Real Madrid have denied Thibaut Courtois has been affected by anxiety, yet he will not play against Granada this weekend.
With Marcelo, Nacho and Ferland Mendy sidelined by injuries, Real Madrid have no established left-backs for their clash with Granada.
Thibaut Courtois came off at half-time against Club Brugge, with Real Madrid issuing a rebuttal to reports about the goalkeeper's health.
Alphonse Areola replaced Thibaut Courtois after only 45 minutes of Real Madrid's Champions League game at home to Club Brugge.
After posing for a selfie with Kylian Mbappe following Paris Saint-Germain's rout of Real Madrid, Alphonse Areola issued an apology.
Kylian Mbappe is focused on recovery, not transfer speculation, says Alphonse Areola, who is unsure if Paul Pogba will sign for Real Madrid.
Real Madrid goalkeeper Alphonse Areola has pledged to make the most of his opportunity to impress while on loan from Paris Saint-Germain.
Paris Saint-Germain gave Mauro Icardi an escape route from Inter but elsewhere on deadline day, Serie A signings caught the eye.
Real Madrid's squad is "the best" according to Zinedine Zidane, but the coach has hinted late transfers are possible.
We round up the front and back pages across Europe, as Friday sees the transfer rumour mill crank into gear once again.