Barcelona forward Neymar believes he deserves to be alongside teammates Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi on the FIFA Ballon d'Or shortlist.
FIFA have announced the three-man shortlist for the 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or, with current holder Cristiano Ronaldo joined by Barcelona duo Lionel Messi and Neymar.
Real Madrid closed the gap to table-topping Barcelona with a comfortable 2-0 win over Eibar, while Athletic Bilbao were too strong for Vallecano in Sunday night's La Liga action.
Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez has said he was pleased with Cristiano Ronaldo's performance in the 2-0 win over Eibar on Sunday even though the forward squandered numerous opportunities to score.
Atletico Madrid have been dealt a major blow after it was confirmed that midfielder Tiago Mendes suffered a broken leg during his side's 1-0 win over Espanyol on Saturday.
Real Madrid centre-back Raphael Varane is facing a three-week spell on the treatment table after suffering a thigh injury against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League.
Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone is happy with how his team gets under the skin of opponents, and wants more of the same against Espanyol on Saturday.
Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique is "in favour of improving" his squad in January as he looks to maintain their challenge domestically and in Europe.
Athletic Bilbao manager Ernesto Valverde was happy, although not completely satisfied, with his team's 3-2 win over Augsburg in the Europa League at WWK Arena on Thursday.
Sevilla manager Unai Emery admits their Champions League campaign has been a disappointment after losing 4-2 to Borussia MG at Borussia-Park on Wednesday.
Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez focused on the positive aspects of his team's 4-3 win over Shakhtar Donetsk at Lviv Arena on Wednesday.
Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto is set for another stint on the sidelines after spraining his ankle in the 6-1 win over Roma on Tuesday.
Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone was happy with the signs of improvement in their 1-0 win over Real Betis at Estadio Benito Villamarín on Sunday.
Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez has called for a united front after his side were consummately dispatched 4-0 by Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday night.
- Enrique calls for patience over Messi fitness
- Perez: Benitez has board backing
- Messi: It's good to be back
- Simeone: Atletico won't settle for a draw
- RvP dismisses Fenerbahce exit talk
- Sabatini: Roma duo staying put
- Messi: It's good to be back
- Ramos, Marcelo to miss Shakhtar clash
- Enrique hails 'historic' victory
- Messi is fit, but might not play
- Barca to make late call on Messi
- Rakitic: Barca can't afford Clasico mistakes
- Martinez will fight for Atleti stay
- Suarez: Madrid won't target Messi's knee
- Krychowiak 'was foaming at the mouth'
- Abdennour: Chelsea wanted me
- Neymar could be forced to leave Barca
- Fabregas: I wish I had played with Suarez
- Agent: Madrid keen on Lewandowski
- Tebas pining for Rooney and De Gea
- Messi back in training
- Morata: I needed to leave Madrid
- Fabregas talks Clasico
- Morata: No contact with Los Blancos
- Mascherano concern for Barcelona