The delay means Barcelona will not have a new regime in charge for the last week of the January transfer window, while Lionel Messi's future is set to remain unresolved for a while longer.
Despite reports that Lionel Messi has made up his mind to leave Barcelona this summer, a source in the Spanish club said the star forward has made no such communication to the club.
Xavi Hernandez on Wednesday that he has recovered from coronavirus and also thanked his fans for all the messages that he received during this period.
Xavi Harnandez's name has come up repeatedly as a replacement for current Barcelona manager Quique Setien, but club president Josep Maria Bartomeu insists he is sticking with his current coach.
Xavi Hernandez recently quashed rumours that he was preparing to move back to Barcelona.
Lionel Messi, Pep Guardiola, Rafael Nadal and Pau Gasol are among several Spanish sports stars to have donated or led fundraising campaigns to help combat the deadly virus.
Barcelona's open hankering after Xavi has left a bitter taste, particularly with those who believe Ernesto Valverde, who always speaks with sense and integrity, deserves better.
Xavi himself stayed tight-lipped about his "dream" job but his current club, Qatar's Al-Sadd, said that he is in talks with Barcelona to take over as coach.
Andres Iniesta is second behind only former teammate Xavi Hernandez as the player to have made most appearances for Barcelona
Xavi Hernandez earlier this week said that despite his achievements Cristiano Ronaldo cannot come close to matching those of Lionel Messi.
Lionel Messi hasn't played for Barcelona since sustaining knee ligament damage in a 2-1 victory over Las Palmas in September.
Louis van Gaal, who coached FC Barcelona from 1997-2000 and 2002-2003, helped the Catalan giants bag two league titles, one Copa Del Rey and a UEFA Super Cup.
Iker Casillas announced his decision to leave for Portuguese side FC Porto after 25 years with his boyhood club in a tearful solitary press conference on Sunday
Xavi Hernandez guided Barcelona to three major trophies last season, winning La Liga, Copa del Ray and Champions League before completing a move to Qatari side Al Sadd.
Xavi Hernandez finished his Barcelona career with a historic treble for the second time in history. He will now start a new phase of his career in Qatar.
FC Barcelona won the Champions League in Xavi's final game for the club on Saturday.
Barcelona take on Juventus in the Champions League final on Saturday but the real show will be put on by the two midfield maestros - Andrea Pirlo and Xavi Hernandez.
Xavi Hernandez announced that he will leave Barcelona for Qatari side Al-Sadd after a 17-year playing career that has already seen him win 23 trophies at club level.