Barça: the new cycle is still far

Barça: the new cycle is still far

Barça: the new cycle is still far

Swept once again by Bayern at home (0-3), Barça has not yet turned the page Lionel Messi. While the old guys limp, the kids are starting to point their noses, but the transition promises to be long.

We play the 73e minute at Camp Nou and the picture is striking. Jordi Alba, one of the symbols of the Catalan club, has just given way to Alejandro Baldé Martínez, an 18-year-old kid from La Masia. Completely burnt out, the side collapsed on the bench, out of breath. For long minutes, the 32-year-old seems to fail to come to his senses. Not only sounded by the football lesson given by Bayern, the Spain international is the symbol of a golden generation in decline. While his legs no longer seem to follow, the moped showed a terrible clumsiness on these centers, unable to serve Luuk or Frenkie de Jong in the box. That it seems far this time when each ball brought its danger, often concluded by his friend of always, Lionel Messi.

Completely charred, Jordi Alba asked to leave against Bayern. It’s so rare to see the Spanish full-back in this condition. The image is striking …?

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But here it is Pulga is no longer there and a whole collective is suffering, starting with the captain of the ship. If he confided « to be in shock » after the departure of the Argentinian legend, Sergio Busquets has obviously not yet regained his senses. While the Catalan midfielder was swallowed raw by the Kimmich-Goretzka-Müller trio, the Barcelona number 5 shone above all for his slowness when organizing the game, leaving the keys to the truck to Frenkie de Jong and Pedri .

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