Former Barcelona star Xavi Hernandez has fully recovered from the Covid-19 and been allowed home after a period in isolation.

The Al-Sadd coach confirmed last weekend that he had tested positive for the novel virus, forcing him to sit out their match against Al Khor.

But the club has now confirmed the former Barcelona star is fully recovered, and allowed to join the team. 

“Thank you so much for all the caring messages that I’ve received during these days. I want to share with you that I’m recovered and back home with my family and the Al Sadd team.” he posted on his Instagram. 

The club’s statement read; 

“On Wednesday, Maran witnessed the return of Coach Xavi Hernandez after he recovered from infection with the Corona virus (Covid 19), which he was exposed to about 14 days ago

“Everyone within the team was keen to welcome the coach, especially the leader is facing strong challenges during the next stage. This also welcomed the team members to the newcomer Rodrigo Tabata, who joined the leader one a season-long contract.

“Tabata underwent special training under the supervision of fitness trainers in order to prepare him to participate in group exercises during the next stage.”


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