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He has the level to be important

It looks almost certain that Carles Aleñá will leave on loan to Betis in January. Rather than the deal in itself, what’s a gross mistake is not giving the youngster the playtime he needs and deserves. Not only is he…

I’m sorry to ruin your day.

I’m sorry to ruin your day, but this has to be a sad post. Sergi Roberto’s mother, Maria Rosa, has passed away as she had been suffering from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) for a long time. I really don’t have…

O F F I C I A L

I couldn’t have timed today’s post on him any better. Aleñá will spend the remainder of the 19/20 season on loan at Real Betis, who don’t have a purchase option when the deal finalises. As I mentioned just one hour…

Very good first half of the season

Very good first half of the season from Barça B, but, being self-critical, there’s still much to improve. The Azulgranas must learn to translate their extraordinary football into results, and be more solid away from home to have a chance…

With its special identity

Since Cruyff gave Barcelona its unique personality, the Blaugranas have always been defined by their good treatment of the ball and, therefore, by their exquisite midfielders. From the ‘4’ in Pep Guardiola, to that unparalleled trio with two tiny, gifted…

L o a n e e s W a t c h

L o a n e e s W a t c h Philippe Coutinho The most popular and marketable of our loanees has had an irregular season at Bayern. Under Kovač, Phil fell out of favour when the Bavarians started…

L o a n e e s W a t c h

L o a n e e s W a t c h Marc Cucurella It’s almost mid season, so it’s a good time to review how Barça’s loanees have been doing so far in these first months of competition. Cou,…

Almost halfway through the season

Almost halfway through the season, we can comfortably say that this is being an almost flawless campaign for Barça Femení. A 1–1 draw away at Rayo is the only minor black spot in an immaculate journey from the Azulgranas so…

The best Christmas gift

The best Christmas gift Barça could give us isn’t a signing, but to return to our roots. The best way to do this isn’t by focusing on what we don’t have, but on what we already have: La Masía. Since…