Xavi spent four days in Qatar and was photographed with Al Sadd president Mohammad Al Ali.
According to Xavi he visited the country with his family on vacation.
"It was just a visit, nothing more, just a visit," the 35-year-old midfielder told AS.
"When I've some news, I'll let you know," he added.
Xavi has also been linked with New York City in MLS, where he would join ex-Barcelona team-mate David Villa.