Barcelona will be aiming to continue their winning momentum when they play Celta Vigo in La Liga Santander. Barcelona will play Celta Vigo on 2nd October at Abanca-Balaidos stadium in Vigo.
Lionel Messi still the king of Camp Nou Castle in Barcelona
Barcelona and Argentina’s ombudsman Lionel Messi has been in news for the last past month. However this limelight has never diverted Messi’s football insight and his love for football. Lionel Messi has seen pinnacle of success in his career with Barcelona. Now he has seen the lowest point of his Barcelona career when he was not allowed to leave the club and was forced to stay. While this unnecessary spotlight may hive off some players but that was not the case with football genius Lionel Messi. Lionel Messi has been such a sporting guy through out his footballing career.
Lionel Messi retroactively shifted his focus towards the start of the new season. In the opening match of La Liga Santander, Messi opened his scoring account with a penalty. Lionel Messi became the second player after Sergio Ramos to score in 17 consecutive La Liga seasons. Lionel Messi’s rift with Barcelona board has not in a slightest of way hampered his footballing ability as well as capability. Argentine forward has been the true heir to the Camp Nou castle scoring over 400 goals in his castle.
Ansu Fati sparks fresh ideology at Camp Nou
Since the departure of Pep Guardiola Barcelona has looked overly reliant on Lionel Messi to win them matches. Although during the time of Neymar Jr. at the club, the trio of MSN shared the scoring responsibility. But after his departure and Suarez struggling to score goals, Catalan side became too much reliant on Messi to bail them out of tough situation. Even though Messi has bailed Barcelona number of times from tough situation, there’s a limit you can count him for to show his magic. With no help in the attack Barcelona who were once famous for its tiki – taka style of football slowly converted into one dimensional playing way.
Spanish teenage sensation Ansu Fati has showed glimpses of what he can do on the football pitch. Ansu Fati since making his debut for Barcelona has looked like a real deal. He has been nothing short of sensation for the footballing viewers to watch. Every time he steps in to the pitch he offers something fresh and Barcelona looks more dangerous side going forward. Ansu Fati brings back the memory of young Lionel Messi who once teared up the La Liga defenders with his bursting speed and technique. Ansu Fati has broken records set by teenage Lionel Messi. Fati can be the next big thing in the footballing world if he continues to do what he does.
Phillipe Coutinho ready to fight for the spot
Phillipe Coutinho wants to show his worth under the management of Ronald Koeman. Coutinho won the treble last season for Bayern Munich. The Brazilian forward was on loan to the Bundesliga giant and impressed everybody with his performances. Brazilian Winger became the most expensive signing for Barcelona but was unable to find the form and match the expectations. Coutinho has come back stronger from his loan spell and looks more confident in his passing and decision making abilities.
New Signings have shown great impact at Barcelona
Barcelona have been busy this summer following their disgraceful loss to Bayern Munich in the champions league. Barcelona procured the signings of Pjanic from Juventus in a swap deal including Arthur Melo. Portuguese Forward Trincao signed with Barcelona from Benfica seems to be a great deal. Trincao has been exciting to watch and has shown some swift moves during his time on the field. Pedri, another young midfielder has joined Barcelona from Las Palmas. With likes of Riqui Puig and Carles Alena in the squad it will be interesting to watch how Koeman uses the young guns.