Squad clean-up: 8 players Barcelona must sell this summer

FC Barcelona are facing the most crucial transfer window in decades this summer. With the Camp Nou giants only having three untouchable players in their squad (Lionel Messi, Marc Andre Ter Stegen and Frenkie de Jong), it is anyone’s guess as to what the future will bring to the rest of the team. There’s no […]

What does Carles Aleñá need to do for his Real Betis loan to be a success?

Carles Aleñá to Real Betis

As expected, 21-year-old Carles Aleñá is the first player on the move for FC Barcelona in the January transfer window. His move is a loan without an option to buy; a move that the current board has been reluctant to utilize with recent loan deals. Aleñá played 260 minutes for Ernesto Valverde this season in […]

Who will crack Ernesto Valverde’s midfield rotation? Patreon Special [TBPod150]

On episode 150 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan brings on Patreons Mike, Scott and Mitko to discuss the difficult decisions that Ernesto Valverde will need to make both up top and in the midfield. They talk Philippe Coutinho’s place on the team, Valverde’s strengths as a manager, the meaning of a lifetime contract for Lionel Messi and much more! Running […]

Is Arthur Barcelona’s most underrated player?

In episode 130 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan was joined by Diego Lorijn (DSpot) to debate who Barcelona’s most underrated player is. Let us know if we got it right or wrong in the comments!

Ivan Rakitić, Ballon d’Or nominee and Barcelona’s underappreciated midfielder

By guest contributor Emile Avanessian (@hardwoodhype). Between the departure of Xavi following the 2014-15 season and that of Andrés Iniesta this past spring, FC Barcelona suffered losses in midfield in three calendar years on par with arguably any team in the history of club football. In terms of technical skill, institutional knowledge and a preternatural […]

TOP 5 Barca: Rafinha and Rakitic rumors, Alcacer’s options and more!

For more on Rakitic and Rafinha rumors, check out the latest edition of The Barcelona Podcast: Rafinha to Real Betis, loan or buy? The rumor of the week involves Rafinha to Real Betis, but it is much more than a rumor. Clearly negotiations between the La Liga clubs are ongoing, with the separation between the […]