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Barca set for Xavi boost

November 22, 2012
Primera Division leaders Barcelona head to Levante this weekend boosted by the news that midfielder Xavi is close to renewing his contract.

The 32-year-old Spain midfielder has spent his entire career at the Camp Nou, and his calm authority in possession has made him one of the linchpins of the Catalan club's success over the last decade.

He has been key in Barca's excellent start to the new campaign under Tito Villanova; they are through to the last 16 of the Champions League ...

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