Date: 11th May 2014 at 12:34pm
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Xavi

could move for great according to reports suggesting the Catalan club are planning a team overhaul.

The 34 year old midfielder has been at the heart of Barcelona’s midfield for well over a decade, making his debut in 1998 under , then taking over from in Barcelona’s engine room back in the 1999-2000 season.

Since he has gone on to become one of the best midfielders ever retaining possession and picking out teammates with his brilliant range of passing.

Compared to , Xavi could come to and do a similar job to Scholes in the latter stages of his career. With 2 years left on his current deal and his age, he could be secured for a cut price according to The Daily Star, on wages in the £150k p/w bracket.

United aren’t the only team interested though, and will face competition from and , who will hope to use Txiki Begiristain to secure Xavi’s signature.

Xavi had been linked with a move to New York City but a move to the Premier League offers more in terms of prestige and competition.