It boasts the European champions at club and international level, the world`s two best players and the highest UEFA coefficient rating of any league in Europe, but La Liga is rushing to up its act when it comes to selling television rights.
Louis van Gaal will need to get all his tactical experience in shape as Manchester United step in a crucial journey ahead with a tough set of fixtures in the Premier League showdown. After the team's exit in the FA Cup quarters against rivals Arsenal at Old Trafford on Monday, United's only solace lie in a top four finish in the EPL.
Combining predatory instincts with a street fighter`s approach to duelling with defenders, Diego Costa has emerged as the unapologetically snarling face of Jose Mourinho`s hugely successful Chelsea overhaul.
Colombian striker Radamel Falcao will find a top class side if Manchester United do not take up the option to sign him after a disappointing loan spell the vice-president of his French club Monaco told the BBC on Saturday.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has sparked a frenzied reaction by Colombians for his treatment of beloved native son Radamel Falcao, earning the Dutch coach the nickname "Van Maal" (Mr Evil).