Barcelona legend Xavi has revealed that he wants to become the coach of the Qatar national team.
The midfielder moved to the Gulf nation in 2015 to link up with Qatar Stars League outfit Al-Sadd after a trophy-laden 17 years at the Nou Camp.
And now Xavi, 37, has turned his attention to coaching once his playing career ends, harbouring ambitions of coaching Qatar – who will host the 2022 World Cup.
Barcelona icon Xavi revealed that he wants to become the coach of the Qatar national team
The midfielder moved to the Gulf nation after a trophy-laden 17 years at the Nou Camp
‘I’m here to help players improve so they are able to compete with the rest of the world,’ Xavi said.
‘My aim is to be the coach, it would good for me and I need some experience for my future career.
‘I have the advantage of knowing the Qatari players and the football environment here.’
The 133-cap Spain international is into his third season playing for the Qatari outfit, having scored 11 goals in 38 outings for the club and winning three trophies there.
He believes his experience in the league will help him become coach of the national team
Now in his third season for Al-Sadd, he has won three trophies there and is captain of the team