Cesc Fabregas picks Mathieu Flamini as best midfielder he has played withCesc Fabregas says that Mathieu Flamini is the best midfielder that he has played alongside.
May 2, 17:36
Xavi wants to manage BarcelonaEx-Barcelona midfielder Xavi admits that his main goal is to one day return to the club as head coach.
Apr 6, 17:11
Xavi: 'Cristiano Ronaldo not smart enough to rival Lionel Messi'Xavi claims that Barcelona ace Lionel Messi's intelligence on the field sets him apart from Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo in terms of individual qualities.
Mar 27, 13:36
Xavi backs Riyad Mahrez for Barcelona moveFormer Barcelona captain Xavi claims that Leicester City attacker Riyad Mahrez 'has what it takes' to represent the Catalan outfit.
Mar 25, 13:13
Preview: Italy vs. SpainSports Mole provides the lowdown ahead of Thursday evening's international friendly between European giants Italy and Spain.
Mar 24, 01:26
Xavi: 'Pep Guardiola will be a success in Premier League'Barcelona legend Xavi has no doubts that Pep Guardiola will be a success in England having confirmed his desire to manage in the Premier League.
Jan 6, 14:25
Xavi eager for Barcelona to sign Marco VerrattiBarcelona legend Xavi believes that Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti would be perfect for his former club.
Dec 13, 21:53
Xavi: 'Lionel Messi has to win Ballon d'Or'Lionel Messi deserves to win the Ballon d'Or ahead of Barcelona teammate Neymar and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Spanish veteran Xavi.
Dec 5, 12:44
Xavi hails "perfect" Sergio BusquetsFormer Barcelona midfielder Xavi, who now represents Al-Sadd, claims that his former teammate Sergio Busquets is currently the best midfielder in the world.
Dec 5, 12:31
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Neymar shortlisted for FIFA Ballon d'OrCristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar are shortlisted for the FIFA Ballon d'Or award, with the winner to be announced in January 2016.
Nov 30, 13:24
Report: Brendan Rodgers in talks with Qatar side Al SaddEx-Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is reportedly in discussions with Qatar side Al Sadd about becoming their next manager.
Nov 24, 11:57
World Cup winner Xavi reveals Football League fondnessXavi claims that he 'follows Middlesbrough' because they are managed by compatriot Aitor Karanka, while also hailing the attendance figures in England's lower tiers.
Nov 23, 10:47
Xavi: 'Barcelona need Lionel Messi at Real Madrid'Barcelona legend Xavi feels that winning at Real Madrid is an unenviable task for the Catalans without the services of Lionel Messi ahead of El Clasico.
Nov 19, 01:57
Xavi: 'Lionel Messi best of all time'Former Barcelona captain Xavi claims that Lionel Messi stands alone as the best player in the history of football.
Nov 18, 18:03
Xavi: 'Less pressure on Louis van Gaal in the Premier League'Xavi says that there is "less pressure" on Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal now that he is coaching in the Premier League.
Nov 16, 09:57
On this day: Second-half Lionel Messi, Seydou Keita strikes sink RecreativoSeven years ago today, Lionel Messi and Seydou Keita scored the goals as Barcelona recorded a 2-0 victory away at Recreativo de Huelva.
Nov 16, 06:00
Xavi calls on Sergio Busquets to become 'leader' of BarcelonaBarcelona legend Xavi backs former teammate Sergio Busquets to become an even more prominent fixture in the Catalan side in the coming years.
Nov 14, 17:41
Xavi: 'Clasicos are 50/50 games'Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi says that "you never know what will happen" in Clasicos as the Spanish league leaders prepare to travel to Real Madrid at the weekend.
Nov 14, 15:28
Does Neymar deserve the Ballon d'Or?Sports Mole discusses whether Barcelona forward Neymar stands a chance of winning the 2015 Ballon d'Or.
Nov 11, 12:58
Xavi: 'Jack Wilshere can be one of the best'Xavi believes that Arsenal's Jack Wilshere could develop into one of the best midfielders in the world if he can beat his injury problems.
Nov 11, 11:15
Xavi: 'Jack Wilshere can be the difference'Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi says that Jack Wilshere can go on to "make the difference" for Arsenal and England.
Oct 29, 11:58
Xavi: 'Wayne Rooney should vacate striker role, move into midfield'Xavi tells Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney that it is time for him to adapt to a deeper role and vacate the position as lone striker.
Oct 28, 09:58
100% European Championships qualifying records: How they faredAs England qualify for the European Championships with a 100% winning record, Sports Mole looks at the four other nations that have achieved that feat.
Oct 14, 11:53
Xavi admits he would have chosen to play for Manchester United or LiverpoolBarcelona legend Xavi reveals that he would have considered playing for Manchester United or Liverpool earlier in his career.
Oct 12, 08:23
Xavi: 'Louis van Gaal helped me develop'Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi believes that Louis Van Gaal's tough approach to coaching benefits younger players.
Sep 16, 04:40
Xavi: 'Pep Guardiola stopped me joining Bayern Munich'Xavi reveals that he was close to joining Bayern Munich in 2008 before new Barcelona head coach Pep Guardiola stepped in.
Sep 15, 13:15
Xavi enjoying life at Al SaddAl Sadd midfielder Xavi says that he has been "surprised by the technical level" of the Qatari league.
Sep 14, 15:42
Xavi laughs off La Masia crisis talkFormer Barcelona midfielder Xavi remains confident that the Catalan outfit's La Masia youth academy will continue to produce players of the highest order.
Sep 14, 13:04
Where next for Emmanuel Adebayor?Following his recent release by Tottenham Hotspur, Sports Mole takes a look at where Emmanuel Adebayor's next move could take him.
Sep 14, 12:17
Xavi: 'Barcelona can repeat the treble'Veteran midfielder Xavi, who now represents Al Sadd, claims that Barcelona are capable of winning a second successive treble this season.
Sep 9, 13:58
Xavi: 'Louis van Gaal is an amazing coach'Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi pays tribute to the managerial credentials of now Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal.
Sep 9, 13:31
Barcelona target midfielder, forward?A report claims that Barcelona will sign a new midfielder and striker in January when their transfer ban is lifted.
Sep 1, 19:57
Marc Bartra: Barcelona "unstoppable" with or without PedroMarc Bartra says that Pedro's departure does not make Barcelona any less of a superpower on the domestic and European stage.
Aug 22, 00:47
Ivan Rakitic hails "greatest midfielder" XaviIvan Rakitic labels Xavi as the "greatest midfielder" and says that he learnt a lot while playing alongside him last season.
Aug 11, 05:44
Barcelona president: 'Xavi will return'Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu predicts that the legendary Xavi will re-join the Catalans for a second spell in the future.
Aug 6, 01:57
Teammates vote Andres Iniesta as Barcelona captainThe Barcelona players vote for Andres Iniesta to be their new captain following the recent departure of Xavi.
Aug 4, 14:15
Sergi Roberto: 'Luis Enrique trusts me'Sergi Roberto claims that coach Luis Enrique has faith in his footballing abilities, as the 23-year-old targets more first-team action.
Aug 1, 14:49
Xavi tips Pep Guardiola for Barcelona returnFormer Barcelona star Xavi says that Pep Guardiola will "choose the right moment" to return to the club.
Jul 30, 00:42
Rafael van der Vaart: 'I'll play Xavi role for Real Betis'Dutch midfielder Rafael van der Vaart reveals that his role with Real Betis this season will involve being given "a lot of freedom".
Jul 28, 15:28
Josep Bartomeu backs Louis van Gaal to succeed at Manchester UnitedJosep Bartomeu backs Louis van Gaal to succeed at Manchester United, after the Dutchman endured a slow start to life in England at the beginning of last season.
Jul 25, 06:30