Is the Spanish path a way to go for Barcelona?

Orazio Cauchi
Staff Writer
2023-07-27 07:00

After the departures of coach Sarunas Jasikevicius and star Nikola Mirotic, Barcelona decided to invest heavily in local talent. Willy Hernangomez, Joel Parra, and Dario Brizuela will form the building block of Spanish talent that will lead the team into a new era. 

Credit: Hernangomez: Getty Images Brizuela: FIBA Parra: Getty Images
Credit Hernangomez: Getty Images Brizuela: FIBA Parra: Getty Images

Last week, FC Barcelona officially terminated the contract of their superstar Nikola Mirotic. It was a unilateral decision from the club, which means that the whole situation will end up in a courtroom.

But with the departure of Mirotic and the decision not to continue with Sarunas Jasikevicius as head coach of the team, an era in Barcelona officially came to an end.

It was something expected. Due to the difficult financial situation, Barcelona already decided that the basketball section budget would be reduced considerably.

Willy Hernangomez

Willy  Hernangomez
Position: C, PF
Age: 29
Height: 209 cm
Weight: 113 kg
Birth place: Madrid, Spain

Other players with big salaries, like Cory Higgins, might also leave, but the Catalan club has already made some big moves that might represent the beginning of a new phase inside the club.

If we look at the three main additions made by Barcelona this summer, they all have one element in common: they're all Spanish and national team members.

Willy HernangomezJoel Parra, and Dario Brizuela will reinforce the local section of the roster.

Having a strong core of domestic players can be extremely important in


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