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

For the last 16

Bale to have ankle surgery on Tuesday, Real Madrid's target is to have him ready for the next round of the Champions League

He'll miss at least 2-3 months and 13 matches

Real Madrid dominates league rankings

15th December - Kroos hastens to return to fitness for Club World Cup on 15 December

Messi prolongs the suspense - won't talk about his future in public

Griezmann - goals, assists and work 

The retirement of Gerrard, a 'Red' legend

'The next Messi or Ronaldo will be in the Premier League' - Pochetinno

16 million - Torres offers to pay Getafe's debt with works of art

Athletic 3-2 Sassuolo - Basques progress despite conceding in first minute

Three months without Bale

Out for 19 games including El Clasico and the Club World Cup

Surgery in London on 29 November at the British Royal Family's hospital

Atletico member asks for UEFA refund for Milan final - alledges that giving validity to Ramos' goal branches consumer rights

Tebas: We must end the reputation of violence

Athletic 3-2 Sassuolo - Basques qualify for knockout

Celta 1-1 Standard Liege - Celta need one more win

Zurich 1-1 Villarreal - Villarreal sorry and in a mess

Lete is the new Secretary of State for Sport

Pichichi of Europe

The player has the maximum number of goals in both the Champions League and in the league

Rank: Messi (17), Cavani (16), Aubameyang (15), Modeste (12), Aguero (11)

Messi: Barca is the best team in the world and does not depend on one player

Messi: We should not lose in Anoeta, we should be winning

Bale, out injured for three months - to be operated on Tuesday, missing El Clasico, Club World Cup and 2-3 months of other games

Europa League - Athletic qualify, it's complicated for Celta and Villarreal