Today's front-page headlines from Marca, AS and Mundo Deportivo.
"There is no other like Xabi," Ronaldo
Cristiano has lead the campaign this season and will do so in the New Year
"He is irreplaceable"
Relief in Madrid with the knowledge that Xabi will continue
A highly anticipated match
Chelsea and Liverpool: All eyes on Luis Suarez and Ivanovic
A Madrid in great shape welcome a Barcelona with many doubts
Navarro: "They are favourites, they have played incredibly"
Chacho: "It would be annoying to lose and more so against Barca"
"I deserve the Balon d'Or" Ronaldo
...just like last year and the year before. I believe that I deserve to win the Balon d'Or every year"
"I do not consider that I have carried Madrid on my shoulders"
Cristiano recieves the 'Globe Soccer' player of the year in Dubai
Madrid and Barca vying for the new Messi
Gabriel Nancufil (Argentinian boy of 8-years-old will come to Spain in January to trial with both clubs
Miguel Cardenal: "Football is helping other sports to win notoriety"
"Ferrari can be the best in the time trial"
Madrid and Barca to close out a magical year
Like a motor
"He is feeling very good" is the message from his doctor Pruna
Leo will arrive in Barcelona n the second and return against Getafe and will play against Atletico on the 11th
"I deserve the Balon d'Or every year" Ronaldo
Ronaldo continues to grow in confidence and his agent Mendes believes that if he played for Barca "he would score 120 goals"
To break the streak
Navarro: "We will play with respect and not fear"