Ernesto Valverde was keen not to fuel Barcelona's links with Frenkie de Jong and Carlos Vela and also discussed Malcom's Camp Nou future.
Levante's appeal against Barcelona fielding Chumi in the Copa del Rey was rejected by the RFEF and Ernesto Valverde has defended his club.
Real Madrid moved above Sevilla in the LaLiga table thanks to late goals from midfield duo Casemiro and Luka Modric on Saturday.
Jurgen Klopp was asked about reports linking Philippe Coutinho with a Liverpool comeback but the German was not interested.
Goalkeeper Keylor Navas has become the latest victim of Real Madrid's injury issues.
Holders Barcelona have been handed a tough Copa del Rey last-eight draw, with last season's beaten finalists Sevilla their next opponents.
Failing in the Copa del Rey will allow Atletico Madrid to better prepare for other challenges, according to head coach Diego Simeone.
Barcelona will play in the Copa del Rey's last eight after the RFEF rejected Levante's claims the Catalans used an ineligible player.
The second LaLiga derby of the season between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid will be played on February 9 at 16.15 local time.
Karim Benzema is struggling with a broken finger, but Santiago Solari says it will not keep him out of Saturday's clash with Sevilla.