How will Ronald Koeman replace Gerard Piqué and Sergi Roberto?

This season was always going to be a tough one, what with the financial issues at the club, instability at the top, Messi’s desire to leave and a global pandemic. Yet somehow, things keep getting worse. After losing Ansu Fati for at least four months prior to the international break, Barcelona will now be without […]

What will Barcelona do at right-back with Nelson Semedo leaving?

With Nelson Semedo on his way to Wolves in the Premier League, Sergi Roberto becomes Barcelona’s only right-back. Some Culers have tired of Semedo, and the 26-year-old is probably already the player that he is always going to be. That is still a darn good player, but not one that ever fit in at the […]

Why Barcelona may finally need to give Sergi Roberto a position

Sergi Roberto

Culés hear it all the time – like an old-wise tale that isn’t that old and wasn’t that wise. It wasn’t a mark of genius for Luis Enrique to try Sergi Roberto out at right-back in the summer of 2015. The truth was that Dani Alves had time off due to international duty and Martín […]

Why Barcelona should keep Sergi Roberto, sell Nelson Semedo this summer

Sergi Roberto and Nelson Semedo have been at the heart of plenty of transfer speculation in recent weeks – especially the Portuguese international. As I explained in a lot more detail at The Barcelona Podcast, Barcelona’s performance in recent transfer markets has been so shamefully poor that the club’s finances are on the verge of […]

Messi silences Barçagate, impressive Braithwaite, and Napoli Champions League preview

Messi and Braithwaite

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 […]

Barcelona struggle at Mestalla with Ter Stegen the only standout | Match Review

Messi v. Valencia, 2-0

It’s puzzling why the line-up surprised anyone. Quique Setién came in wanting to play a certain way, and the line-up he chose supports those decisions. Clement Lenglet might be the defender at the moment and healthier, but Samuel Umtiti plays a better pass and is a step quicker. Sergi Roberto is a better passer than […]

Barcelona’s Senyera Kit Revealed

Barcelona Senyera Jersey

Barcelona and Nike revealed their fourth kit of the season, one based on the Senyera flag. The yellow kit used on the road this season is said to be a homage to the 40th anniversary of La Masia and reminds Culés of the days of Johan Cruyff in a similar design. The slogan for the […]