Andrés Iniesta

ALFREDO RELAÑO

A Spain side that defies consensus

It was easier to define Spain before and during tiki-taka but Luis Enrique's side lack sufficient identity for the fan in the street to form an opinion.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Barcelonismo looks to Xavi and Laporta

With Barcelona out of the running for LaLiga, the fans of the club are wondering if Xavi will come back to the Camp Nou to take over from Ronald Koeman.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

From Cristiano-Messi to Mbappé-Haaland

Both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi defined the global game over the past decade or so with both players almost exclusively winning the Ballon d'Or award year after year.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

The successful Spain team that never was

Alfredo Relaño discusses the evolution of the Spain team under Luis Enrique, noting that the head coach has moved on from a promising generation that didn't deliver.

Alfredo Relaño