The Barcelona legend was unveiled to 10,000 fans at the Camp Nou on Monday after his signing was confirmed from Al Sadd.
Xavi was joined by new President Laporta at the unveiling and the legendary former midfielder admit the team is in a bad moment but called on the fans to support the team because they need them more than ever.
‘I don’t want to get too emotional,’ he told them. ‘So I can just tell you one thing – we are the best club in the world. And we will work with the highest standards to have success. We cannot accept defeats or draws, we have to win every game. We are going to work to try and win many titles, thank you very much, this is an emotional moment for me. We need you. Especially during the bad moments. We are in a difficult situation as a club. We need you more than ever.’