Spanish papers: Karim Benzema stuns Athletic Club as Barcelona edge closer to Ferran Torres deal

A look at the latest Spanish football front pages from Marca, Diario AS and Mundo Deportivo – in English!

  • Benzema extends Real Madrid's lead at San Mames despite having XI players out.
  • The Pichichi leader sets the way with two goals.
  • A resistant effort against a good Athletic to raise their lead in La Liga.
  • Bitter birthday. Atletico Madrid fall against Granada in their fourth straight defeat in La Liga.
  • Ferran Torres a step closer to Barca as City accept a deal.
'The league of Benzema'
  • Two goals from the Frenchman with a fantastic first half and a game that highlights Real Madrid as champions.
  • San Mames recognises the performance of Benzema with an ovation.
  • Athletic fought until the end for a draw.
  • Atletico Madrid complain over disallowed Felix goal.
  • Ferran will sign for Barcelona if Tebas allows it. Barcelona agree a 55m + 10m deal but they need to reduce salary.
'Ferran Torres closed'
  • Barca and City admit that there is a total deal for the 21-year-old.
  • Only the signature is lacking for the Valenciano with a deal worth 55m plus variables.
  • Dembélé and his agent negotiate the renewal.
  • Benzema brace in three minutes as the Frenchman decides the game in San Mames.
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