Barcelona are reportedly set to engage in a mass January clearout, with Paco Alcacer, Arda Turan and Thomas Vermaelen on the axing list
On the back of two consecutive wins, Belgium coach Marc Wilmots is likely to field the same side that edged Sweden by a 1-0 scoreline. Despite being on yellow cards, the trio of Jan Vertonghen, Thomas Meunier and Axel Witsel is expected to be named in the playing eleven.
Manchester United have received a boost to their chances of landing Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, as reports from Spain suggest that the Frenchman might be on the move this summer.
FC Barcelona make the trip to Belarus to take on BATE Borisov in a must-win UEFA Champions League tie. The Blaugrana are boosted by the return of defender Thomas Vermaelen in the squad.
FC Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has declared that Luis Suarez and Thomas Vermaelen are fit to start against Rayo Vallecano at the Camp Nou on Saturday.
Gareth Bale silenced his critics by scoring twice as Rafael Benitez got his first win as Real Madrid coach with a 5-0 thrashing of Real Betis.
Barcelona have begun the proceedings in La Liga by winning all the three points against tough opponents Athletic Bilbao.
Belgium international Thomas Vermaelen has completed his £15m move from Arsenal FC to FC Barcelona after signing a five-year contract.
Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen is on the verge of completing a move to FC Barcelona
Arsenal FC manager Arsene Wenger has insisted that he would ideally want to sell Thomas Vermaelen to a foreign club.