La Liga

Diego Lainez – The “Mexican Messi” of Real Betis

On 10 January 2019, 18-year-old Diego Lainez joined La Liga club Real Betis from Liga MX side América on a five-year contract reportedly worth $14 million. It was a dream come true for the teenager, who always wanted to play…

Martin Ødegaard: What Happened to Real Madrid’s Prodigy?

Remember Martin Ødegaaed, the Norwegian wonderkid was supposed to be the future, wasn’t he? Signed for big money at a young age, the Norwegian was being touted as the next great European midfielder, but it hasn’t worked out that way…

European summer transfers you probably missed

You probably missed many of the transfers that happened in Europe while watching the World Cup. Don’t worry, we did too.

Andrés Iniesta: A magician of invincible humility

This Sunday, the 20 of May, on the hallowed turf of Barça’s Camp Nou, Andrés Iniesta will take his last bow as a football player. He will of course be missed by the club’s faithful fans and his teammates. But why are opponents sad as well?

Crucial month ahead in Barcelona’s quest for treble

Barcelona are having a successful season by the standard of most other world class clubs. But Barça’s standards are somewhat loftier than most. Will their treble dreams survive February?

How Barcelona are reinventing the 4-4-2

Who would’ve imagined that Barca, the most purist football club the world has ever seen, would play a formation as seemingly bland as a 4-4-2?

Diego Costa returns to Atlético Madrid in typical fashion

After nearly three years away, Diego Costa returned to Atlético Madrid this month, picking up where left off, and grabbing all the headlines.

Resurgent Valencia face toughest test yet against Barcelona

After two seasons of disappointing results, a new manager and rejuvenated players are fueling a resurgent Valencia this campaign. But Sunday’s home tie with Barcelona may take the measure of how far they have come.

Is Fernando Torres set for a Premier League swan song?

The latest speculation suggests a return to the Premier League for Spanish forward, Fernando Torres. Could he return to his former club, Liverpool, or will the number 9 seek an entirely new chapter?

Barcelona match overshadowed by turmoil on the streets

Despite extending their unbeaten run, Barcelona’s 3-0 win over Las Palmas will be remembered more for events off the field than o