17 year-old Pablo Martín Gavira, broke a record that stood for 85 years, as he becomes the youngest player in Spain's history to play the national team, he is 222 days younger than the previous record holder, Angel Zubieta. The Barçelona youngster had an incredible debut against the European champions, he literally dominated a world class Italian midfield.
President Joan Laporta recently, secured a 10-year loan for Barçelona from the Goldman Sachs investment fund worth €455m, which the club will have to repay the loan in full within 10 years, with an interest rate of 1.98% and a guarantee in Barça’s television rights.
22 year-old Ronald Araujo may just turn out to be Barçelona's best player of the season, with his style of play and the amount of energy he puts into the team. He was literally the best player in the team, in their last two games (against Bayern and Granada).
Former Barcelona forward, luis Suarez, has hit the nail on the head about the possibility of his former teammate Xavi, replacing Ronald Koeman. He claims there is a war in Barçelona that hurts players, which is why the legend should wait, as this is not the ideal time to manage the club.
Barçelona and Spanish midfelder, Pablo Martín Páez Gavira, has become the latest teenage sensation in football, as the media and football pundits have been singing his praises, following his incredible performances. At the age of 17, he is currently the youngest player in Spain's history to feature for the senior team, the only reason he is able to achieve that is because he is super talented.
Italian sports journalist and transfer pundit, Fabrizio Romano, has hinted that Ronald Koeman’s future as Barçelona's manager, does not look good. Here are 5 top class managers that could serve as the perfect replacement for the Dutchman; 1, Xavi: Reports have it that, Laporta still considers that Xavier Hernández does not have enough experience to manage at the top level but then, he has been at the forefront of the rumours.
Barçelona's boss, Ronald Koeman, is currently under very heavy pressure, following the underwhelming performances from the team. On Monday 20th September, they struggled to get a draw against Granada, after conceding a goals 2 minutes into the game. Barcelona attempted 54 crosses against Granada, the second highest they have ever attempted in their history, since their game against Malaga in 2016, where they attempted 55 crosses.
Late László Kubala was the only Barçelona footballer to play for three different countries (as recognised by FIFA). He was a Hungarian national by birth, he also held Czechoslovak and Spanish citizenship, and played for the national teams of all three countries. https://footballmakeshistory.eu/laszlo-kubala-man-with-no-homeland/
The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, calling out Barçelona and describing the treatment they gave to Lionel Messi as ugly, may come off as one of the most hypocritical takes on the underlying controversy. For a club that took of him since he was 13, paid for his hormonal growth treatment, gave him one of the biggest careers on the planet and were paying him a salary of €1.3m on weekly wages, does not deserve to be called words.
Barcelona are among the clubs following the situation of Andre Onana, which is a good one, because the Cameroonian goalkeeper grew up at La Masia (Barçelona academy). Reports also have it that, Inter Milan are in contact with his agents, they see him as a perfect heir to Samir Handanović.
UEFA has dropped legal action against the three remaining clubs (Juventus, Real Madrid and Barçelona), that are still committed to the proposed European Super League, declaring it "Null and Void". This could only mean that there is a clearer path towards the creation of the highly-questioned project and that UEFA does not have a strong case against them.
According to Italian sports journalist and transfer pundit, Fabrizio Romano, Barçelona have decided to sack Koeman but then, is the Dutchman the problem?. The answer is no, and here is why; Barçelona's captain, Sergio Busquets, have admitted it would be 'easy' to sack Ronald Koeman, but insists Barcelona players are also responsible for defeats.
Barçelona President, Joan Laporta has predicted a female Barçelona president within the next ten years. The president acknowledged the growing role of women at Barçelona, using the women's European champions as an example, he revealed that it will not take long to see a woman presiding over Barça.
Former Barçelona captain, Lionel Messi made his first start for Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday 15 September, in the UEFA Champions League, but was unable to guide his new club to victory at Club Brugge, as they ended up with a 1-1 draw. Here are 5 things to notice as Lionel Messi makes his Champions League debut for PSG;
Arsenal are looking to sell Aubameyang by all means necessary and reports have it that, they are opened to a swap deal with Barçelona, between the Gabonese and Philippe Coutinho. But then it will make so much sense for them to sell him to Inter Milan rather than selling him to Barçelona.
Opinion: Barçelona Potentially Replacing Messi With Aubameyang Highlights Their Decline And Downfall
Reports currently have it that, Barcelona are interested in signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Arsenal, which means they may potentially be replacing Lionel Messi with the Arsenal's striker. That perfectly illustrates Barçelona's decline and downfall, which may end up as the biggest downgrade of the century.
Following Lionel Messi's exit from Barçelona, it's obvious Joan Laporta is determined to end the era of crazy spending that was overseen by past presidents, Sandro Rosell and Josep Maria Bartomeu, and this includes pandering to agents and players looking to secure their fiscal futures quickly before they can really achieved anything.
Barçelona's latest signing, Memphis Depay so far has netted in 3 goals in 4 games for the club during the pre-season, including one he scored against Juventus over the weekend. According to artificial intelligence data, via Diario SPORT, the best possible Messi replacement for Barçelona, in their current first team squad is Memphis with 73% similarity.
Barcelona was in action again on Saturday night. The Catalan club dropped their first point of the season as they drew to Athletic Bilbao. Barcelona played a 1-1 draw with Bilbao in their second game of the season. As expected, the game against the Basque was tough and full of intense.
According to reports, Barçelona's latest signing, Memphis Depay, may likely not play in the La Liga opener unless the club does something drastic before the weekend. The Catalan club is still over the salary limit imposed by La Liga and so far only Yusuf Demir has been registered (with Barça B), the rest including the Dutch forward are yet to be registered.