Frozen out for much of the previous season, Isco has taken full advantage of Gareth Bale's injury absence to dance his way into Real fans' hearts.
Gab Marcotti is skeptical Alvaro Morata will leave Real Madrid, even with AC Milan's new owners looking to make a splash.
Gab Marcotti provides the latest on the tax fraud accusation against Cristiano Ronaldo and what comes next.
Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann has dismissed reports he has already agreed to leave this summer but wouldn't commit his future to the club.
There will be time for Barcelona to reflect on disappointments later. Now they must focus on winning the trophy they still can in the Copa del Rey.
Saturday's Copa del Rey final is something of an afterthought in Barcelona, where attention is already looking further ahead, writes Sid Lowe.