05-Jan-19

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

Brahim will be unveiled next week

Their latest blowout in La Liga prompts a serious internal reflection

Madrid question everything

Players

The board was unhappy with their attitude in the second half against Villarreal

Coach

Doubts over some of Solari's decision, which have not come off

Signings

For now only Brahim is epected, although debate grows over the signing of a striker

Reaction

The club have faith in the squad and their ability to cut a seven-point deficit on Barca: this time last year it was 16

Espanyol 1-0 Levante

Espanyol end their bad run

Levante 2-2 Girona

Real Valladolid-Rayo Vallecano (12:00 GMT)

Alaves-Valencia (15:15)

Huesca-Real Betis (19:45)

Barcelona signings

Rabiot's mother has an iron fist

Simeone is legendary

Untenable

Reus, with 12 players, ask that their campaign is suspended before they are officially expelled from LaLiga 123

The best Christmas gift: turf from the Calderon

Bale will be out for at least the next four matches

He has now suffered 22 injuries and missed 84 games, amounting to 54.2 percent of minutes on offer

Mr Crystal

Madrid close the signing of Brahim Diaz

Inter have the 'yes' of Godin, according to Sky Sports

Supportive Barca

Barca move ahead of Juventus and Napoli in the race for Toulouse's young centre-back

The player wants to join now and an official announcement cannot be ruled out next week

Hot Todibo

Bale, 23 injuries as a Blanco

Borja Iglesas breaks Los Pericos' bad run

Girona let the win escape

Maradona's health a concern again