Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique applauded Philippe Coutinho as he trained with Barcelona for the first time.
Barcelona distanced themselves from reports that they had reach a deal with Antoine Griezmann and boss Ernesto Valverde avoided controversy.
Real Madrid are languishing 19 points behind Barcelona in LaLiga but Zinedine Zidane will not walk away or seek a transfer quick fix.
Reports claim Barcelona have struck a deal with Antoine Griezmann for a transfer later this year, but the club strenuously denies this.
Jesus Vallejo picked up a hamstring injury in Real Madrid's Copa del Rey win at Leganes and will continue to be assessed.
Predrag Mijatovic talked up Neymar amid speculation linking the PSG forward with LaLiga giants Real Madrid.
Diego Simeone has responded to suggestions Atletico Madrid lost their way mentally in their Copa del Rey defeat to Sevilla.
Reported Real Madrid and Barcelona target Ferran Torres has agreed to a new contract at Valencia that has increased his buyout clause.
Barcelona have reached an agreement with Sergi Roberto regarding a new four-and-a-half-year contract.