Lionel Messi and Sergio Busquets are in the latter part of their careers while Ansu Fati and Riqui Puig are just starting out. But what happened to the group of players that was supposed to bridge that gap? Sergi Roberto stuck around, but what happened to La Masia’s missing generation?
Depth was a problem before Rafinha’s horrific injury and will continue to be until Barcelona can fully reinforce the bench the way they would like in January. At present, the depth in the midfield seems awful shallow. The likes of Andres Iniesta, Ivan Rakitic, Javier Mascherano and Sergio Busquets will most likely make up the […]
Barcelona were defeated by Fiorentina 2-1 (watch goals and highlights here) in their third match of the International Champions Cup at the weekend. Luis Suarez scored the Blaugrana’s only goal, despite La Liga’s champions attempting 13 shots with eight on target. Luis Enrique cannot be too impressed after leading his team to only one victory […]
Arda Turan’s agent in talks Barcelona, amongst others Paul Pogba may not be Barcelona’s only midfield target. Arda Turan has confirmed that he is on his way out of Atletico, telling followers on his official Twitter page: “The transfer rumors are not entirely correct. My agent is currently in touch with 3-4 clubs. I will update […]
The Inescapable Gravity of Lionel Messi | OZY Lionel Messi did not have a single goal or assist in Barcelona’s 3-1 victory over Juventus in the Champions League Final earlier this month. But the 27-year-old soccer star was behind each of Barca’s scores and more, his lurking presence on the field just as real, and […]
Luis Enrique’s first season at the Camp Nou will always be remembered as a rocky journey towards glory, a constant reminder that success comes to those who are prepared to persevere throughout difficulties, proof that remaining true to your ideas despite criticism can actually pay off if you are prepared to put the work in […]