Dermot lives in Madrid and writes on Spanish football for ESPNFC.com, the Irish Examiner and When Saturday Comes. He is the host of the 'Covering Futbol' podcast and also talks about football on Newstalk, as well as with anyone else who will listen.

Barcelona's summer transfer window has not gone well and new boss Enrique Valverde may feel the pressure

When Pep Guardiola took charge of his first training session as Barcelona’s first team coach back in 2008, the new boss already had his squad more or less sorted. Then blaugrana sporting director Txiki Begiristain had spent around €60 million at Guardiola's request to bring in...