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Xavi QUITS Barcelona in bombshell announcement just moments after disastrous Villarreal defeat

XAVI has announced he will be stepping down as manager of Barcelona at the end of the season.

The Catalan giants are currently ten points off La Liga leaders Real Madrid and sit in third place.

Xavi has announced he is leaving Barcelona at the end of the season

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Xavi has announced he is leaving Barcelona at the end of the seasonCredit: EPA

The news comes after Barcelona were on the receiving end of a 5-3 loss at home to Villarreal.

Speaking after the game, Xavi said: “I will leave Barcelona in June”.

“We have reached a point of no return. It’s time for change.

“As a Culé, I think that it’s time to leave. I spoke with the board and the club today. I will leave on the 30th of June”.

Barcelona have struggled for form all season and have three of their last five games in all competitions.

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