Sevilla striker Kevin Gameiro wants his side to use Sunday's visit of Atletico Madrid to prove they can more than mix it with the top sides as they prepare for a return to the Champions League this season.
Sevilla have won back-to-back Europa League titles over the last two years but they will be back amongst the continent's elite this term, and on Thursday were drawn in a daunting-looking Champions League group alongside Juventus, Manchester City and Borussia Monchengladbach.
For the first time ever, La Liga will have five teams in the group stage of the Champions League. Of course, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are the big names, while Europa League champions Sevilla and former Champions League finalist Valencia are also in the competition.
While there is an argument to be made that all five teams could very well advance into the knockout stage in Europe, the argument would not be as convincing when talking about all five teams having a chance of winning La Liga this season. With all due respect to Sevilla and Valencia, they will get an honorable mention and a participation certificate but will not do enough over the course of the season to challenge for the title. Breaking news: La Liga will be all about the big boys!
Here's a look at all three teams, including their strengths and weaknesses, and why they will or won't win the La Liga title.
Colombian striker Rafael Santos Borre is set to complete a €5 million move to Atletico Madrid.
Santos Borre, 19, has arrived in the Spanish capital to complete his transfer from Colombian club Deportivo Cali, which is likely to see him spend the 2015-16 season on loan at his old club.
Speaking to AS, he said he was looking forward to following in the footsteps of fellow Colombians Jackson Martinez, who joined Atletico from Porto this summer, and Falcao, who had two outstanding years at...
Diego Simeone and his squad could barely have asked for a better start to a club record third consecutive Champions League campaign, having been paired with Benfica, Galatasaray and Kazak minnows Astana on their first appearance in the big time.
Atletico's heavy investment over the summer in Jackson Martinez, the homecoming of Filipe Luis and holding onto Diego Godin on an improved long-term contract has been done to protect their status among Europe's best.