Friday, September 17, 2010

Sid Lowe: Mascherano's compatibility with Barcelona's style questioned

The question got straight to the point -- and, though it appeared innocuous enough, the point was a sharp one.

"Have you learned any Catalan yet?"

Javier Mascherano just looked a little bemused and mumbled something about how, erm, well, y'know, I will. Deep down, he could have been forgiven for thinking: "Of course not, you complete idiot. What kind of stupid question is that? I've been here only a week. Give me a chance, will you?"

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