Barcelona manager Xavi Hernandez has praised Gavi, one of the players who has seen the most video sessions with the team, as a key player for the team. Xavi said: ”Gavi is one of the players who has seen the most video sessions with us. He has matured in a very short time. He knows […]
Sometimes it’s about when you play, not who you play. Barcelona got Sevilla at the perfect time, with the Catalans flying high and the Andalusians struggling. While the big additions came to play (Lewandowski, Raphinha, and Kounde), it was the young holdovers in Gavi and Eric Garcia who stole the show.
With talent coming from La Masia and the Canary Islands and the Netherlands, plus a few other spots around the globe, FC Barcelona went from a team without a future to a club with some of the best young players in the game. But how did the club bring this “golden generation” together? Let’s head […]
On episode 294, Dan is joined by Toni Juanmartí of Siempre Positivo to discuss Gavi’s performance against Italy and how he keeps pushing the boundaries of our expectations for him. They talk the frustration of Spain’s style compared to Barça, what kept Koeman around, Joan Laporta’s latest Messi comments, and much more! Running Order: Is Gavi a […]
At 17 years and 62 days, Gavi is the youngest player to make his international debut for Spain. The more incredible part of his debut is that it hasn’t come in a ceremonial 90th minute substitution; the Andalusian was thrown straight into the fire by Luis Enrique. The former Barça manager trusted the teenager to […]
On episode 273, Dan and Emile discuss the 3-1 win over Girona and the talking points from that match. They talk Memphis’ positioning, Peña’s push for the back-up spot, Gavi’s ceiling, picking a 25-man squad list, and much more! Running Order: Where will Memphis line up? Did Peña earn the back-up goalkeeper spot? If he’s good enough […]
With Joan Laporta coming in, La Masia has seen an incredible amount of turnover in the last few weeks. Jose Alexanco is now running the academy, Sergi Barjuan has taken Francisco Garcia Pimienta’s job in charge of Barcelona B, and the B team has been bolstered by the arrivals of Kays Ruiz and Yusuf Demir. […]
Barcelona B defeated Espanyol B in the Derbi Barceloní (the B team version) away from home to jump up to second in the table, level on points with first place Gimnástic. Four straight wins are evidence of a team peaking at the right time as the third division nears the promotion play-offs. Yet, the winning […]