Barcelona

Player watch: How have Barcelona’s summer signings fared so far

The efforts of Barcelona to bring Neymar back from his Paris Saint-Germain “situation” was one of the most predictable, drawn-out sagas we’ve been subject to in recent memory. It was, however, overshadowing of the players who did succeed in moving…

Déjà vu at Barcelona: Todibo could be on a familiar path

The first half of last season saw Jean Claire Todibo become one of the best young defenders in French football. His performances for Toulouse had attracted interest from many European elites. Months after all that hype, the teenager is running…

“I need to play”: Midfield maestro disappointed with treatment at Barcelona

It can really be frustrating being a player sometimes. Why? Because all players want to play but sadly only 11 players can be on the pitch for a team and that means only the best from a lot of options…

Shirt up for grabs: Dembele’s return could be bad news for struggling teammate

When Antoine Griezmann was announced as a Barcelona player, it indicated a heavy relief for the La Liga Champions.  After unsuccessful summers of chasing the Frenchman, they finally got their target. Moreso, Griezmann wasn’t just “another” new signing. As an…

“It’s difficult”: Griezmann must improve “connection” with this Barca player and fast

120 million Euros on a player seems like a lot of money, or rather it is, but when it is spent on a player who was arguably the third-best in La Liga for the past few seasons in Antoine Griezmann,…

Fine fines: Barcelona fined €300 for Griezmann but what other weird fines have happened?

Reports from 26 September 2019 stated that Barcelona were issued a fine of only €300 by the Spanish football federation (RFEF) after they were adjudged to have broken the rules in their pursuit of Antoine Griezmann whom they signed for…

#ValverdeOut: Does Valverde deserve the hate he’s getting from fans?

After last season’s epic Champions League loss to Liverpool, Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu made it clear that he was going to stick with Ernesto Valverde ahead of next season, to the ire of many fans of the club. Barcelona…

Toothless in attack: Underwhelming Barcelona may rue decision to loan Coutinho

Philippe Coutinho will be spending his season at Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga and Barcelona, after just five matches, may just be missing the little Brazilian magician’s touch. A lot was expected of Coutinho when he arrived in January 2018…

“Can mark an era at Barcelona” – Xavi’s replacement finally found at the Camp Nou

Arthur has gone from strength to strength since making the move from Grêmio in his home country of Brazil to Barcelona in the summer of 2018 and is now living up to the comparisons between him and Barcelona legend Xavi…

How €120m signing can help Barcelona in the Champions League after opening stalemate

Antoine Griezmann has finally made his Champions League debut for Barcelona, but it wasn’t the best of games for the enigmatic Frenchman attack-wise. However, there’s a lot that he can bring to Barcelona’s Champions League campaign that Barcelona fans can…