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2019/2020 Season

1 Barcelona 13 4 3 43
2 Real Madrid 12 7 1 43
3 Atletico 9 8 3 35
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Why my club could sign: RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner

With the January transfer window open, several top players are being linked with moves this month or for next summer. We're profiling some of the best, including a breakdown of the player's strengths and weaknesses, the latest reporting on his transfer status and a round-up of interested teams, with the likelihood of a move and where the best fit might be.

Next up, a striker from Germany who has every top club in Europe chasing his signature ...


Age: 23
Position: Striker

Kroos 9/10, Nacho 8/10 as Madrid beat Valladolid to go top

Gab Marcotti outlines how Zinedine Zidane's side are managing to perform despite the absence of key players.
Mikel Arteta admits he hasn't spoken much to Dani Ceballos amid reports he's set to leave Arsenal.
Ale Moreno says Gabriel Martinelli needs to show more maturation before making a jump from Arsenal.

A header from Nacho gave Real Madrid a battling 1-0 win at Real Valladolid to go three points clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga.

A mostly uneventful first half saw Casemiro have a goal ruled out by VAR when the Brazilian midfielder was adjudged to have been narrowly offside on a Toni Kroos' free kick.

Nacho opened the scoring in the second period with a header from another pinpoint Kroos delivery, before Valladolid striker Sergi Guardiola had a late equaliser ruled out for offsides.



LIVE Transfer Talk: Spurs want Bale, Dortmund's Alcacer and Gotze

It's go time as the January transfer window is open. Find out when it closes across Europe, view the latest transfers as they happen and keep up to date with the newest gossip below.

TOP STORY: Spurs want Bale return, Dortmund duo 

Could Gareth Bale be returning to Spurs this week? According to the Daily Express, the North London side are interested in luring him back from Real Madrid in need of a creative spark. 

But that's only the start of Jose Mourinho's transfer ambitions....

Barcelona, Real Madrid learn Copa del Rey round of 16 opponents

Sid Lowe explains why the Copa del Rey format has provided extremely entertaining football matches.
Antoine Griezmann nets two second-half goals to lift Barcelona over UD Ibiza 2-1. Watch Copa del Rey on ESPN+.
Shaka Hislop says a healthy Lionel Messi is the only bright spot for Barcelona vs. Valencia.
Sid Lowe says Barca manager Quique Setien's shift in approach will be truly tested against Valencia.

Real Madrid will face second-division club Zaragoza in the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey, and Barcelona will take on struggling first-division team Leganes (stream all matches live on ESPN+).

Friday's draw also setup a match between defending champion Valencia and third-division club Cultural Leonesa, who eliminated Atletico Madrid on Thursday.

The round of 16 will still be played in single-elimination games for the first time this year, while only the semifinals will be decided with a home-and-away...