Mike Ehrmann

La Liga 2013-2014 season preview: Will Barcelona and Real Madrid stay on top of Spain?

Villarreal are back, Valencia have held on to a lot of their talent and some of La Liga's underachievers are retooling. Can Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad hold their Champions League spots? Will Barcelona and Madrid stay on top?

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La Liga Previews: Barcelona

The arrival of Neymar and the departure of Tito Vilanova are the big stories surrounding Barca as they look to get back to the high standards they've set for themselves.

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La Liga Previews: Real Madrid

Jose Mourinho has left the Bernabéu after a tumultuous reign and the club has turned a page as they look to avoid a second straight season without a major trophy.

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La Liga Previews: Atletico Madrid

Overcoming the transfer of Radamel Falcao will be a challenge for Los Colchoneros, but when you're able to replace him with David Villa things you can still feel good about the possibilities for the new season.

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La Liga Previews: Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad surprised many with their fourth place finish last season. Even with a new coach in charge, La Real are set to be a force again with most of their young talent returning.

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La Liga Previews: The European chase

The Europa League chase in Spain should be very competitive this season, just as it was last year. Most of the teams in the mix are familiar but one side will be hoping to make a return to the top half of the table after a disappointing season.

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La Liga Previews: The mid-table

Every team opens the season with dreams and grandiose hopes of soaring to the heights on their domestic league. Sadly for this group of Spanish clubs, those dreams will probably not come true.

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La Liga previews: Relegation candidates

Newcomers Elche and Almeria will struggle to survive, so the battle for the final unwanted relegation spot could be a season-long storyline to follow.

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