Barcelona have endured an incredibly tumultuous past few years but despite the constant financial confusion and high turnover of players, they still managed to win the 2022/23 La Liga title.
Right now, however, they are not on track to defend their crown.
Xavi’s side are currently third in the Spanish top flight after 13 games, though they would be fourth had Atletico Madrid played and won their game in hand. Bizarrely, it’s Girona who are top of the league with 34 points, while Real Madrid sit second with 32. Barca have 30, meaning they aren’t too far away.
One of the main tasks for Xavi…