4-August-2015

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

Today belongs to Bale

Madrid against the Welshman’s exes without CR7 or Benzema

Benitez: “Gareth is a great player and I’m sure he will have a good season”

Possible debut for Marco Asensio for Los Blancos

Barca limp in defence

They concede on average two goals in pre-season

They are the second-worst team of the summer

Shanghai-Atletico

Bet on goals

Oliver, Griezmann and Torres, an attacking trio in a China friendly

Pim, pam, Pep [Pim, pam, pum is a Spanish expression meaning something is easily done]

The German Press is ready for the meteorology of Guardiola

The time of Bale

Cristiano and Benzema, unexpectedly out after three days’ rest

Marco Asensio and Borja Mayoral already at the disposal of Benitez

With Torres and Griezmann in attack

Simeone plays from the start with the pair that will delight in China

Guardiola set on edge with the German Press who criticises his work

Luis Enrique makes them firmer

He accused the team of defensive mistakes and a lack of bite

Blaugrana market

The Barca technical directors still have four cases on the agenda

Adriano

His agent arrives today to negotiate with Barca his desire to leave for Roma

Pedro

The cost of Di Maria will open doors for him to United

Gerson

Has an offer from Roma and Barca have to evaluate it

Mascherano

Juve want him but ‘the Little Boss’ will keep on being faithful to Barcelona

The trident will return for the Gamper

Messi, Neymar and Suarez will be at Camp Nou tomorrow

Adama ‘tours’ England with the permission of the club

CR7 ‘gets injured’ at Mendes’ wedding

Not playing today against Tottenham [6.15pm local time] with supposed lumbago and Karim Benzema doesn’t travel either