Spain

Sunday 23 August 2015

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The Uruguayan striker made the difference after Lionel Messi missed a penalty as the Catalans began their defence of the league title

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Rafael Benitez's reign as Blancos boss begins at the home of the side that earned a return to La Liga after finishing as runners-up in last season's Segunda Division

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The midweek arrival from Barcelona scored one and assisted another on his first outing for the Premier League champions, drawing special praise from his new manager

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The Chelsea winger saw a strike ruled out in the 2011 Copa del Rey final as Barcelona lost to Real Madrid, leading to the war of words involving the Catalan and Portuguese coaches

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The former Tottenham star, who joined the club from White Hart Lane in an £86 million deal in 2013 is not being singled out by supporters according to their former goalkeeper

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The former Real Madrid shot-stopper has heaped praise on the prolific pair but insisted that he would not have feared facing either player

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Luis Enrique's side won the treble last term and have already added the Uefa Super Cup this month - so what else can they achieve in the Asturian's second season in charge?

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Carlo Ancelotti was sacked after Los Blancos missed out on the major prizes at the end of last season. So what's in store this time around under new coach Rafael Benitez?

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Louis van Gaal's side think they can persuade the Wales international to move to Old Trafford particularly if he falls victim to the Bernabeu boo-boys once again

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The Arsenal forward enjoyed a superb campaign in 2014-15, having joined the club from Barcelona, and the Frenchman believes the Chile international has matched the 28-year-old

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Antoine Griezmann ensured a winning start to the campaign for Diego Simeone's men as they narrowly see off the newly-promoted Los Amarillos

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The France international netted after just 16 minutes of play at the Vicente Calderon and his free kick ultimately proved sufficient for all three points

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The Barcelona forward landed an incredibly rare royal straight flush during an online game on the same day he returned to training after missing two weeks with a case of mumps

Saturday 22 August 2015

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Diego Simeone's men, who lost their Liga crown to Barcelona last season, host a newly-promoted side at the Vicente Calderon in their first competitive match of 2015-16

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The Manchester United manager took a familiar stance when asked by the media whether his club would be making a move for the Barcelona forward, as per newspaper reports on Friday