The Real Madrid boss has confirmed his team's interest in the Cruzeiro midfielder.
Monday, December 8, 2014
Given that all eight group winners won their last-16 ties in 2013-14, it has never been more important to claim top spot.
Sunday, December 7, 2014
The Barcelona boss wants to get the best out of his superstar.
The Argentine hit his third hat trick in four games to prove he is far from fed up, despite criticism from former Man United midfielder Paul Scholes this week.
The Argentine's three strikes in the derby against Espanyol on Sunday mean he has now scored 402 times in a Barca shirt.
Another hat trick from Lionel Messi helped Barcelona run past Espanyol.
Lionel Messi bags a hat trick to inspire a Los Cules comeback at Camp Nou which sees them move within two points of Real Madrid in the Spanish Primera Division.
The Real Madrid defender is amazed by his teammates productivity.
Saturday, December 6, 2014
The Portuguese attacker scored a record 23rd Liga hat trick and his 200th goal in the Spanish top flight and the defender has been singing his praises.
The Portuguese is scoring freely at the moment, but his hat trick against Celta proved polemic following a highly contentious penalty in the all-important first goal
It was a record-setting day for the Portuguese star, as his team won its 18th consecutive match.
Cristiano Ronaldo set a new all-time record with his 23rd La Liga hat trick, earning Los Blancos all three points to keep them at the top of the table
The Portuguese striker scored three in Saturday's clash with Celta and has now scored the most hat tricks in the history of La Liga
Atletico knocked out a routine win over Elche on Saturday to jump over Barcelona in the table.
Luis Enrique's side will be confident heading into the clash, having lost just two league games this season, and is 17 points ahead of its rival.
Friday, December 5, 2014
The Italian coach believes his team can overcome anything this season and says the current Bernabeu squad is like a family to him.
Striker Mario Mandzukic has scored seven times in eight games and the champion's recent form looks ominous despite the home side's improvement in results.
The European champion has set a club record by emerging victorious from the last 17 matches in all competitions and will be confident of keeping it going on Saturday.
The non-fiction film about the Argentine will be released in Spain on January 1, but Barcelona has offered the chance for a sneak preview.
The promising youngster had long been linked with a move to the Champions League holder and the deal has now been finalized.