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?

Has Barcelona caught the injury bug this season?

By guest contributor Soham Banerjee (@IamSohamB). Injuries have led to a number of lackluster performances by Ernesto Valverde’s men this season and it has been quite a few months since the manager dealt with the tough selection decisions that he would have with a healthy squad. In the engine of FC Barcelona, the midfield, there […]

Can Messi’s Champions League form take Barcelona to the trophy this season? Arthur’s magic and Busquets’ reliability [TBPod107]

On episode 107 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan is joined by journalist Rik Sharma to break down the good and the concerning from Barcelona’s 4-2 win over Tottenham. Your hosts talk Lionel Messi’s brilliance, Arthur’s magic in midfield, the reliability of Sergio Busquets and much more! Running Order: Is Messi’s Champions League focus enough for Barcelona to win it all? […]

TOP 5 Barca: Busquets renews, new badge, Valverde’s message and more!

Sergio Busquets renews There will come a time when Lionel Messi and Sergio Busquets won’t be taking the field at the Camp Nou, but Sergio Busquets has made sure that Culés will have their midfield rock for a while longer. Barcelona’s second captain has made 490 appearances for the first team over the last 11 […]

Why Sergio Busquets’ criticism of the Barcelona board is fully justified

Sergio Busquets is a player who prefers to stay away from the spotlight and do his talking on the pitch, ensuring Barca’s engine continues to tick with his vision, positioning and charisma. However, in the rare occasions in which he decides to speak to the world’s media, his words are loud and clear. Following Barca’s […]

Sergio Busquets, key to Barcelona’s past, present and future

Sergio Busquets is one of the most underrated players in world football. Despite having played a key role in bringing 22 collective trophies to his teams, including three Champions Leagues for Barcelona and the World and European Cups for Spain, there is still an inexplicable number of fans out there who just consider him a […]

Ivan Rakitic: Barcelona’s humble yet ambitious midfield leader

Ivan Rakitic was instrumental to Barcelona’s success in his first season at the Camp Nou. If the Catalans were able to win their record second treble of Champions League, Liga and Copa del Rey, the Croatian international certainly played a decisive role he should be very proud of. Under the watchful eye of Luis Enrique, […]

Javier Mascherano praises Sergio Busquets’ positional play at Barcelona

Barcelona are lucky to have a player of Javier Mascherano’s calibre. His professionalism, leadership and desire to always perform at his best for the overall benefit of the team makes him an indispensable piece for the Camp Nou giants. Here is what the Argentina international explained ahead of the decisive final third of the current […]