S5 E3 - Bologna's Scottish heartbeat, Stuttgart's Serhou Guirassy-inspired goal rush, and Villarreal's volcanic post-Emery atmosphere
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Alasdair, Barlow and Michael discuss and analyse the latest European football news. The boys look at Laurent Blanc's fatal dogmatism, Marcus Thuram's rediscovered drive, 20-year-old Xavi Simons' youthful blend of technical ability and tenacity, and the context behind Villarreal's decision to sack Quique Setién. 1:35 - Taking into account RB Leipzig's summer signings of Xavi Simons (20), Loïs Openda (23), and Benjamin Šeško (20), could we perhaps argue that Marco Rose has one of the Bundesliga's most exciting attacks at his disposal? / 18:09 - What were the main takeaways from João Cancelo's and João Félix's recent Barcelona debuts, and, on a wider note, what is the Catalonian club's current direction of travel? / 33:02 - Against the backdrop of a decidedly public feud between Lyon's former and current owners, what can expect from the club's new manager, Fabio Grosso? / 45:21 - Following the news that 777 Partners has signed an agreement with Farhad Moshiri to acquire his full stake in Everton Football Club, how we would assess the investment firm's ownership of Genoa since taking over the club two years ago?