Barcelona are in disarray and no one is stopping the slide at Camp Nou as one news after another points towards a downward spiral.
Ronaldinho started the resurgence but the complete change of fortunes has come thanks to Lionel Messi. The greatest club player who ever lived.
With La Pulga in their side, Barcelona have broken Real Madrid’s hegemony in Spanish top flight football. Moreover, they have added to their burgeoning European silverware.
For sixteen years, performances on the pitch have ensured that the backroom bickering is kept out of the news. But that cycle has broken now.
It does not seem likely that politics will take a backseat to sporting action. Barcelona are in trouble and here are the reasons why.