Quote Originally Posted by Laplacian View Post
A lot of us were optimistic that Barcelona would be somewhat competitive without Messi, but this season has made it clear that without him we are useless. Squad needs to improve entirely before he leaves, otherwise we'd be fucked.
No one thought we would not be shit if he left. The point was the flaws would well and truly be visible and there would have adjustments made which never get made as messi makes us look somewhat ok.