Luka Modric said of Real Madrid amid their slump in form: "We always come back stronger."
Sergi Roberto will miss five weeks for Barcelona with a hamstring strain, while Andre Gomes has been sidelined by a thigh problem.
Dani Alves will go down as one of the best right-backs ever, and Liverpool, Chelsea and Real Madrid all missed out on signing him.
Karim Benzema has not played for France for over two years but is hopeful of returning in time for the 2018 World Cup.
Luis Suarez will overcome his struggles for Barcelona, according to coach Ernesto Valverde.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino believes Zinedine Zidane could deliver success to a Premier League club.
After scoring nine goals in 10 LaLiga games for Valencia this season, Marcelino believes Simone Zaza deserves an Italy recall.
Leon Goretzka is likely to have clubs lining up for him should he leave Schalke, and Marc-Andre ter Stegen thinks he is set for the top.
Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos may not like the idea of losing to Barcelona, but he does not want to see the Catalans leave LaLiga.
Sergio Ramos insists his relationship with Spain team-mate Gerard Pique is better than ever before.