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

This is Bale

The Welshman finally receives the Bernabeu’s affecton

He is proving decisive again

He is making a difference in attack: eight goals in four League games

He is doing more defensively

“I don’t believe in individual awards, I just want to win trophies”

Ancelotti: “Is it always the Coach’s fault?”

Celta Vigo 0-2 Atletico Madrid

Winter champions through the storm

The provisional leaders slam down their authority in Balaidos and again leave with a win

Villarreal 2-0 Sporting

The submarine breaks through in ‘their’ League

Real Sociedad 2-0 Valencia

Eibar 2-1 Espanyol

Las Palmas 1-1 Malaga

Pepe Mel’s agony is over

Seventh Coach to be dismissed

Juan Merino replaces him on an interim basis

Messi widens the gap

He will win his fifth Ballon d’Or against Ronaldo and Neymar todat

Cruyff, Platini, Van Basten and CR7 trail him with three each

Zidane euphoria

Praise from the world’s Press for Zizou’s debut

The New York Times: “Hope has a new name: Zidane”

L'Equipe; “Zidane’s party shows promise”

Ole: “Galactico debut and new life”

Gulf News: “The Bernabeu is magical again”

Ancelotti: “Five Coaches since 2009. Is the Coach always to blame?”

Winter champions

Not happened since the year of their double

Griezmann and Carrasco score

Bakambu gunning for the Champions League

His brace consolidated fourth place for Villarreal

Betis fire Pepe Mel

Merino, interim Coach

He is the seventh Coach sacked in La Lifa

Messi will make history with its fifth Ballon d’Or today

Ronaldo or Neymar for the Silver Ball

Planet Messi

Leo, ready for a fifth Ballon d’Or to confirm his status as world No 1 today

The Gala in Zurich will further his legend, while Lucho will be named best Coach

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