Meanwhile, starlet confirms that he is set for Barcelona.
All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as the Madrid derby dominates front-pages with Arda Turan firing up the rivalry ahead of the clash.
– Arda’s derby.
0 “They have great players, we have more courage,” Arda.
– Benzema’s challenge. The Frenchman has not scored against Courtois in even derbies, nor at international level.
– He arrives in form; he is Madrid’s top scorer in 2014.
– Ready to debut. Diego Costa has been called up to the national team for a friendly against Italy on Wednesday, along with Thiago and Azilipilicueta.
– Martino’s positive outlook. The Argentine is counting on continuing next year despite criticism.
– Aduriz leads the festival.
– Diego Costa is Spanish.
– “I said to the coach not to take me if it annoyed someone”.
– Simeone does not have his ideal eleven yet. Doubts about Villa and Raul Garcia, Diego is on the bench.
– Madrid is the bookies’ favourite. Arbeloa for Carvajal, the only change from Schalke.
– Martino recalls his best ball-players. The team must recover the form they showed against Almeria.
– Bruno Genevois, President of the French Agency. “A part of France believes that something has still not been revealed in the Operation Puerto”.
– “I am going to Barca,” Halilovic.
– The starlet confirms his signing for Barca. He will sign for five years at a price of €5.2m plus bonuses and, at the start, he will play with the B side.
– “Madrid do not impress me”, Cesc.
– Thiago and Diego Costa, the new additions to the Brazilian La Roja.
– Pellegrini given three games; he will not be on the bench at Camp Nou.