Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United are each hoping to bounce back from Champions League defeats, but Barcelona are flying in Europe.
Jules Kounde was linked with a move to Manchester City this year and has now confirmed he was eager to link up with Pep Guardiola.
Sevilla's Ivan Rakitic lauded former Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi.
The first round of the Copa del Rey has been made. Atletico Madrid are present, but Real Madrid and Barcelona have byes.
Suggestions of a difficult relationship between Antoine Griezmann and Lionel Messi are wide of the mark, Ivan Rakitic says.
Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin is thrilled to be back with the Spain squad but found a four-year international hiatus tough to take.
Ansu Fati's knee injury has given Marco Asensio an opportunity for Spain this international break, with Hector Bellerin in from the cold.
With help from Opta, take in a preview of Wednesday's Champions League games that sees Juventus, Barcelona and Manchester United in action.
Barcelona are reportedly monitoring Benfica's Darwin Nunez, who only moved to Portugal at the start of the season.