18-Aug-18

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

Celta Vigo-Espanyol (17:15 BST)

Villarreal-Real Sociedad (19:15)

Barcelona-Alaves (21:15)

Champions debut without Iniesta but with a better bench

Girona 0-0 Real Valladolid

Real Betis 0-3 Levante

Levante surprise EuroBetis

It's going to be huge

La Liga starts more competitive than ever with a dominant Barca, an Atleti side growing and a more collective Real Madrid without Cristiano

Other 

CalcioR7 commences

Julen insists on a No 9

Cristiano debuts in Calcio

Today marks the start of Serie A, which spent 1.133m on signings

The Portuguese will be presented against Chievo

Modric sends a message to madridismo on the day that the Inter door closes

"We have to bounce back"

Rubiales can knock down Tebas' American plan

Barca come out with everything

Strongest XI against Alaves, a team who always grow at Camp Nou

Home advantage gives Girona no reward

Morales party at the Villamarin

Borja Iglesias up against Mohamed

Cazorla returns to football

Legend Navarro

La Liga of 10

Barca begin their title defence against Alaves

Messi debuts as captain and looks to become the first Cule with 10 titles

Modric stays, Werner and Rodrigo in Madrid's orbit

The Italian League starts with Cristiano Ronaldo

Rubi's side out to make their preseason count