In our first episode of 2019, Joe and Rob catch up on things including discussing the new twist in the California Classico with the hiring of Guillermo Barros Schelotto at the LA Galaxy.
Rob then opens with a great trivia question about the current Top 10 Most Valuable Players according to Transfermarkt (6:50). In Opening Thoughts, we discuss the big transfer news on Christian Pulisic as he makes his big move from Borussia Dortmund to Chelsea(7:50). We continue out transfer talk (24:30) including rumored moves from Diego Godin to Inter (24:35), and the potential moves of Frenkie de Jong and Matthijs de Ligt to PSG (30:25). We then welcome in Calcioland host and producer Alex Goldberg to discuss Pulisic, Callum Hudson-Odoi, karma and Thibault Courtois, and racism in football (35:00). We bring you a host of matches to look out for this weekend (1:02:10), as well as the trivia answer (1:03:20) and a preview of next week’s show.h