Barcelona was, at one time, the best team in the world. Some even argued that Pep Guardiola's side was one of the greatest of all-time. However, since his departure, the club has slowly gone downhill.
The late Tito Vilanova did the best he could, winning a league title in the 2012-13 campaign. His eventual replacement, Gerardo Martino, couldn't steer the ship back on a winning course.
The 2013-14 season marked the first time in six years that Los Cules failed to claim a major trophy, per the club's official website. They won the Spanish Super Cup, but failed to win the La Liga, Copa Del Rey and the Champions League.
Barca previously qualified for six straight semi-finals in the Champions League. This past season put an end to that historic streak, and it is apparent that the team is not improving.
Here are five reasons why Barcelona is still declining heading into the 2014-15 season.