Frenkie de Jong must step up to lead Barcelona against Napoli

Frenkie de Jong has had a decent first season at Barcelona. Signed from Ajax for a considerable €75 million back in July 2019, the 23-year-old Dutch international established himself as a regular starter from his very first official match – something that not many youngsters have succeeded in doing in recent times. As I argued […]

Frenkie de Jong must step up to lead FC Barcelona’s aging midfield

Frenkie de Jong has been a regular starter for FC Barcelona since joining from Ajax Amsterdam in the summer of 2019. Considering most newcomers can take at least a year to adapt to their new environment and deal with the pressures of life at the Camp Nou, it would be fair to say that Frenkie’s […]

Ronald de Boer talks Messi, de Jong, La Masia, and Barça-Ajax Connection

Ronald de Boer, Barcelona

On episode 192, Dan are Francesc are joined by Champions League winner and former Barcelona player Ronald de Boer. They talk Messi, de Jong, La Masia, and much more! Then your hosts discuss why Messi and Michael Jordan are referred to as the GOAT in their respective sports. Running Order: Ronald de Boer interview Where did the […]

How Lionel Messi Won his Sixth Ballon d’Or

Messi win 6th Ballon d'Or

In 2015, Lionel Messi won his fifth Ballon d’Or. Since then, he’s still been the best player in the world, but the narrative was elsewhere. The Barcelona Podcast looks at some of the key moments that helped Messi capture his sixth Ballon d’Or.

Who is Frenkie De Jong – The Ajax Star and The New Barca Midfielder

With a perfectly balanced defensive and attacking skill-set Frenkie De Jong is considered to be one the brightest talents out there. Owing to his sublime footwork the 21 year old Dutch midfielder, who shook the transfer news world with his decision to join Barca, proves to be a reckoning force in the middle, easily finding […]

How does Barcelona’s transfer strategy affect the squad? Starting XIs, Loans and Back-ups [TBPod122]

On episode 122 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan is joined by Isaiah Cambron of the Barcelona Football Blog to discuss Barcelona’s transfer strategy and how the media can warp a narrative. Your hosts talk best XIs, loans and a few other topics before answering the top listener questions in La Ronda, including Quique Setién, anti-Messi chatter and much more! Running Order: What should Barcelona […]