He’s good person – Barcelona’s Xavi speaks on Manchester United’s potential new owner

Barcelona manager Xavi has shared his thoughts on Manchester United’s potential takeover by Qatar’s Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad al-Thani.

Reuters reports that Manchester United and Sheikh Jassim are currently negotiating exclusivity in the latter’s attempts to acquire the Manchester-based outfit.

If things work out as planned and the takeover is completed, the Glazer family will walk away with over $6 billion.

Reacting to the reports, Xavi spoke about Sheikh Jassim, the son of Qatar’s former prime minister, showering praise on him.

“I have a good relationship with the person interested in buying the club [#mufc], he’s a serious person, and I’m sure he’d do a good job.

“I know him so well. He’s a very good person with responsibility. It would be a very good option for United,” Xavi said, according to Centre Devils.

The former Barcelona midfielder knows Sheikh Jassim from the former’s time in Qatar for around six years.

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