A humiliation that shattered the club. Coach sacked, Some Veterans of the club left, the president resigning, and many more dramas. FC Barcelona started their 2020-21 campaign with a complete mess among the club. All these scenarios affected the team a lot. The result was a disappointing start of the season. But as soon as the new year hit the calendar the Catalans got into red hot form. And since the start of 2021, it’s all a positive story for the club.
Reasons of Great 2021 Run : High expenditure signings starting to pay
Griezmann hits top form
Greizmann arrived in Barcelona with a lot of hype but things didn’t work well for the Frenchman.
But the Frenchman refused to give up. Koeman on his arrival made it clear that Greizmann holds a lot of importance in his project. At the start of the season, it was a patch of bad luck, poor finishes, and lack of confidence. But Antoine kept working hard and despite him not being among the scorers, his Workrate was appreciable. And in 2021 Greizmann showed the club a version that they were waiting for a long. 7 goals and 6 assists so far Greizmann is the player with the most goal contribution in the Top 5 leagues. It was Greizmann’s masterclass Performance that inspired Barca’s epic comeback vs Granada in Cup Quater Finals. For sure the Blaugranas will highly rely on services of their No.7 to hit the top again.
The Best Version Of Frenkie De Jong
Frenkie De Jong arrived at the club after his heroics with Ajax. The appointment of Ronald Koeman made it clear that the Dutch midfielder will have loads of responsibility under his belt. Frenkie was ready for the challenge and executed Koeman’s plan very well. In 2021, Frenkie arrived with his Best Version. The Midfielder is in his best goalscoring run with 5 goals already in the year. Not only scoring Frenkie’s versatility has been the key for the club. The magic of FDJ has surely helped Barca’s season to get back on right track.
Finally Arrives Ousame Dembélé
Dembélé arrived in Barcelona from Borrusia Dortmund after that big transfer of Neymar. But his Barca career was heavily struck with injures. It was unfortunate to see a talent like him suffering that way. But this season looks to change his fortune, Dembélé fully fit now has started to make the impact the club badly wants from him. After Leo Messi, it’s Dembélé only who has the responsibility and charisma to single-handedly run down defenses. The Frenchman is at his best physical state and it is helping Barca’s success vitaly. It was Dembélé who scored in ET vs Cornella in Cup RO32 to push Barca’s way forward. The Blaugranas really need Dembouz to keep up his fitness and hit new heights at the club.
Pedri And Trincao: The Gems Signed
Pedri and Trincao arrived at Barca this summer and in pre-season only proved that they have something special in them. He Pedri immediately established himself at the club and to the surprise of many he is one of those 1st names on Koeman’s Teamsheet. Well, the youngster has earned it with all his determination and passion. The relationship he has formed with Lionel Messi has helped Barca’s creativity a lot.
On the other hand, Trincao so far has been the substitute option but the Portuguese winger has impressed whenever he got his chances. Trincao struggled a lot to get his 1st club goal. But he got it when needed the most this weekend at La Liga vs Betis with one hell of a strike. Pedri and Trincao have emerged as very crucial talents for the club’s future prospects.
With 10 out of 11 wins in the year so far Barcelona looks well back on track but tougher challenges await in the future. This Wednesday they face Sevilla in Cup’s semi-final 1st leg away from home. The club will miss the services of their beast young Uruguayan defender Ronald Araujo who picked up an ankle injury this weekend. His absence will be a big loss for the Blaugranas. Ronald Koeman has made the importance of the cup clear as this is Barcelona’s fastest path to silverware this season. The Blaugranas lead by the Magic Man Lionel Messi will surely look to take comformable lead in 1st leg itself and get their winning momentum going.
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