During a brief encounter at an entertainment venue in Ibiza, the Polish striker openly conveyed to the coach his desire to play for Barcelona.
What used to be called ephebocracy is in retreat in politics, with Rivera, Iglesias and Casado out of the scene, but it has resurfaced by surprise in the old and beloved Athletic Club
The Brazilian full-back arrived to fill the enormous shoes of his legendary compatriot, Roberto Carlos, and the rest, as they say, is history.
The squad cost for FC Barcelona is around 560 million euros, compared to that of Real Madrid at €400 million, but the Catalan’s still have a hole to fill.
Joan Laporta is in a hurry to find reinforcements with little money in the kitty and has taken the decision to cap any player’s maximum salary.
The club from the south of Spain managed to avoid relegation from the top flight, while Granada went down. Alfredo Relaño takes a look.
Some referees are there to officiate the game, while others occasionally look to take more of the attention.
A VAR-assisted penalty was enough to secure a long-awaited victory over Real Madrid, who had their own European ambitions in mind.
After a weekend of some debatable decision, our willingness to embrace a new era of football with VAR is getting harder to keep up, writes Alfredo Relaño.