P i c k O n e P l a y e r

P i c k O n e P l a y e r Iñigo Martínez or Marc Bartra? Now 28 years old, they were once said to be the future of Spain’s defence. While they had some dips in form,…

The long-awaited Vidal appreciation post

The long-awaited Vidal appreciation post. While for me it is evident that, under normal circumstances, he should not be a Barça player, it is also undeniable that he is extremely useful for the current Barcelona. With such a disorganised and…

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…