Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde maintains winning at in-form Real Sociedad will be just as important as getting the better of Real Madrid in El Clasico.
Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe will have his knee injury assessed ahead of Sunday’s Premier League visit of Manchester City.
Wolves are expected to revert back to the team which drew 2-2 with Brighton last weekend when they host Tottenham.
Crystal Palace remain without a handful of defenders for Monday’s derby date with Brighton.
St Mirren will be forced to put out another make-shift backline against Livingston on Saturday.
Hearts will be without the suspended Jake Mulraney for Daniel Stendel’s first match in charge.
Funso Ojo is ready to put his three-month injury nightmare behind him after being included in Derek McInnes’ Aberdeen squad for Saturday’s visit of Hamilton.
Ross County will still be without a quartet of midfielders as they prepare to welcome Kilmarnock to Dingwall on Saturday.
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There are six Challenge Cup games on Saturday, with Wasps’ encounter against Edinburgh at Ricoh Arena in Coventry the standout contest.
There are six Champions Cup matches taking place on Saturday with Saracens clash against Munster at Allianz Park the standout fixture.
Two fixtures take place on Sunday in Round Four of the Champions Cup, with Exeter and Clermont hosting Sale Sharks and Bath respectively.
Barnsley could be without full-back Ben Williams for Saturday’s Sky Bet Championship match at home to QPR.
Swansea midfielder Tom Carroll will sit out Saturday’s home clash with Middlesbrough following the first red card of his career.
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Exeter’s Rob Baxter insists that he and his senior coaches are excited about the future after it was confirmed they have agreed new deals.
Nottingham Forest could be boosted by the return of Yuri Ribeiro, Samba Sow and Carl Jenkinson as they host eighth-placed Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.
Wigan boss Paul Cook still faces a defensive headache as he returns to the dugout for the Championship clash with Huddersfield.
Derby are set to be without Krystian Bielik for the visit of Millwall in the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday.
Somerset will begin the 2020 County Championship season on minus 12 points.
Tomas Kalas will be unavailable for Bristol City’s Sky Bet Championship clash against Blackburn.
Bradford have announced the signing of prop Levy Nzoungou from French side Albi on a one-year deal.
World Cup winning coach Graham Henry has criticised New Zealand Rugby’s process for their recent All Blacks coaching appointment.
Despite making his return with Australia’s Sevens line-up, only Giteau Law changes will see a similar Wallabies comeback for Sean McMahon.
Leeds skipper Liam Cooper could return to the squad for Saturday’s Sky Bet Championship home clash with Cardiff.
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Charlie Adam could face his old club Stoke but Ryan Shawcross is set to miss out for the hosts.
Charlton boss Lee Bowyer will again face up to a depleted squad for Friday night’s Sky Bet Championship match with Hull.
Brentford boss Thomas Frank is hoping for a clean bill of health ahead of Saturday’s Sky Bet Championship match against west London rivals Fulham.
The Lilywhites could be set for a double defensive boost in time for the Luton clash.