Xavi: 'China a big threat to Europe'Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi says that the Chinese Super League "has to be taken very seriously" as a threat to European football.
Jan 6, 22:44
Xavi: 'Cristiano Ronaldo not worthy of Ballon d'Or award'Xavi is adamant that former Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi is the best player in the world, despite Cristiano Ronaldo being crowned Ballon d'Or winner for 2016.
Dec 14, 15:52
Xavi: 'Philippe Coutinho would improve Barcelona'Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho would improve Barcelona, according to the Spanish club's former captain Xavi.
Nov 15, 19:27
Xavi urges Jose Mourinho not to 'start a war' at Manchester UnitedXavi hopes that Jose Mourinho does not start a "war" when things are not going well for the manager at Manchester United.
Oct 25, 11:58
Xavi: 'La Liga is more competitive'Slow starts to the season for both Barcelona and Real Madrid shows that La Liga is "more competitive" this season, according to Xavi.
Oct 5, 11:04
Xavi: 'Pep Guardiola can win quadruple at Manchester City'Xavi says that his former coach Pep Guardiola is capable of leading Manchester City to the quadruple this season.
Sep 21, 17:41
Cristiano Ronaldo "couldn't care less" about Xavi commentsCristiano Ronaldo claims that recent comments from Xavi were made simply because the Barcelona legend was after "free publicity" now that he plies his trade in Qatar.
Sep 11, 12:22
Xavi: 'Lionel Messi the best player in the world'Xavi insists that former Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi is the best player in the world, but also reserves praise for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Sep 7, 21:32
Xavi: 'Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez is good enough for Barcelona'Xavi says that Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez is "good enough" to play for Barcelona.
Sep 6, 12:39
Xavi: 'Pep Guardiola will change face of English football'Former Barcelona ace Xavi claims that Pep Guardiola "changed world football" during his time in charge at Camp Nou, and believes that he will do similar at Man City.
Aug 8, 13:11
Xavi: 'There will never be another Lionel Messi'Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi insists that the likes of Neymar and Eden Hazard will never be able to emulate the achievements of Lionel Messi.
Jul 18, 22:44
Xavi "surprised" by Vicente del Bosque commentsFormer Spain international Xavi was "quite surprised" that Vicente del Bosque decided to go public with a spat that occurred with Iker Casillas at Euro 2016.
Jul 2, 17:22
Preview: Spain vs. South KoreaSports Mole looks ahead to the international friendly between Spain and South Korea at the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig.
May 31, 13:02
Xavi tips Atletico Madrid for Champions League successAtletico Madrid's "moment" to win the Champions League has arrived, according to former Barcelona captain Xavi.
May 27, 11:39
Xavi: 'Pep Guardiola will change face of English game at Manchester City'Barcelona legend Xavi is confident that Pep Guardiola will "change the face of English football" when he takes charge of Manchester City this summer.
May 24, 18:44
Xavi expects Barcelona to win Copa del ReyFormer Barcelona midfielder Xavi 'expects' the Catalan giants to overcome Sevilla in the Copa del Rey final this weekend.
May 20, 21:12
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