Real Madrid coach Manuel Pellegrini says he has not yet heard whether he will remain at the club next season.
Real Mallorca and Osasuna both have work to do to get through the fifth round of the Copa del Rey after losing the first legs of their ties to lower-league opposition on Thursday.
Ruud van Nistelrooy is confident that he can recapture his best form for Real Madrid after finally shaking off his fitness problems.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta has revealed that Inter Milan made an audacious attempt to buy Argentina striker Lionel Messi during the summer.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has appealed for calm in the wake of Tuesday night's "humiliating" 4-0 Copa del Rey defeat to Segunda Division B side Alcorcon, insisting that new coach Manuel Pellegrini and his side need time to gel.
Real Madrid's embarrassing exit from the Copa del Rey at the hands of Segunda B's Real Union has left under pressure manager Bernd Schuster searching for answers.