Welshman expected to return along with defensive ace Varane.
All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as Real Madrid welcome back stars who strengthen the side as Cristiano Ronaldo serves suspension.
– Stepping up.
– Gareth Bale and Raphael Varane return to strengthen the side at the perfect moment.
– There will be rotations, but, Jese keeps his place.
– Marcelino: “In football there are always surprises”.
– Carlo Ancelotti defends Pepe’s attitude and Arbeloa in the derby.
– Unbeatable: Between Lopez and Casillas, no goals have been conceded at the Bernabeu for 682 minutes.
– Sanctioned: Ronaldo’s appeal fails.
– In defence of their dream. Atletico to fight to keep the lead against an Almeria side in trouble.
– Not in the best form.
– Lionel Messi brushes of suggestions about his fitness; “I am happy with my physical condition”.
– By one free shot Valencia win.
– Without Ronaldo, but, with Jese and Bale.
– Carlo Ancelotti will rotate his players as Isco, Illarramendi, Nacho and Carvajal will play.
– Ronaldo’s three-game ban stands.
– Atletico have never won in Almeria. Three draws and a loss.
– Diego Simeone to put JuanFran at left back.
– Messi says that he feels good, but the team have doubts. His teammates are still yet to see his best form.
– Operation central defender.
– Fabian Schar (22) joins Barca’s wanted list.
– He plays for Basel and is another option, along with Inigo Martinez, Laporte and Musacchio.
– Gil Marin: “There are important players that are not wanted in football, Pepe and Arbeloa for example”.
– Ancelotti: “I feel proud of my men”.
– Man City: Pellegrini gives the ball to Mou.