Back in the summer of 2009, Barcelona were on top of the world, and had begun a period of domination of Spanish football. But they made some questionable decisions in the transfer market.
Pep Guardiola had led them to the treble in his first season in senior management, with the Spanish Super Cup, UEFA Super Cup and Club World Cup to follow on the way to an unprecedented sextuple.
But the decision to pay Inter Milan a hefty fee – plus star striker Samuel Eto’o – for Zlatan Ibrahimovic raised eyebrows, and the obstinate Swede proceeded to clash with Guardiola.
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