Verratti has been heavily linked with a move away from PSG and Chelsea and Manchester United are both reportedly keen on signing the 24-year-old.
The Italy international has established himself as one the world's best midfielders since moving to the French capital in 2012.
The midfielder will likely be humbled by comments from Xavi who sees similarities between Verratti and himself.
Xavi wants to see Barcelona sign Marco Verratti
Marco Verratti has been linked with a move to Chelsea and Manchester United
And the Barcelona legend believes Verratti would be the perfect fit with the Spanish giants.
"Verratti would be the ideal signing for Barcelona in my opinion," Xavi told Le Parisien.
"I think Verratti is a bit like me. He always goes in search of the ball quite deep on the pitch and then takes it forward and dictates play.
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"Verratti is small just like me and he never loses the ball. His technique is incredible.
"He is a player I would love to see at Barcelona."