26-Aug-16

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

He’s the king

Cristiano, best player in Europe

The Portuguese megastar picked up more votes than Bale, second, and Griezmann, third

“I want to retire at Madrid ... as a 41-year-old”

Eight great games!

Tough group draws for Barca and Atletico

Dortmund and Sporting, challenges for Madrid

Ancelotti and Pep threaten our boys

Sevilla, against Juventus and Lyon

Borussia Dortmund-Real Madrid

First game September 27, second December 7

Barcelona-Man City

First game October 15, second November 3

Atletico-Bayern Munich

First game September 28, second December 6

Juventus-Sevilla

First game September 14, second November 27

Lopetegui names his first Roja squad today

De Gea remains as starting goalkeeper

Cillessen becomes Blaugrana ... and paves the way for Ter Stegen

Claudio Bravo leaves in a transfer to City

Betis-Deportivo (19:45 BST)

Lucas Perez, with one foot in Arsenal

Espanyol-Malaga (21:00)

Cristiano

Wins the treble

Champions League, European Championship and UEFA Best Player

[CL] reactions

Butragueno [Real Madrid]

“It’s a challenge for us to try to win the Champions League again”

Mestre [Barcelona]

“A difficult group and Guardiola’s return to Camp Nou is no incentive”

Clemente [Atletico]

“A demanding group, with a tough trip to Russia against Rostov”

Monchi

“The aim is to qualify knowing that Juve are favourites”

Florin will replace Lucas, who is going to Arsenal

Poyet calls for patience: “It’s not the World Cup final”

Diop-Fuego, double pivot for Espanyol

Quique opts for more control against Malaga

Alcacer: a transfer with social significance

His sale to Barcelona for €30m, on the verge of completion

‘Intimate enemies’

Barca will face Guardiola’s City in the Champions League group stage

Bravo signed for the Citizens yesterday and discovered shortly after that he would be returning to Camp Nou as an opponent

Celtic and Borussia Monchengladbach complete a tough group for Barca

Luck for Madrid in the draw, difficulty for Atletico and Sevilla can dream

Barca’s offer for Alcacer: €30+2m

Cillessen fulfils his “dream” and becomes a Cule

Golden renewal for Cristiano

Fiorentino will pay his star €20m net per season plus advertising revenues

Los Pericos debut at home without any big changes

Lopetegui names his first squad today, which includes Casillas