Ceballos could make Real Madrid debut in El Clasico

Barcelona, which is in the Super Cup as the reigning Copa del Rey victor, will play its second match since the stunning departure of Neymar after Paris Saint-Germain paid a record 222 million euros ($262 million) to trigger the release clause in his contract.

The Neymar move is the main talking point, however, with Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo surprisingly forgotten in the buildup to 2017/18's first competitive El Clasico.

The Spanish La Liga season gets underway with a two-legged Super Cup clash between fierce rivals, Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Nou Camp this afternoon.

"I'm not anxious. There are not many players like Neymar".


"Their idea isn't going to change, I said that there was no-one else like Neymar, he's irreplaceable, but there's someone else that will do well for them".

That fearsome threesome has now been broken up, with Barcelona frantic in their search for his replacement as the transfer window ambles on to a close.

"I might not be here in a year's time and that's it. Madrid and I will never discuss [my future]".

"Barca without Neymar? The player that replaces him tomorrow won't be Neymar because he's very good, but whoever they are will do well". 'The best way is to look forwards, not backwards'.


Can Deulofeu step into Neymar's shoes? The other option, perhaps, is Paco Alcacer.

The 21-year-old star enjoyed a superb breakthrough season with the European champions last time out but is believed to be in a contract dispute with the Spanish giants.

The Spanish defender irked the Barca faithful when he posted on his social media accounts a post that suggested that the Brazilian was staying at Barcelona, only to see the very opposite happen last week.

"I don't feel tricked by Neymar".


REAL MADRID starlet Marco Asensio has requested "emergency talks" with the club following interest from Arsenal. "It was the final shot", said the center-back on Saturday. "It's an important title and I think that we are prepared".


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