Real Madrid's transfer policy has meant the club have suffered 200 million euros in losses. The club cannot allow that so they will sell some players in the winter. Mariano and Brahim look set to depart.
Simeone's men are still not with it. They cannot buy a goal and that is affecting the mood around the Atletico Madrid camp. They have scored just 16 goals in 16 matches, the lowest scoring Atletico side in recent history.
Leo Messi will experience this Saturday a very special night at the Camp Nou. The Argentine will offer the Barca fans his sixth Ballon d'Or, but once he receives the applause of the stands, he will do his best to try and become the top scorer in LaLiga this season.
Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira played down speculation of a return to the Gunners after Unai Emery's exit.
Jose Mourinho said he reacted to Tottenham's midweek defeat at Manchester United by sleeping at the club's training ground.
Diego Maradona and Juan Roman Riquelme are back in the heart of the battle at their former club Boca Juniors, but this weekend they are playing political football.
Rangers have had to recover from liquidation and rise through Scotland's lower leagues since the Glasgow giants last won a major trophy in 2011, but Sunday's League Cup final gives Steven Gerrard's men the chance to halt Celtic's dominance.
Inter Milan were held to a goalless draw by Roma at the San Siro on Friday, leaving the way open for Italian champions Juventus to reclaim top spot in Serie A this weekend.
Nigerian Victor Osimhen's first half goal earned Lille a 1-0 win over Brest and third place in Ligue 1 on Friday behind Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain.
Ernesto Valverde said "we will see what happens" when asked about the future of Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal.