I am perfectly, but follow the protocol and continue isolated until you have overcome it. When medical services allow me, I will return to my daily routine and work with more enthusiasm than ever, “announced the former Barcelona footballer on his social networks.
His place in Al-Sadd will be temporarily occupied by the branch’s technician, David Prats, who will be the manager of the team today in the match against Al-Khor.
Xavi Hernndez, one of the great contenders for the Barcelona bench Despite rejecting President Bartomeu last January, he has renewed with Al-Sadd until June 2021, the date on which the elections for the Barça club presidency should be held.
However, the former midfielder, who already has in mind the project to be carried out and the people who should accompany him at the Camp Nou, included a liberation clause in his contract that allowed him to become coach of the Bara before the end of his relationship. with Al-Sadd, the team he came to in 2015 even as a player.
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