Barcelona will play in the Copa del Rey's last eight after the RFEF rejected Levante's claims the Catalans used an ineligible player.
With half of the season gone, Barcelona own a five-point lead at the top of La Liga, boast two strikers with as many goals as any other team and look on course for their fourth league title in five years.Â
Rui Faria, an assistant to Jose Mourinho at a number of Europe's biggest teams, has become head coach at Qatari league side Al Duhail, the club announced on Friday.
Karim Benzema is struggling with a broken finger, but Santiago Solari says it will not keep him out of Saturday's clash with Sevilla.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri will not be able to call on Gonzalo Higuain for Saturday's visit to Arsenal but said his focus was already on the game and not moves in the transfer market.
Cesc Fabregas is set for his home debut as a Monaco player, while Paris Saint-Germain look for revenge against their recent Cup conquerors Guingamp in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
Barcelona are alleged to have used a suspended player in the Copa del Rey against Levante, who have taken the matter to the RFEF.
West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini says the club are open to selling star forward Marko Arnautovic this month, but only if the price is right.