La Liga’s top fantasy football picks for this weekend


This weekend sees another full lineup of La Liga action including the mighty El Clasico which takes place at the Bernabeu in Madrid on Saturday evening.

Real Madrid will be keen to put a halt to Barcelona’s march towards another La Liga title. A win for the home side would put them back within six points of Ernesto Valverde’s league leaders with 12 games remaining. Clearly, there’s still a lot to play for going into this gameweek.

Elsewhere, second-placed Atletico Madrid travel to play Real Sociedad while Sevilla are away to bottom-of-the-table Huesca.

Juventus sign Emre Can from Liverpool


Juventus’ pursuit of Emre Can, which has been going on basically since last Autumn, has finally come to an end as the midfielder has penned a four-year contract on Thursday, the club announced. There is reportedly a €50M release clause that works only for foreign teams and starts from the third season in there. The Bianconeri technically signed him on a free transfer since his deal with Liverpool had expired, but they stated they will incur in €16M additional costs, meaning the agents’ fee.

A product of Bayern Munich’s youth system, Can made a name for himself at Bayer Leverkusen, before transferring to the Reds in 2014. In his four seasons at Anfield, he collected 167 appearances and scored 14 times.

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