Spanish football morning headlines for 8 January.
Weather puts fixtures in doubt
Spanish football matches have been thrown into jeopardy this weekend as storm Filomena takes its grip across the nation.
Read more: Spanish papers front pages
Zidane returns for trip
It had been feared that, due to league protocol, Zidane would have to sit out the match regardless but he has since tested negative and has been given the green light.
Xavi Barca return promised
Xavi – currently at the helm of Qatari club Al Sadd – has been heavily linked with a return to the club in recent months and indeed the former midfielder maestro Xavi rejected Barcelona over the managerial position in January after the sacking of Ernesto Valverde.
Font has said in an interview with Marca: “As of the 25th (the day after the elections), he will begin to supervise the entire football project and once the season in Qatar is over in April he will join the club.”