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Open Thread: December 8th, 2021

The year will soon be over!

FBL-AWARD-BALLON D’OR-2021 Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images

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FBL-AWARD-BALLON D’OR-2021 Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images

Today the best player in the world can add to his goal tally against the nefarious dark forces from the catalan catacombs.


I remember telling you guys early in the season that Arribas and Blanco were only good to secure a loan out of the club and not even be used as rotational pieces by our club outside of early Copa Del Rey fixtures. Seems so.



How long can Alaba & Militao cover us before we start looking for another CB?

This poll is closed

  • 20%
    5 Years
    (147 votes)
  • 32%
    4 Years
    (231 votes)
  • 46%
    3 Years
    (329 votes)
707 votes total Vote Now


Asensio seems to have found his knack for goals again. Already at 5 goals this season in 18 appearances. Meanwhile, Rodrygo is only 3 goals behind in 19 appearances. If he continues to up his numbers, Rodrygo might actually have some real competition.

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