On Wednesday night, the word ‘Xavi’ was trending on Twitter as every man and their dog with a phone passed comment on the shock summer move.
Sky Italia broke the news – so we’re not sure how much we believe it – but it’s gained momentum with all the speculation.
Here’s some of the best Tweets from the night:
If Xavi comes to NY I'll be like pic.twitter.com/keePVYw3PJ
— perrin (@perrinmoore) January 16, 2014
Barcelona midfielder (33) Xavi has accepted an offer from American team New York Red Bulls to join them after the World Cup. [sky]
— barcastuff (@barcastuff) January 16, 2014
XAVI TO NEW YORK WHAT IS THIS
— Oliver Wrigley (@oliverwrigley) January 16, 2014
I'm kind of upset about the Xavi to New York rumor..
— Glenn Carpenter (@GCarpenter3) January 16, 2014
Damn Xavi to New York, that's a game changer for the mls
— Jacob Thoreson (@jThoreson10) January 16, 2014
A few thought it was too good to be true though:
Xavi to New York red bulls after the World Cup……. Don't think so mate.
— Callum Smith (@CallumSmith55) January 16, 2014
Xavi to New York and Defoe to Toronto are the most disappointing transfers going, way too good for MLS
— james the cat (@JimmyJarvis21) January 16, 2014
Xavi to the New York Redbulls after the World Cup is ludacris. The man is to great to play in the MLS
— Mufasa Ali (@king_ali03) January 16, 2014
There is absolutely no way Xavi is going to the New York Red Bulls. No way No way Jose. Someone has gotta confirm this for me.
— Kelechi (@Kele_Sports) January 16, 2014