Athletic Bilbao striker Oscar de Marcos declared that he is fully recovered from injury and is available for their clash against Albacete.
Atletico defender Alvaro Dominquez is hoping the New Year will bring a change in fortune, as they work to be where they belong on the chart.
Johan Cruyff believes that Real Madrid are unfortunate to play in the same league as Barcelona - because they are good enough to win anywhere.
Espanyol manager Mauricio Pochettino admits 2011 was not as good as they would like, but believes it has been a fruitful year for the club.
Getafe defender Rafa Lopez is optimistic about the second half of their campaign and hopes to be fighting for more than just La Liga survival.
Granada chairman Quique Pina insists they are not after Benfica striker Javier Saviola, who is unlikely to get excited about joining the club.
Albacete are considering a EUR1.5 million bid, reportedly from West Ham, for goalkeeper Keylor Navas, who is currently out on loan at Levante.
It was reported that Atalanta are set to enter the race for the signature of Malaga attacker Tomer Hemed, who is also a target for Chievo.
Osasuna defender Jon Echaide claimed he is stronger psyhologically after recovering from a serious knee injury that kept him out for 4 months.
Racing announced that Juanjo Gonzalez along with Fede Castano and Pablo Pinillos will continue coaching the team until the end of the season.
Rayo Vallecano captain Jose Maria Movilla has thanked all interested parties, but insisted he has no intention of leaving his current club.
Real Betis striker Ruben Castro has underlined the importance of beating Sporting Gijon - a direct competition for his side in the league.
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is reportedly interested in defender Mehdi Benatia, but Udinese are determined to hang on to him in January.
Coach Joaquin Caparros believes it is vital that Mallorca do not lose any more players to injury if they are to improve on their performance.
Midfielder David Zurutuza has warned Real Sociedad of the danger posed by Mallorca, even though they are not going through the best of times.
Luis Milla and Michel are reportedly the favourites to take over at Zaragoza following the announcement that Javier Aguirre has been sacked.
It was reported that Sevilla are just hours away from completing the EUR4 million deal to bring back Jose Antonio Reyes from Atletico Madrid.
Sporting Gijon coach Manolo Preciado insisted that their situation is no worse than others and believes it can be made right with hard work.
Valencia manager Unai Emery insisted he does not want to sell any of his players, but acknowledged that he cannot rule out the possibility.
Villarreal coach Jose Francisco Molina is currently running the rule over Chinese player Feng Reilang, who will spend two weeks at the club.