Sport Lionel Messi of Barcelona looks on after the la Liga match between Levante UD and FC Barcelona at Ciutat de Valencia ended 1-1

The top two teams both missed a chance to break clear

Barcelona celebrate Adriano's goal

La Liga review: Adriano scores wonder-strike as Barcelona sneak 1-0 win over Malaga

Two wins out of two for the champions

Chelsea want to buy midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia from Sevilla

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He does however claim that bid that meets his release clause will be considered an 'attack on the club'

Luis Suarez takes part in an open training session
<b>In second place... </b><br/><br/>
<b>LIVERPOOL</b><br/>
<b>Away kit</b><br/>
Liverpool's away kit has been among the most heavily criticised ahead of the start of the season. Some have described it as akin to a Christmas jumper - which will perhaps be apt during the festive fixture pile-up - but for the rest of the season it'll just look daft.
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<b>Reaction on Twitter...</b><br/><br/>
@ThisBipolarBear2h<br/>
The Liverpool away kit seems to be based on a Space Invaders clone from the mid 80s.
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@MD_Gooner
I don't blame Suarez for wanting to leave Liverpool... Who would want to be seen wearing their new away kit?

Poll results: Liverpool away kit is NOT the worst strip of the new season

But which club does come out on top in our poll?

Jose Mourinho said he is calm about signing Rooney

Transfer news: Reaction of Manchester United fans could dictate future of Chelsea target Wayne Rooney

Striker could make his judgement on his reception in United's next two pre-season friendlies next week

Brendan Rodgers looks on as his side drew 0-0 with rivals Everton

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Rodgers will not waste transfer budget on unnecessary buys but says if the right quality becomes available he still has the money to sign them

Manchester City new signings (L-R) Alvaro Negredo, Stevan Jovetic and Jesus Navas

New Manchester City winger Jesus Navas reveals he turned down chance to move to Arsenal

The Spain international could have moved to the Emirates three years ago

Alvaro Negredo

Alvaro Negredo signs for Manchester City - but what do we know about the Spanish striker?

Last season the 27-year-old was the fourth highest scorer in La Liga

Sevilla president Jose Maria del Nido recently claimed that the club turned down a £13.9 million bid from a top European side for Negredo

Transfer news: Manchester City announce signing of striker Alvaro Negredo

27-year-old joins from Sevilla and will join up immediately with the rest of the squad on their pre-season tour

Jose Campana has joined Crystal Palace on a four-year-deal

Transfer news: Crystal Palace secure signing of Spanish starlet Jose Campana from Sevilla

Midfielder is Spain Under-20's captain and he will move to Selhurst Park on a four-year-deal for an undisclosed fee

Alvaro Negredo

Transfer news: Alvara Negredo 'happy to go to a big team' with switch to Manchester City set be confirmed

The striker scored 25 goals in La Liga last season

Maicon

Transfer news: Manchester City defender Maicon completes move to Roma

The 31-year-old only lasted a season at the Etihad

Alvaro Negredo

Transfer news: Alvaro Negredo on verge of completing move to Manchester City

The Sevilla striker is close to completing a £19.8m deal

Sevilla president Jose Maria del Nido recently claimed that the club turned down a £13.9 million bid from a top European side for Negredo

Transfer talk: Sevilla coach Unai Emery puts Manchester City on red alert after he admits Alvaro Negredo sale could be 'best for everyone'

City boss Manuel Pellegrini is a known fan of the striker, and he could make a move following Emery's admission that Sevilla could do with the money from any transfer

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