Can Barcelona do anything about the international break?

When your squad is made up of the best players in the world, it’s no surprise that the majority of Barcelona’s team feature regularly for their international sides. With injury scares to Samuel Umtiti and Nelson Semedo this break, it begs the question; how should a top team like Barcelona handle the international break?

Luis Enrique, Jordi Alba target victory against Roma in Champions League clash

Luis Enrique and Jordi Alba faced the media ahead of Barcelona’s first game of the Champions League, against Roma in the Italian capital on Wednesday. Luis Enrique explained: “Favourites? That has to be demonstrated out on the field, and that is tough. When the ball starts to move there are no champions, no favourites, just […]

Jordi Alba 2020: Why underrated roadrunner makes Barcelona tick | Francesc Tomas

Jordi Alba is without a doubt the most underrated player in the Barcelona squad. His influence at both ends of the pitch is such that without him, it would be hard to imagine the Camp Nou giants being only one match away from conquering the Liga, Copa and Champions League treble. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || […]

Lionel Messi, Jordi Alba attacked by dreaded FIFA virus

Barcelona are back in training after yet another never-ending international break that saw most of Luis Enrique’s men travelling countless miles around the globe to fulfill their duties with their respective national teams. Unfortunately, the FIFA virus has struck again, weakening the Catalans’ squad significantly in the process. Lionel Messi did join the Argentinean national […]

Why Spain’s London 2012 Fiasco Will Benefit Barcelona

Spain’s Olympic football team crashed out of the London 2012 Olympics after two painful defeats against Japan (0-1) and Honduras (0-1). Against the Central Americans, La Rojita failed to score despite taking 24 shots and hitting the woodwork three times in the second half. Javi Martinez explained: “I’ve never experienced anything like it. We haven’t […]