La Masia has been criticised in recent years, but it’s hoped that the forward’s emergence can be the catalyst for a new golden generation to thrive
Given what they have gotten used to over the past half century, it is fair to say that the past 18 months have been a little rough for Barcelona supporters.
Perhaps the Blaugrana’s greatest-ever player has openly revealed his desire to leave the club while president Josep Maria Bartomeu and the club’s board continue to lurch from one crisis to the next.
On the field, expensive new signings continue to flatter to deceive. It is clear that the Camp Nou outfit have now fallen behind Real Madrid domestically while their 8-2 defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich highlighted just how far they are off being one of the top teams in Europe once more.