Barcelona’s Sergio Busquets Receiving American Interest

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Sergio Busquets, who will certainly go down as a Barcelona club legend, is garnering interest from the United States, according to Fabrizio Romano. Major League Soccer clubs were chasing the midfielder all of last summer, but Busquets wanted to stay at Barcelona for another year. MLS clubs will try again this summer, particularly Inter Miami […] READ MORE


Positives to Take From Barcelona’s Season So Far

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This summer was probably the most tumultuous in Barcelona’s history. Their greatest ever player, Lionel Messi, did the unthinkable and handed in a transfer request. Many thought the Argentine would stay at Barcelona for his whole career. However, after numerous embarrassments in Europe and a failing sporting project, he had enough. His move was blocked […] READ MORE


Sergio Busquets Speaks Out on Problems at Barcelona

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Sergio Busquets claims he ‘could talk for hours’ about the current situation at Barcelona. The midfielder is referring to the dismal previous season and the worrying rumours regarding the club. Although it is much more than trophies and points, Barcelona are losing their fear factor. They are a team well and truly in transition and […] READ MORE


Frenkie de Jong: La Liga’s Flying Dutchman

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Dutch footballer Frenkie de Jong last summer became the latest Netherlands export to sign for Barcelona amongst much excitement and expectation. The promising midfielder joined from Dutch side Ajax in a deal worth £67 million. Naturally, there was already a certain degree of expectancy on the player to perform. Despite being only 23-years-old, he has […] READ MORE


Team of the Decade: Barcelona

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s Team of the Decade series. Today we look at the players and manager who have made it into the Barcelona line-up. They have dominated the domestic competition in Spain over the last ten years. They won the league seven times and won the Copa Del Rey six times while […] READ MORE


Ernesto Valverde Controls Barcelona’s Season

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Ernesto Valverde must believe his job as manager of Barcelona is a gift and a curse. On the one hand, you get the opportunity to work with the best players in the world, day-in and day-out. On the other hand, the pressure is so great that failure is almost inescapable; even after winning back-to-back La […] READ MORE


La Liga Weekend: The Race For Fourth Tightens Up

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The race for fourth place got even tighter in La Liga this weekend. All three sides in contention, Valencia, Getafe, and Sevilla, had crucial tests to keep their Champions League dreams alive. Valencia travelling to Real Betis was a big game, but earlier, Getafe played host to Sevilla, which saw fourth place travel to fifth. […] READ MORE


La Liga Potentially Moving Abroad: A Betrayal of Tradition

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In early September, La Liga president Javier Tebas said in a radio interview that there was a 90% chance of a La Liga match happening in the United States. FC Barcelona would play Girona in the US in a legitimate, competitive La Liga game in January. The two Catalan clubs, Barcelona and Girona, were game. […] READ MORE


La Liga Week 6: Draws for Everyone!

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All eyes were on one place this weekend in La Liga; the Santiago Bernabeu. Atletico Madrid were visiting their biggest rivals, Real Madrid, with a chance to take an early lead in La Liga. That’s because earlier in the day, Barcelona were unable to beat Athletic Bilbao, having to come behind to secure the draw. But […] READ MORE


Barcelona 1 Atlético Madrid 1: Three Thoughts

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The league title in the Spanish first division often comes down to the performances of three supremely talented clubs. Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atlético Madrid are always heavy favourites, and 2016-17 is certainly no different. Wednesday evening’s match at the Camp Nou was a key early encounter for both Barcelona and Atlético, ending in a […] READ MORE