A new manager, but same old Barcelona Podcast! On episode 174, Dan and Francesc discuss what the arrival of Quique Setién will mean for the club in both the short-term and long-term. They talk Setién’s path to Barcelona, Valverde’s legacy, the Xavi fiasco, the injury to Luis Suárez, Riqui Puig, and much more! Running Order: […]
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 […]
Barcelona fans know that Ernesto Valverde is on the hot seat. Despite Culés’ frustration with their manager, it’s surprising to find out that Lucien Favre’s seat is even hotter heading into Barcelona’s Champions League fixture with Borussia Dortmund.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
On episode 158 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and Francesc debate why Ernesto Valverde should or shouldn’t be in charge of Barcelona. Your hosts talk about what should be done about Luis Suárez, why Valverde’s start to the season is so rough, and much more! Running Order: How long have other managers lasted with this […]
On episode 157 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan is joined by Alex Truica of Barcawelt.de to discuss where Ansu Fati could and should play this season. Then your hosts talk about what to do about Jordi Alba’s injury, what Luis Suárez’s performance against Borussia Dortmund told us, whether or not Barcelona are one of the […]
Ahead of their Champions League group stage match-up in Germany, The Barcelona Podcast presents five players that Ernesto Valverde and FC Barcelona need to worry about.