Bilbao coach Marcelo Bielsa is concerned about the pitch condition for the Espanyol match after two of his players were injured in training.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Fran Merida is delighted to be back from his loan spells at Braga, where he was not getting regular opportunities.
Eric Abidal finally put pen to paper on his new contract with Barcelona and insisted there was never any real chance of him leaving the club.
Espanyol coach Mauricio Pochettino is not concerned about playing Athletic Bilbao in the cold weather as it will affect both teams equally.
Getafe defender Miguel Torres believes it is more complicated to beat Real Madrid now because they are playing a very difficult counter game.
Granada are hoping to register their second consecutive victory when they take on Malaga, who are keen to avoid their seventh away defeat.
Levante are determined to register their first victory in six games when they take on Racing, who are keen to avoid their fifth away defeat.
Malaga striker Ruud Van Nistelrooy has suffered muscle problem during training and is now a doubt for their clash against Granada on Sunday.
Defender Sergio Fernandez insists that Osasuna have no intention of helping Sporting ressurect their campaign when they clash at El Molinon.
Racing are hoping to register their third win in five games when they take on Levante, who have suffered only two home defeats this season.
Rayo Vallecano are determined to avoid their third consecutive defeat when they take on Zaragoza, who are looking for their third home win.
Real Betis are hoping to avoid their second consecutive defeat when they take on Real Mallorca, whe are looking for their fourth home victory.
Chelsea coach Andre Villas-Boas has sent out a warning to all top Premier League managers that their jobs are under threat from Jose Mourinho.
Mallorca are hoping to register their second win in five games when they take on Real Betis, who are keen to avoid their eighth away defeat.
Real Sociedad are hoping to pick up points for the second consecutive game when they take on Barcelona, who have yet to taste defeat at home.
Real Zaragoza are hoping to pick up points for the third time in five games when they take on Rayo, who are looking for their fourth away win.
Sevilla are hoping to register their first win in seven games when they face Villarreal, who are desperate to avoid their eighth away defeat.
Sporting Gijon are determined to avoid their third consecutive defeat when they take on Osasuna, who are looking for their second away win.
Torino president Urbano Cairo has revealed that the club turned down offers from Valencia for the January transfer of defender Angelo Ogbonna.
Villarreal are hoping to pick up points for the fourth time in five games when they take on Sevilla, who are looking for their sixth home win.