The first official match after Lionel Messi HAD to be a win. Thanks to Martin Braithwaite, Gerard Piqué, and terrific performances from many others, Ronald Koeman and Barcelona start the La Liga campaign with three points. Plenty of players played well, but some stood out above the rest in the 4-2 victory.
Martin Braithwaite is a more impactful player than Antoine Griezmann for Barcelona right now. And there you have it: A sentence that nobody, ever, expected to have to type. Braithwaite was signed for €18 million from Leganes in February given the long-term absences of Ousmane Dembele and Luis Suarez. As regular listeners of The Barcelona […]
On episode 198, Dan and Francesc debate who deserves a starting spot next to Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez – Antoine Griezmann or Martin Braithwaite. They talk about the role of Arturo Vidal, the messaging of Takefusa Kubo playing while Ansu Fati and other La Masia players warm the bench, and much more! Running Order: Can we […]
Want to watch our latest podcast with Sam Marsden on YouTube? We talked a possible return to action, Lautaro Martínez, Arthur, Frenkie de Jong, and much more!
On episode 191, Dan is joined by ESPN and Sport’s Sam Marsden to discuss a possible return to action and break down Barcelona’s potential transfer business. They talk Lautaro Martínez, Neymar, Arthur, Frenkie de Jong, Jean-Clair Todibo, Martin Braithwaite, and much more! Running Order: How will Barcelona navigate a return to training? Is a deal for Lautaro Martínez closer […]
On episode 180, Dan and Francesc discuss how Lionel Messi dominated Eibar and quieted the negativity off the field. Your hosts discuss Martin Braithwaite’s Barcelona debut, who should start versus Napoli, who Barcelona should worry about against Napoli, and much more! Running Order: How did Messi will Barça to victory against Eibar? Can Braithwaite tip the La […]
Leganés’ Martin Braithwaite has been selected as Barcelona’s emergency forward signing, but some big questions remain. How is it possible that the Catalans paid four million less for Braithwaite than Borussia Dortmund did for Erling Haaland?
After the extended injury to Ousmane Dembélé, Barcelona were granted permission to sign an emergency forward. After other choices were discarded, the club has settled on Martin Braithwaite from Leganés. The 28-year-old Danish forward joins after a year in the outskirts of Madrid, having helped the La Liga side avoid relegation last season. Barcelona are […]