Comeback Kings! Griezmann, de Jong, Messi, and Jordi Alba

On episode 241, Dan is joined by Arman from Penya Barça Austin to discuss Barcelona’s memorable comeback victory over Granada in the Copa del Rey. They talk Griezmann’s heroics, Messi’s leadership, Koeman’s tactics, and much more! Running Order: Did Antoine Griezmann change the narrative with one game? How did Messi’s leadership get Barcelona over the line? What did Granada do to […]

Why Braithwaite, not Griezmann, should start for Barcelona

Martin Braithwaite is a more impactful player than Antoine Griezmann for Barcelona right now. And there you have it: A sentence that nobody, ever, expected to have to type. Braithwaite was signed for €18 million from Leganes in February given the long-term absences of Ousmane Dembele and Luis Suarez. As regular listeners of The Barcelona […]

Braithwaite ahead of Griezmann, Wildcard Vidal, and Dominant Messi

Braithwaite and Messi

On episode 198, Dan and Francesc debate who deserves a starting spot next to Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez – Antoine Griezmann or Martin Braithwaite. They talk about the role of Arturo Vidal, the messaging of Takefusa Kubo playing while Ansu Fati and other La Masia players warm the bench, and much more!  Running Order: Can we […]

Why Griezmann has not yet justified his Barcelona pricetag

Antoine Griezmann has performed below expectations since he joined Barcelona in July 2019. After years of toying with the idea of joining the Camp Nou giants, the Catalans decided to pay his staggering €120 million buy-out clause in the hope of finding Lionel Messi the attacking partner he has been so obviously missing since the […]

Griezmann under pressure, Luis Suárez boost, and Messi 2021

Griezmann under pressure

On episode 195, Dan and Francesc discuss what the break means for Barcelona’s forward line. They talk Lionel Messi staying at the club, Luis Suárez and his impact on the rest of the season, the pressure on Antoine Griezmann, Quique Setién’s plan, and much more!  Running Order: What does Messi staying through 2021 mean for Barcelona in […]