Barcelona winter transfers: Buy, sell, keep; Ansu Fati, Boring Valverde, Supercopa Hype

Dani Olmo, TBP 173

On episode 173 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and Francesc lament the draw against Espanyol and break down the latest January transfer window rumors. They also talk Ansu Fati’s playing time, Ernesto Valverde’s options, the Spanish Super Cup, and much more! Running Order: What activity should Barcelona conduct in the January transfer window? How will […]

Ernesto Valverde and Helenio Herrera: When History Repeats Itself

Ernesto Valverde and Helenio Herrera

Two La Liga titles and a Copa del Rey trophy haven’t exempt Ernesto Valverde from criticism from the FC Barcelona fan base. Valverde isn’t alone though. Legendary manager Helenio Herrera found himself in a similar spot sixty years ago. The Barcelona Podcast looks at the similarities between the two, but also what makes them so […]

Is Griezmann the new Coutinho? Ernesto Valverde, Samuel Umtiti, and Gerard Piqué [TBPod165]

Antoine Griezmann - TBP 165

On episode 165 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and Francesc discuss if Antoine Griezmann is becoming the Philippe Coutinho situation all over again. They talk the responsibility of the board, comparing Samuel Umtiti to former Barcelona CBs, Gerard Piqué’s lack of sleep, and much more! Running Order: Is Antoine Griezmann repeating what happened with Philippe […]

Are Barcelona facing a centre-back crisis? Not with Jean-Clair Todibo around

Barcelona face Eibar when La Liga action returns after the international break and a new partnership will feature in central defense. Barring an unexpected injury or the return of Samuel Umtiti, Clement Lenglet will line up next to fellow Frenchman Jean-Clair Todibo. After watching from the sidelines since the start of the season, it’s no […]

When do Barcelona managers get sacked?

With Ernesto Valverde on the hot seat, The Barcelona Podcast takes a look at how each of his predecessors dating back to Johan Cruyff ended their time at the club.