Barcelona could face a defensive crisis following the international break after Ronald Araujo and Jules Kounde both suffered injuries.
Manchester United defender Raphael Varane had kind words for Ousmane Dembele and Aurelien Tchouameni ahead of France's Nations League games.
Many believe Lionel Messi is the greatest footballer of all time, but Dani Alves still considers Pele holds greater importance.
Manchester City have four former Borussia Dortmund players in their squad, and Pep Guardiola is happy to call on them for advice.
Real Madrid's results and performances over the past week have epitomised their never-say-die attitude, with Rodrygo leading the way.
Only needing a draw, Mexico secured automatic qualification to the 2022 World Cup with a 2-0 win over El Salvador on Wednesday.
Frenkie de Jong and Memphis Depay returned from Netherlands duty carrying injuries ahead of Barcelona's return to LaLiga action.