New victim

The shyness caused by the magnitude of a transatlantic like Barcelona has a new victim. A victim that was previously renowned for being the complete opposite to shy on the pitch: expressive, extroverted. Frenkie de Jong has fallen into transparency,…

Mental speed

Speed is defined as ‘the rate at which someone or something moves’. In football, there are several types of speed. Analyst and former Madrid manager Jorge Valdano grouped them into three different categories: 1 · Translation speed | This is…

Tactics

On Saturday we want to get back to winning ways after two disappointing results but, while we will host them at the Camp Nou, our rivals are one of the toughest we could face at present. Not only are they…

O F F I C I A L

Martin Braithwaite joins Barcelona after the culés pay his release clause of €18 million. He joins until 2024, will have a buy-out clause of €300m, and he reinforces an attack that had been hampered by injuries and exits. Braithwaite joined…

Tottenham vs Leipzig

Experience against youth. The old master against the new blood. Mourinho against the ‘mini Mou’. 32-year-old Nagelsmann is leading the ‘new gen’ of top coaches, and his approach is the epitome of the one that is dominating football nowadays. By…

For many

Keep the fairytale going. If we went one by one, Valencia probably have more individual quality than their rivals, but the structure of Atalanta is more elaborated as Gasperini has been at Bergamo since 2016. He took them to the…

Dortmund vs PSG

Their ID cards reveal inexperience, but in the innocent faces of the players lies their threat and power. A duel of babies: Håland (8 goals and 1 assist in the 19/20 UCL), Jadon Sancho (2 goals and 2 assists), Achraf…

New turn

Every day there’s a new turn in the FC Barcelona saga, with each episode being more shocking than the previous one. The signing of Boateng, the dispute with Valdés, the rejection of Puyol and Xavi, the ridiculous handling of Valverde’s…

A bomb

A bomb was launched on Friday, when Manchester City were handed by UEFA a 2-year ban from European competitions, starting from the 20/21. The most damming allegation was that a holding company from City’s owner, Sheikh Mansour, funneled money to…