La Roja require one point on Tuesday night.
All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain ahead of Andres Iniesta’s homecoming in Albacete, while there is an exclusive chat with Neymar.
– At Andres Iniesta’s home the champions search for the point they need to defend their title in Brazil.
– The signs are promising ahead of the meeting with Georgia, as La Roja have not lost a game in Spain in their last 51 encounters.
– Coach Vicente Del Bosque: “There will be changes and one could be in goal”.
– Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira is reportedly fed up. Since compatriot Mesut Ozil’s departure, he isolated in the dressing room. The club do not consider him to be indispensable, and the fans have singled him out.
– Khedira: “I lament how the Spanish press treats me because I cost little money and am one of Jose Mourinho’s disciples”.
– A legendary record in danger: Both Atletico Madrid and Barcelona are on the verge of equalling Madrid’s benchmark of nine successive wins at the start of La Liga.
– ‘Captains of Spain'; Iker Casillas, Xavi and Sergio Ramos celebrate with Iniesta on his return to Albacete.
– However, Spain still need a point against Georgia to reach the World Cup in Brazil.
– Tens years of ‘Florentinato’ – with Del Bosque, six titles and none from Barcelona.
– Brazil tell the FEF they want Diego Costa for World Cup 2014.
– ‘Intimate Neymar'; The Brazilian is patient in the play, he likes Japanese food, he lives with his father, his best friend is Dani Alves and he believes that team-mate Lionel Messi is a genius.
– Neymar: “To play for Barcelona gives me unbelievable pride”.
– The Iniesta party in Albacete; Barca midfielder will lead La Roja at home in search of the point that will ensure qualification for Brazil 2014.
– Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski remains free, as the Polish ace confirms that he will not sign for rivals Bayern Munich.
– Messi returns to training for Barcelona, while Khedira feels ‘maltreated’ by Real Madrid.
– Meanwhile, report that Gareth Bale has had 30 injuries in six years.