Lucas Hernandez has been strongly linked with Bayern Munich, and Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone will back whatever decision he makes.
After having to share top spot with Atletico Madrid for a short spell, Barcelona struck out on their own once again by beating Celta Vigo.
Atletico Madrid moved back above Sevilla in LaLiga at least until Sunday, as Antoine Griezmann's penalty defeated Espanyol.
An emphatic penalty against Espanyol for Atletico Madrid gave Antoine Griezmann his 200th career goal on Saturday.
The Benito Villamarin was full of the spirit of giving on Saturday, as Real Betis supporters donated stuffed animals to charity.
Karim Benzema is Real Madrid's leading scorer in all competitions this season.
Angel Luis Heras Aguado, who has served on the Real Madrid board of directors since 2000, passed away on Friday.
A place in the Camp Nou dugout is not a burning desire for Andres Iniesta but he wants to coach and give back to Barcelona when he retires.
Adrien Rabiot intends to run down his Paris Saint-Germain contract but Ernesto Valverde would not confirm Barcelona's interest.
Jeison Murillo's arrival on loan from Valencia boosts Barcelona's defensive options but Ernesto Valverde does not expect further signings.