Attack still the best form of defence at Barcelona

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Here we are just a week away from the start of pre-season for FC Barcelona, and with the focus at the club very much on the front line.

Though a left-back is still sought to provide competition for Jordi Alba, the technical department seem hell bent on getting attacking signings in through the front door first.

Didn’t anyone tell the club that any title-winning team worth its salt is built on a solid defence?

Barca did ok for the most part in that respect in 2018/19, but when the going got tough… Continue reading

Top LaLiga Goalkeepers in 2018/19 – Marc-Andre ter Stegen

Marc-Andre ter Stegen

Barcelona’s 27-year-old German international was the second-highest scoring goalkeeper in fantasy LaLiga in the season just ended.

Ter Stegen, who moved to the Catalan club from Borussia Monchengladbach in 2014, started in 35 of Barcelona’s 38 LaLiga fixtures in 2018/19.

He has been the first-choice goalkeeper at Barcelona since the 2016/17 campaign.

This season, Ter Stegen won his fourth LaLiga title at Barcelona. He adds this medal to his four Copa del Rey wins, one UEFA Champions League title and one Club World Championship. Continue reading