Barcelona Prospect Xavi Simons Stolen By PSG
Xavi’s name, Carles Puyol’s haircut, Ronaldinho’s technique, Iniesta’s vision of the game. FC Barcelona thought they’d found their next wonderkid but it’s not to be! Xavi Simons has just announced he’s leaving Barca and he is joining Paris Saint Germain!
The 16-year-old player was seen in Paris with his famous agent Mino Raiola. He has the same agent as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba, Marco Verratti and Mario Balotelli just to name a few out of his player portfolio.PSG have pulled off a brilliant move with Xavi Simons he was one of Barca’s most promising talents. Xavi Simons joined the club aged 7 and he was a captain respected by his teammates.
According to parts of the French media, Simons was not convinced by FC Barcelona’s offer. At the point of signing a professional contract FC Barcelona supposedly offered him $220,000 per year. Apparently not enough for the 16-year-old youngster his salary at PSG should be much more lucrative. Xavi Simons wrote on Instagram “To all the FC Barcelona family, thank you from the bottom of my heart. It was a dream come true. When I put on my first Barca jersey 9 years ago. I’m about to start a new journey away from Barcelona”.
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