Ruairidh Barlow

Ruairidh is an expert in La Liga and Spanish football. He writes for the leading Spanish football publication, Football Espana, hosts the La Liga Lowdown podcast and will be providing CaughtOffside readers with a weekly digest of the key news from Spain.

Iniside Spain: Barcelona prevented from signing players in January
Inside Spain is a weekly instalment brought to you by Football España, providing an insight into all of the major stories coming...
Inside Spain: Gerard Pique goes out with a bang and some bad language
Inside Spain is a weekly instalment brought to you by Football España, providing an insight into all of the major stories coming...
Inside Spain: Patience in Europe and the return of Sergio Ramos?
Inside Spain is a weekly instalment brought to you by Football España, providing an insight into all of the major stories coming...
Inside Spain: The Superleague law and the Unai Emery debate
Inside Spain is a weekly instalment brought to you by Football España, providing an insight into all of the major stories coming...
Fabrizio Romano claims Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang deal is done
It might have taken until the very end of the transfer window, but it appears Chelsea have signed a striker. After allowing...
Leeds United close to signing Italian international record-holder
Leeds United appear to have one more shot to shoot right at the end of the transfer market, with news breaking that...
Video: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang tells reporter ‘I’m back’ after arriving in London
With just minutes remaining in the transfer window, neither Chelsea nor Barcelona have announced anything related to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. That is despite...
Memphis Depay confirms future following Barcelona-Chelsea talks
Memphis Depay has been on the verge of an exit from Barcelona for the majority of the transfer market, but it has...
Details emerge from Arthur Melo’s Liverpool move, contradicting reports
Contrary to many reports, Liverpool do in fact have a buy option on Arthur Melo. The Brazilian midfielder arrived at Anfield on...
Chelsea submit fresh Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bid as negotiations head to the wire
Chelsea are forging ahead with negotiations for Barcelona’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The seemingly incessant link between the two has endured for the entire...
Steven Gerrard admits that job is under threat following another Aston Villa defeat
Aston Villa have slumped to another defeat and after a summer of heavy investment, the pressure is starting to build on manager...
Bernardo Silva commits future to Manchester City ending Barcelona speculation
After two months of playing things coy, Bernardo Silva has committed his future to Manchester City. Manager Pep Guardiola has been fielding...