02-Jan-2014

Today's front-page headlines from Marca, AS and Mundo Deportivo.

Magicians in the East

The duel between CR7 and Ibra is a gift for the Kings of Qatar

A friendly with glamour to start 2014

Bale is left in Madrid to recover fully for Celta

Casillas, who is about to become a father, doesn't travel niether

Villar wants to give La Liga a new format

A system with an opening half to the season like in Argentina or model with playoffs

Luis Suarez looks for a fight

He scores another golazo and now has as many goals as Diego Costa

There is hope but there is still fear about the after-effects

Schumacher passes another day in a critical state even though he continues to be stable

Lauda: "Someone is helping him from above"

To Doha without Bale

Madrid were met with acclaim last night on arrival to Qatar

Cristiano (69) and Ibrahimovic (47) are the two leading goalscorers on the planet for 2013 and they now face each other in a friendly of thrones

MEssi has still not arrived

He misses training in the morning after a month in Argentina

Time is in favour of Schumacher

There has been a slight improvement in his condition though he continues to be in a critical state

Sosa to be given a check up today

2014 A great challenge

Mireira Belmonte closes out 2013 with 13 golds, 11 silvers and 10 bronzes

She is aiming for a new world record, a gold at the Olympics and in the 50 metres

"I will value the titles more when I retire, now I want to improve"

A small improvement in Schumacher's condition

Finally Messi

Leo, in good shape, lands today in Barcelona.

Neymar, Alves, Mascherano, Alexis and Song also return

Premier League: City and Toure in great form as they beat Swansea 2-3