Barcelona vs Real Madrid is arguably the biggest club game in world football. On average, there is almost 800 million people who watch the match each year. It truly is the game that brings the most talented individuals onto one playing field. So who will come out trumps in 2016? Madrid are certainly the form 

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Andy’s latest “The Madrid-Barca Axis” column.  It is always difficult moving to a club that has just won everything there is possible to win. When you also throw in the fact that your new club is serving a transfer ban which will mean that you cannot play for the club for the first six months 

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Andy’s latest “The Madrid-Barca Axis” column.  Johan Cruyff famously told Pep Guardiola that ‘the second season is harder than the first season and the third season is harder than the second season.’ As Luis Enrique embarks on his third season at Barcelona the summer additions to the squad along with early team selections suggest that 

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The debut installment of a new column about everything related to the two elite Madrid sides and FC Barcelona titled, “The Madrid-Barca Axis”, by O-Posts veteran and La Liga expert Andy Hunter. Whilst the English press clamour over Joe Hart’s future at Manchester City, Marc-Andre Ter Stegen’s has finally been resolved at Barcelona. Following a 

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Days after confirming interest from the Liga BBVA, Olympique Lyonnais president Jean-Michel Aulas verified on July 1 that he had reached an agreement with Barcelona over the sale of highly-coveted defender, Samuel Umtiti. He is Barcelona’s second signing of what should be a quiet summer for the club.   Background In the wake of Marc 

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Barcelona had to wait four months for Luis Suarez, the suspension for biting Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup not dissuading the Catalans from forking out £65 million amid the doubt and mistrust borne from his long list of previous. Having signed him in July, Barcelona waited until October for the Uruguayan to make 

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Since the rise to dominance of Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona, the club has not endured a fortnight as torrid as the one they have just gone through. Dreams of a repeat of last season’s treble have gone up in smoke courtesy of a Champions League exit to Atletico Madrid while three straight league defeats have blown 

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Barcelona took a 0-2 first leg win away from the Emirates on Tuesday evening and although Arsene Wenger believes the tie is 95% finished, Luis Suarez warned against complacency. “We are very happy as we got really nice score but we know that it is still not done,” he said, “there are another 90 minutes 

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On Wednesday it was their defence being called into question, Barcelona’s 4-1 defeat at Celta Vigo was the third time in nine matches this season they have conceded four goals and they left Balaidos having shipped 15 goals already this campaign. To put that into context Luis Enrique’s team let in just 38 goals in 

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Being a part of the most lethal attacking trio in European football must be thrilling. At the age of 23, Neymar is lining up alongside Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez for Barcelona every week and is thriving on his opportunity. Well into his second season at the Catalan giants, the Brazilian has settled and at 

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When come across the word ‘Messi’, our brain inevitably starts a slideshow in front of our eyes which depicts a man weaving his magic on the ball and breezing through the defence of any opposition to score immaculate goals. This man may not be the tallest footballer around but his stature in the world of 

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Barcelona had always battered teams. That was just how La Liga was. They had the history, the allure, they were a big-city team, they had one of the world’s best footballing academies, and they had the money. They were spurred only by their rivalry with Madrid-based rivals, and when Barcelona’s expensively-acquired superstars had conquered Real’s 

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Despite winning the Copa Del Rey, 11/12 was not a season to remember for Barcelona and the Blaugranes and following Pep Guardiola’s departure the club was open to criticism from the Spanish press. Some newspapers disapproved of Tito Vilanova’s appointment because of his lack of experienced and they blamed his ‘over complication’ of tactics as 

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