Defending champions Spain take on Turkey in a Group D clash on Friday, hoping to take control of the group that also comprises of Croatia and the Czech Republic.
Rarely would a season with a League Championship and the Domestic Cup in the bag be treated as "not good enough" in comparison to you rivals. However, Real Madrid's UEFA Champions League triumph has overshadowed what was yet another super season by Barcelona.
Spain had their crown of World Champions taken away from them by Germany in the 2014 World Cup. Vicente Del Bosque's men will be looking to retain their crown of the European Champions in a competition that has seen no other winner in nearly a decade.
With only a point separating the top three in the La Liga, it is crunch time in Spain. The trio of Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid will hope they can hold on to their nerves.
FC Barcelona have sent scouts to monitor Liverpool attacking midfielder Cameron Brannagan, as per reports in the Catalan paper Sport.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has urged his team-mates to ignore the hysteria surrounding the return of their manager to his former club and focus on beating Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Europa League quarter-finals.
Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola is expected to rotate his side for Saturday's German Bundesliga clash against relegation strugglers Eintracht Frankfurt, with winger Arjen Robben ruled out of the tie with his third adductor injury this season.
Defending champions and current league leaders Bayern Munich take on relegation battlers Eintracht Frankfurt in the Allianz Arena hoping to hold on to their 5 goal lead at the top of the table.
Manchester City have beaten Liverpool in the race to sign goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen from Barcelona, having also trumped the Merseyside giants for Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, as per reports in the Telegraph.
Visionary, philosopher and a mathematician on the pitch, Johann Cruyff was probably the greatest footballer Europe produced, certainly the one with the biggest impact on modern football. Not only was he a balletic footballer on the pitch, Cruyff had a knack of moulding simple statements into outstanding poetic quotes. With the tragic news of him passing away coming through earlier today, we look at some of his wittiest quotes and unravel the meaning behind them.