Luis Enrique's Barcelona is full of players returning from injury and a draining international break. Once again, he must be careful in who he fields.
ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop is back again with the latest from the rumour mill, including a potential Gareth Bale buyout clause.
Is Antoine Griezmann "world-class?" Franck Ribery might not think so but, writes Sid Lowe, the Atletico Madrid forward's form suggests otherwise.
Diego Simeone has highlighted the importance Koke is to the midfield of Atletico Madrid.