Since 2015, La Blaugrana have won three La Liga titles and three Copa del Rey trophies which is quite an achievement for any side. However, they have still faltered when it comes to winning the big one, the UEFA Champions League and most importantly, they are still heavily reliant on Lionel Messi.
And talking about certain issues that have contributed to Barcelona's situation, Journalist Eduardo Fdez-Abascal tweeted that since 2015, the Blaugrana have signed 22 first-team players - and only seven are still at the club.
Pongamos que siguen 7 porque me faltó Todibo.— Eduardo Fdez-Abascal (@efabascalUK) September 3, 2019
Four of them are players from the 2018/19 transfer windows in Arturo Vidal, Arthur Melo and Clement Lenglet and Jean-Clair Todibo.
The other players to have survived Barcelona's squad trim are Ousmane Dembele (2017/18), Nelson Semedo (2017/18) and Samuel Umtiti (2016/17).
Players like Philippe Coutinho, Gerard Deulofeu, Paco Alcacer, Paulinho, Andre Gomes, Malcom, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Arda Turan and Denis Suarez were all players bought to help Barcelona's European ambitions but have failed miserably.
The Blaugrana also tried to reinstate a new line of defence with the captures of Lucas Digne, Marlon Santos, Yerry Mina, Jeison Murillo and Aleix Vidal, but all these players failed to perform better than what the Spanish champions already had.
Fast forward to this summer's transfer window, Barcelona have brought in blockbuster signings like Frenkie de Jong, Antoine Griezmann, Junior Firpo and Neto. They'll hope that all of these new recruits work better than what happened in last season.