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“I have presented my resignation as president of La Liga in order to begin new presidential elections, in which I will be a candidate,” Tebas said on Twitter.

La Liga names referee to officiate the El-Clasico

La Liga has named the referee to be in charge of the match between Real Madrid and Barcelona as they head to the reverse fixture of the tie at Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday.
Karim Benzema has scored his first goal against Atlético de Madrid at Santiago Bernabéu in all competitions (16 appearances and 34 shots).

Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema settles derby to send Los Blancos six points clear

Real Madrid moved six points clear of Barcelona at the top of LaLiga as Karim Benzema's goal proved enough to claim a 1-0 victory over Atletico Madrid.
Real Madrid close gap at the top of La Liga after beating Getafe 3-0 in the league encounter at Coliseum Alfonso Perez on Saturday evening.

Real Madrid make four changes as they host Sevilla

Real Madrid have made four changes from their Supercopa de España victory as they host Sevilla on Saturday.
Lionel Messi, who did not score or provide an assist for the first time in a home Champions League group game since 2012, struck the bar and had the best of Barca’s six shots on target.

Lionel Messi picks surprise defender as his toughest man marker

Lionel Messi claims he's not bothered by the man marking he is regularly subject to while playing for Barcelona and has picked Girona's Pablo Maffeo as his most complicated marker.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone says he would have done exactly the same thing as Federico Valverde after the Real Madrid midfielder’s match-saving professional foul in the Spanish Super Cup.

Federico Valverde apologises to Alvaro Morata following cynical red card in Supercopa final

Federico Valverde was named the MVP of the Supercopa de Espana final despite a cynical extra-time red card that prompted the Real Madrid midfielder to apologise to Alvaro Morata.
Andres Iniesta has endorsed a possible Barcelona move for Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar given the Brazil international's talents, though he is unsure whether it would be a necessary transfer.

Andres Iniesta unsure whether Neymar would fit at Barcelona if PSG star returns

Andres Iniesta has endorsed a possible Barcelona move for Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar given the Brazil international's talents, though he is unsure whether it would be a necessary transfer.
Brahim Diaz is set for another spell on the sidelines after suffering an abdominal injury, Real Madrid have confirmed.

Brahim Diaz rejects Getafe loan move despite lack of Real Madrid playing time

Real Madrid playmaker Brahim Diaz has rejected the opportunity to join Getafe on loan, despite the fact he has barely featured for the first team this season.
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi claimed a record sixth Ballon d’Or in Paris last night ahead of Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo.

Lionel Messi wins record sixth Ballon d’Or

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi claimed a record sixth Ballon d’Or in Paris last night ahead of Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo.
Ernesto Valverde

Ernesto Valverde not considering resigning as Barcelona coach

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde insisted he had not considered resigning in the wake of his side's Champions League exit.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone

Diego Simeone signs new Atletico Madrid deal until 2022

Simeone's old deal was set to expire in 2020 but he has agreed new terms that reportedly makes him Atletico's top earner, with a salary higher even than that of star forward Antoine Griezmann.
Mario Mandzukic

Juventus consider offering Mario Mandzukic new contract

The 32-year-old was the subject of much interest during the summer, and has since gone on to score four goals in seven Serie A outings so far this season.
Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio

Spain’s Marco Asensio not discussing Liverpool links until after World Cup

Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio plans to sort out his club future after Spain's World Cup campaign, amid reported interest from Liverpool.

Ernesto Valverde: Neymar transfer turned Barcelona inside out

Barcelona preparing for life without club great Andres Iniesta will not be as daunting as when Neymar jumped ship to Paris Saint-Germain last August, according to head coach Ernesto Valverde.

Marc-Andre ter Stegen: Barcelona even stronger now without Neymar

Neymar's €222 million move to Paris Saint-Germain has only served to make Barcelona stronger this season, says goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Champions League all that’s left for Real Madrid – Dani Carvajal

After a shock Copa del Rey elimination at the hands of Leganes, Dani Carvajal believes Real Madrid's only hope for further glory this season is the Champions League.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s motivation puts him above Lionel Messi – Roberto Carlos

Cristiano Ronaldo's professionalism and determination set him apart from Lionel Messi and Neymar, according to Real Madrid great Roberto Carlos.

El Clasico will not determine LaLiga title – Ernesto Valverde

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde agrees with Real Madrid counterpart Zinedine Zidane’s belief that the outcome of today’s El Clasico will not be decisive in the battle to win LaLiga.

Man United eye £177m deal for Marco Asensio

Manchester United are preparing to break their own transfer record by signing Marco Asensio.

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Pope cancels more official appointments over cold

Pope Francis postponed his official appointments Friday and was working from home, the Vatican said, a day after cancelling a scheduled appearance at mass because of “a mild ailment”.
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