Neymar is suspended for Barcelona while Gareth Bale could be set to be on the sidelines for Real Madrid as the Bernabeu plays hosts to the El Clasico on Sunday.
Luis Enrique and Zinedine Zidane have reacted following Barcelona's 1-1 draw with Real Madrid at the Camp Nou
Things have barely remained friendly between two of the fiercest rivalries in world football, Real Madrid and FC Barcelona and Saturday is about to write a fresh new chapter with a feisty managerial clash between Luis Enrique and Zinedine Zidane on the sidelines.
We take a look at the key stories regarding Barcelona today
We take a look at the breaking stories regarding Real Madrid over the course of the day
An exciting weekend of league action following the international break saw Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo receive plenty of attention on social media for their exploits. Elsewhere, Anthony Martial made history by scoring a landmark goal for Manchester United.
The latest El Clasico proved to be another reminder of why the fixture is so named. Even though Barcelona took the lead in the second half, Real Madrid triumphed 2-1 at Camp Nou.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored an 85th minute winner as 10 man Real Madrid came from behind in stunning fashion to end Barcelona's 39 match unbeaten run in all competitions.
Real Madrid will be without the services of Raphael Varane who has reportedly suffered a soleus calf muscle problem while travelling with French international team. Reports also reveal that Toni Kroos suffered an injury scare during a training session with no official word out on his injury.
While Barcelona do not have any serious injury concerns ahead of their clash against Real Madrid, defenders Jeremy Mathieu and Adriano are expected to be unavailable for the fixture.