La Liga

Lionel Messi’s start this season is historic (even for him)

Lionel Messi’s start to this La Liga season is his greatest ever so far. Will this be his best campaign in a Barcelona shirt?

La Liga: The season so far, and a look-ahead to this weekend

The first two weeks of action in the 2017-2018 La Liga season are in the books, and while there may not have been many surprises thus far, there certainly were  some.

The ascension of Marco Asensio, Prince of Madrid

Perhaps we hold back now from hitching ourselves to Marco Asensio’s star, but we can do so no longer.

Dembélé transfer to Barcelona was money well spent

Ousmane Dembele secured his big money move to Barcelona; but is he a good investment? For a man five years younger than Neymar, he’s quite impressive.

The standoff begins: Who will leave first, Messi or Bartomeu?

Josep Maria Bartomeu isn’t having the easiest of times right now. After all, going down as the man to be blamed for Messi’s departure is not really ideal.

Barca in freefall as Madrid continues ascension

Barcelona are in full-on crisis mode. The internal problems at the club have only made the on-field problems seem even worse than they are.

La Liga 2017/18 Forecast: Real Madrid to retain its crown, while Barca sinks deep down

As the 2017/18 season of La Liga gets set to launch, we make a few predictions, some extra bold, and some not so much, of what to expect to happen.

Can Madrid eclipse Guardiola’s Barca and nab a 2017-18 sextet?

Real Madrid have already broken records winning back-to-back UCL trophies, but can they go one step further and eclipse the sextet of Barca in ’09?

Will Barca get any of their big transfer targets?

Barcelona are very busy procuring talent to fill the Neymar-sized hole in their team. Lots of names have been mentioned, but who will they get?

How Neymar’s transfer to PSG finally happened

Concluding any transfer deal takes time, even more so if the fee is enough to take over a Fortune 500 company. So how did Neymar’s transfer take place?