Lionel Messi marked his return from suspension with a goal in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday as Barcelona survived a scare against Rayo Vallecano to reach the quarter-finals.
Former Spain striker Fernando Llorente has joined Udinese from Napoli, the struggling Serie A club announced on Wednesday.
Jordan Pickford was punished for the latest in a long list of embarrassing errors as the blundering Everton goalkeeper allowed Youri Tielemans to rescue a 1-1 draw for Leicester on Wednesday.
Aleksey Miranchuk scored the winner as 10-man Atalanta beat Lazio 3-2 in a thrilling Italian Cup quarter-final on Wednesday, while a much-changed Juventus eased past second-tier SPAL to also reach the last four.
Sheffield United put a huge dent in Manchester United's Premier League title ambitions on Wednesday, beating Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's off-key side 2-1 at Old Trafford.
A wonder goal from Baraka Majogoro was not enough to keep Tanzania in the African Nations Championship as Guinea and Zambia secured the last two quarter-finals places in Cameroon Wednesday.
Barcelona booked their spot in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey with a tight 2-1 win over Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday night.
Jose Mourinho has likened the absence of Virgil van Dijk for upcoming opponents Liverpool to Spurs losing Harry Kane to injury last season.