first_imgFinally, it would certainly be wise and much more efficient for the CNTB to start the campaign as soon as possible, no later than September 01, to start selling and promoting the autumn now, and for the campaign to last intensively for at least a month. While others dealt with us, we boasted of tourist numbers, we managed to fend off all the media attacks and the tourist season so far has been better than anyone could have expected. This is far from a successful season (we need to know that it was not pre-season, that costs were much higher and that accommodation prices were never lower) but unfortunately the current epidemiological situation is not in our favor, which led us to a situation where we were put on red lists in Italy, Slovenia, the United Kingdom and partly in Germany. There is no conspiracy theory here, we blame ourselves for the bad epidemiological results, whichever way you turn it. The launch of the “Vacation Week Worthy” campaign is also planned for the autumn, of course if the epidemiological situation is stable, which is certainly great news. Basically, get involved and join the promotion in the same wave. Again, together all always stronger, both in foreign and domestic market. To participate in the “Vacation Week Worthy” campaign, you must first register, and when registering, you must enter your contact information as well as basic information about the business entity you are applying for. Also, you must put your tourist offer in a certain category, from accommodation, food and drink, active vacation, rural tourism onwards… “Everything you need for a unique trip: top accommodation, top quality food and drinks, tastings, attractions, gifts and a unique ISTRIA.”, point out in the announcement of the prize game. The award is given by six famous Istrian families who run top companies and guarantee an unforgettable trip and a real gastronomic experience. ROXANICH Wine & Heritage Hotel Motovun is giving away: SUPERIOR STAY EXPERIENCE,Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil donated by: EXCLUSIVE TASTING OF GRAND,AurA Distillery presents: Experience DISTILERY,Frankovic wines donated by: Franković tour and tasting,San Rocco – Boutique Hotel presents: ISTRIA GASTRO SANJANJE,Karlić Truffles presents: A unique experience of hunting truffles In this article I will not analyze whether we reacted well or badly, where we made a mistake and where we scored, there will be time for analysis, but now the most important thing is to look for an answer to the question how and what next?  That is why I sent an inquiry to the Croatian National Tourist Board, whether a promotional campaign towards the domestic market is planned, and what is the “Vacation Week Worth” project that was canceled due to the coronavirus epidemic. As they point out in the CNTB, the promotion of the project starts in the fall, it would be good for the tourism sector to be included in it. It costs us nothing, except a few minutes of time to fill in the data, and it is a free promotion. Especially continental destinations. Just remember the crowds in Plitvice Lakes National Park and Krka National Park, regardless of whether it was the moment of opening or leaving the quarantine. “The Croatian National Tourist Board will certainly include the domestic market in its promotional activities throughout September, especially the post-season, where we will emphasize nautical, health and continental tourism in terms of communication, from which we have achieved this extremely demanding and never more difficult tourist year 83 percent of last year’s result, while only in the previous part of August from the domestic market we are achieving a growth of tourist traffic, measured by arrivals, of a large 19 percent ” stand out from the CNTB. An excellent example this year is the cooperation and synergy of partners in Istria through the project Wonders of Istria. center_img All tourist economic entities can join the action: hotel houses, private renters, restaurants, nature parks and national parks, museums, galleries, adrenaline tourism, activities, etc.. Be sure to look to unite in the destination, synergy is key and create an interesting tourist product and motive for coming, not that each is for itself again. Also, you do not have to give a discount on accommodation, but you can on some other services. Mostly you have room to play with the offer, and it’s definitely a lot better when there are more of you in the whole story. Apart from the fact that accommodation is not a motive for coming, when there are more of you, then complete the story. As you can see, the key word is rounded content and synergy. Smart all clear. On this occasion, I would like to highlight the island of Pag with my new great outdoor story. “Pag Outdoor Summer Weekend”, Zagreb County with the project”Holidays are never closee, Međimurje with the project “Međimurje gives more”As well as Karlovac, which published a new beer story this week”For a beer in Karlovac”. One of the options is certainly to take the domestic market more seriously. Let me remind you that in Istria, domestic tourists saved the pre-season, and with a smaller number of arrivals than usual, generated better tourist spending. Many hoteliers and restaurants were pleasantly surprised this year by the domestic consumption, and as they say, they did not regret addressing the domestic guest. A domestic guest is more than a good guest – one hotel manager told me. Of course it is difficult to generalize and nothing is black or white, but as I spent 60 days this summer along the Adriatic coast, from Istria to the Makarska Riviera, in conversation with many tourism workers I can say with certainty: A domestic guest is a good guest. “Through the fall, we plan to activate the campaign” A week worth of vacation “which aims to encourage domestic consumption in the off-season, and the use of tourist services in the country at reduced prices. The mentioned campaign is ready, however, at this moment we can say that it will be realized if the epidemiological situation in the country allows it, ie if the epidemiological picture in the country is stable. The health and safety of all our citizens and tourism workers is a priority for all of us “, conclude from the CNTB. PS 2 I also had a rapid drop in traffic, a failed conference and various projects this year, it took me back at least three years and I don’t know how I will survive until the spring of 2021, and I didn’t have a season. I don’t whine, I fight and push forward and I still write 5 news stories every day. Also, I personally think that the Ministry of Tourism and Sports should launch the Cro card project in the off-season, since the project is almost ready for activation, regardless of the current situation. Although the story of Cro cards was unfortunately activated at a bad time, due to the crown of the crisis, I personally think that this is a good project, if it is included in a broader platform for the promotion of domestic tourism. In any case, it takes at least three years for the project to come to life, ie to prove successful or not on the market, any positive campaign for our tourism in the off-season, and especially for continental tourism is very welcome. Soon a little more discussion about Cro cards, let’s return to the project “A week of rest worthwhile”. The situation is as it is, but that certainly does not mean that the tourist season is over. No, not at all. Adjust, change focus and move on. This season is simply extraordinary, in which there is no long-term planning, but the situation is changing day by day, and so must we. From the beginning of the epidemic, it was known that when the borders are opened, a media and political “war” begins because every country will want to keep its citizens within its borders, in order to start its economy. Logically and naturally. Read all the conditions of participation in the project HERE PS No, this is not a promo article of the CNTB. Open your eyes and fight. Or don’t, but then don’t whine. This year is literally a fight for every guest. The struggle that continues, there is no surrender. That’s the least we can do, try to do everything in our power and be proactive.last_img read more

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first_imgSouth Korea’s government said on Wednesday it will increase restrictions on people traveling from overseas to prevent new coronavirus infections, and announced new stimulus measures for exporters hit by the outbreak.South Korea will temporarily suspend visa waivers for citizens of countries that have imposed travel bans on South Koreans, Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun said.The change will affect travelers from at least 88 countries, including Australia, Canada, Russia, and France, among others. “While maintaining the foundation of our openness, we will strengthen travel restrictions under the principles of reciprocity,” he said.South Korea, which has been praised for its fast and effective response to the pandemic, has recorded a total of 10,384 coronavirus cases as of midnight Tuesday, with 200 deaths.Chung also said the government would impose restrictions on foreigners travelling to South Korea for “non-essential visits,” but did not elaborate.South Korean President Moon Jae-in said the government would make an additional 36 trillion won ($29.5 billion) worth of cheap loans available for exporters hit by the coronavirus. Topics :center_img Speaking at a policy meeting with economic chiefs, Moon said businesses and domestic demand devastated by the coronavirus pandemic deserve additional support which the government plans to provide through policy banks, tax benefits and other measures.Loan guarantees will be extended for exporters, while debt will be rolled over for small businesses. Fresh measures worth 17.7 trillion won will be rolled out to boost consumption and support domestic demand, he added, without giving details.Wednesday’s announcement adds to planned economic rescue package of 100 trillion won ($80 billion) in late March designed to help companies and put a floor under crashing stocks and bond markets.On Thursday the state-run Korea Health Industry Development Institute will host an online presentation for about 400 health officials and medical experts from 13 countries, including the United States, Mexico, Italy, the foreign ministry said.The presentation will outline South Korea’s coronavirus containment measures, which have won praise after the country reduced its rate of daily cases from more than 900 in late February to around 50 per day this week.”We’ve been getting requests from many countries for us to share our know-how on the coronavirus response,” a foreign ministry official told Reuters.last_img read more

first_imgMartin Keown claims Arsenal transfer target Gabriel Magalhaes is ‘the future’ of Mikel Arteta’s side Comment Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 29 Aug 2020 4:32 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.8kShares Advertisement Gabriel Magalhaes is expected to be confirmed as Arsenal’s latest signing next week (Picture: Getty)Arsenal are hopeful of confirming Gabriel’s arrival early next week with the player due to take a medical imminently and Keown believes his old club have pulled off a genuine coup. ‘I sincerely hope so (he signs) he’s really strong, quick, left-footed player,’ he told BT Sport. ‘I saw him play against Chelsea for Lille last season I went out to watch him.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘Magnificent player, I think he’s the future. He sees danger and he’s a leader. He’s strong, powerful, I sincerely hope this transfer does go through and he becomes an Arsenal player.‘That will really secure them at the back whether it’s going to be a four or a three I think this lad can play in either system.’MORE: Lucas Torreira’s agent tells Mikel Arteta to make decision on Arsenal star’s futureMORE: Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pays emotional tribute to Black Panther star Chadwick BosemanFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Martin Keown hopes Arsenal can complete the signing of Gabriel Magalhaes (Picture: Getty)Martin Keown has urged Arsenal to complete the signing of Gabriel Magalhaes, a player he feels can be ‘the future’ of his new club. The Gunners appear to have beaten off stiff competition from the likes of Napoli and Manchester United to sign the commanding Brazilian centre-half.Lille have accepted bids from both Arsenal and their Serie A counterparts but left the final decision up to the player who is reported to have selected the Premier League as his next destination. Arteta oversaw a significant improvement in Arsenal’s performances and results to the end of last season, culminating in a shock FA Cup final win over Chelsea, having beaten Manchester City in the previous round. AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTStrengthening his defence, however, remains a priority for Arteta, despite the return of William Saliba from his loan spell at Saint-Etienne and new deals for the likes of Pablo Mari, as well as David Luiz. Advertisementlast_img read more

first_imgVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:22Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:22 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenDream home: Woolloongabba’s Queenslander home01:22Original Queenslander charm? Tick. A pool infused with magnesium salts? Tick. Sauna and 800-bottle wine cellar? Tick and Tick.This Woolloongabba stunner more than delivers.‘Launceston’ is a circa 1880 Queenslander original that blends traditional features and modern living with ease.Grand, inside and out. Picture: realestate.com.au/buyThis delightful double-storey, four-bedroom home would be ideal for a large family seeking comfortable contemporary living, while enjoying quintessential classic features.Beautiful ceiling roses, fret work, pressed tin, breeze ways and ornate windows infuse the home with plenty of character.The wonderful family home is full of superb original features. Picture: realestate.com.au/buySituated on a north-facing block with two-street access and fantastic city views, this property also boasts a large multipurpose ground-floor space, which is an ideal blank canvas for further home extensions.Entertaining and dining made easy. Picture: realestate.com.au/buyA spacious and well-equipped modern kitchen offers a large stone island bench, quality appliances and plentiful cupboard space. Handily, the kitchen flows effortlessly to outside, making al fresco dining and entertaining a breeze.Likewise in the elegant seperate dining room and sizeable ground floor family room, which flows onto the patio and outdoor recreational areas.Dine in style. Picture: realestate.com.au/buyMore from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus17 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market17 hours agoUpstairs, the master bedroom is large and light-filled, with a walk-in wardrobe and private en-suite. There are three more bedrooms and a good-sized bathroom complete with freestanding bath, so having guests to stay definitely won’t be a problem.The pool is over 2.5m deep and boasting a motorised pool cover for rainy days. Picture: realestate.com.auAdditional features include glass louvres, LED lighting throughout, ceiling fans, zoned ducted air conditioning, 6kW solar panels with 5kW inverter and Crimsafe security screens.Surely the pièce de résistance? Picture: realestate.com.auWide verandas and peaceful lush gardens are part and parcel of this lovely historic home, which benefits from being only 3km from Brisbane’s CBD and minutes to Southbank Parklands and cultural precinct.Currently open for inspection. The auction is set for Saturday 22 September at 11am.last_img read more

first_img“Projects like this require understanding, vision and a can do attitude,” Mr Newitt said.“We really enjoy the challenge of applying our structural expertise and involve our structural steel fabrication business to create something unique. 12 Grandview Tce, Tallai. 12 Grandview Tce, Tallai. MORE: How’s the serenity? Coast ‘Castle’ hits the market 12 Grandview Tce, Tallai.As the managing director of Steel Construct Australia, Mr Newitt wanted the house to showcase their structural steel capabilities.“The site was originally very steep and heavily vegetated,” he said.“The application of good design opens up the possibilities on problematic sites.”They struggled to find a builder willing to take on the job so, given previous experience with “challenging” sites, decided they would do it themselves.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa14 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoMORE: Family buys $2 million house for Uber 12 Grandview Tce, Tallai. 12 Grandview Tce, Tallai. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:50Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:50 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenDifferences between building in new or established estates01:50 12 Grandview Tce, Tallai.“The team on this site were brilliant – local architect PZA played an integral role and maintained a high level aesthetic complimentary to the surrounding environment and the primary structure.”The most complicated part of the house is also the one that stands out most.The 15m cantilevered wing has floor-to-ceiling windows framing the sprawling views.“The tie down construction was extensive to lock the cantilevered wing down to the earth,” Mr Newitt said.“This included 9m-deep rock anchors set below the primary footing. We also drilled and blasted three rock sockets that support the cantilevered building laterally.” 12 Grandview Tce, Tallai. 12 Grandview Tce, Tallai.IT’S not unusual to find a home surrounded by dense bushland but seeing one in the tree canopy is a different story.This striking Tallai house has been designed to look as though its perched in the treetops from the inside.Appropriately named the ‘Tree House’, it’s a rare find on the Gold Coast.Owners Simon and Janine Newitt designed and built the four-bedroom house.It was challenging given the 0.44ha block’s topography but also a labour of love. 12 Grandview Tce, Tallai. Mr Newitt and his wife have been living with their three children in the house for almost two years.“The home simply provides a space to enjoy the environment around us,” Mr Newitt said.“We were intent on engaging the external elements with the internals and providing an open plan living area to suit a family of five.”They are looking forward to taking on a new challenge after finding another Tallai block to build on.last_img read more

first_imgAn entertainer’s paradise.The man cave includes a built-in bar with stone benchtops, a wood-fire stove, bathroom, guest room and century-old pool table that can be potentially included in the sale. Mr Lynch said the man cave made him the envy of his mates. “I’d say the man cave is about 120sq m and the full size pool table easily fits in it,” he said. This house at 35-37 Peel Rd, Ningi is for sale for $998,700 through Leigh Roberts of Trevor Hicks Realty on Buderim.“We did a big renovation in 2013/2014 and put in a large entertaining area for teenage kids,” he said. Have a great night in with your very own man cave in the Moreton Bay region.THIS six-bedroom Ningi property comes with the ultimate man cave plus a huge shed and resort style swimming pool. Owner Glen Lynch said the house at 35-37 Peel Rd, Ningi was built to be a family home and was expanded as the family grew. Off-grid escapes for doomsday preppers The reconditioned antique pool table that could come with the house. “I bought the pool table second hand and when I had it (reconditioned) I was told it was 110 years old. It plays like new though.” Mr Lynch said the outdoor area has seen plenty of use for everything from family barbecues to milestone birthdays. The property also comes with a huge shed with four roller doors, three phase power and enough height to put in a hoist. More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019One of the four bathrooms.The master suite includes a big walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite with corner bath. The three remaining bedrooms have built-in wardrobes and there is a playroom and family bathroom. Outside, a huge veranda with an impressive outdoor kitchen overlooks the inground pool and connects to the man cave. MORE REAL ESTATE STORIES The house sits on a landscaped, fenced 3000sq m block and has 630sq m of internal space. Built on a grand scale, there is a double lockup garage at the front of the home and an open-plan kitchen, dining and living space. To one side of the living space there is a lounge room, bathroom and guest room. There is room for nine cars on this property.There are also two garden sheds, solar power and a water tank. Queensland’s tightest rental markets revealed FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOKlast_img read more

first_img Tweet EducationLocalNewsSecondary PSS wins Secondary School Math Power Contest by: – May 23, 2011 Share Share Sharecenter_img Sharing is caring! 98 Views   no discussions The Portsmouth Secondary School has emerged winners of the Secondary School Math Power Contest.Five schools made it to the final round of the competition which was held here today.There was a tie for second position between Orion Academy and the St Mary’s Academy but following a tie-breaker, St Mary’s Academy took that spot while Orion came in third.The event was sponsored by the National Bank of Dominica and took place at the Arawak House of Culture. Dominica Vibes Newslast_img read more

first_img Loading… ‘He’s reported some feeling in his hamstring yesterday after training,’ Lampard told Sky Sports before Chelsea’s clash with Burnley. Read Also:Inter Milan, Chelsea plot move for Napoli striker ‘We have him overnight to see how it was, it wasn’t good enough this morning so not good enough to play. ‘Though these things always give an opportunity you don’t want them because we’re missing good players. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has revealed that N’Golo Kante missed Blues clash with Burnley due to a hamstring injury. The France international was expected to start in Chelsea’s Premier League fixture against Sean Dyche’s at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. N’Golo Kante is out of Chelsea’s clash with Burnley But the World Cup winner failed to make the bench after alerting Lampard to a hamstring problem after training on Friday. Ross Barkley plays alongside Jorginho and Mason Mount in Chelsea’s midfield against Burnley, while Lampard admits he did not want to risk Kante for the match. The start of Kante’s season was disrupted due to an ankle problem, while the 28-year-old also missed five games due to a groin injury in October.Advertisement Promoted ContentMeet The World’s Most Striking Animals HereWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?What Are The Most Delicious Foods Out There?The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Best Car Manufacturers In The World10 Hyper-Realistic 3D Street Art By OdeithA Guy Turns Gray Walls And Simple Bricks Into Works Of ArtA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic BombsBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeNo Good Disney Role Models For Boys?2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Yearlast_img read more

first_img Promoted Content10 Phones That Can Easily Fit In The Smallest PocketWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?7 Truly Incredible Facts About Black Holes12 Marvel Superheroes Before The Fame9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic BombsThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year7 Worst Things To Do To Your PhoneThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The WorldInsane 3D Spraying Skills Turn In Incredible Street Art The Galicians climbed out of the relegation places last Saturday with a home win over Sevilla. But Celta’s victory was their only win in six games while Real, on a run of five straight wins, are the hottest team in league. For Hazard, and for Real, Celta are not the target, nor are mid-table Levante who they face next Saturday. Loading… Lionel Messi ran the show for Barcelona away to BetisThe other team in what is turning into a traditional Spanish two-horse race are looking less comfortable.Barcelona were top as recently January 25. Now they trail Real by three points.They also face a traditional also-ran at home this weekend. But Getafe are the surprise of the Spanish season and have won four straight matches to climb to third and can cut the gap to second to four points with a first league victory away to Barcelona.“Everything is possible,” said Getafe defender Allan Nyom.Last week, against Real Betis, Lionel Messi assisted all three goals, setting up midfielders Frenkie de Jong and Sergio Busquets and defender Clement Lenglet.“When he doesn’t score he gives assists,” said Nyom.Of the players Barcelona have bought to provide creativity and goals alongside Messi, only Antoine Griezmann, who started on Sunday is available. Philippe Coutinho is on loan to Bayern Munich, Luis Suarez is recovering from a knee injury and the club confirmed this week that Ousmane Dembele is out for the season.Lenglet will be missing too. Seven minutes after scoring his second league goal of the season he was sent off. He also picked up a red when Barcelona won at Getafe in a bad-tempered match in September.– Champions League awaits –While Barcelona and Real have another week to prepare for their return to the Champions League, Atletico Madrid host Liverpool next Tuesday and Valencia play Atalanta in Milan on Wednesday.Conveniently they were scheduled to meet this weekend in Valencia and La Liga has brought the game forward to Friday. Their Champions League opponents are both playing league matches on Saturday.If they want to return to the competition next year, Friday’s meeting could prove crucial. Atletico are clinging onto the fourth Champions League place only on goal difference from Sevilla while Valencia are just two points back in seventh.Ones to watch: Willian Jose and Loren MoronLoren Moron could be slapping the Barcelona badge soon The date ringed on their calendars will be February 26 when they face Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie. After a difficult autumn, Zinedine Zidane has his team purring and the endless questions over Bale’s role are a sideshow he can ignore. Reaf Also: Guardiola fears sack if Real Madrid tie goes wrongBarcelona are making noises about asking for an exemption to buy a striker because of their injury problems.Real Sociedad’s Willian Jose, a 28-year-old Brazilian who has gone from journeyman to must-have striker in the last month, and Moron, a 26-year-old who has only established himself in the Betis team in the last 18 months, are reportedly top of the list.They can improve their value by adding to their modest eight league goals each this season on Sunday. Willian’s Real Sociedad make the short trip to Eibar and Betis visit Leganes.Key stats14: Lionel Messi is the top scorer in La Liga11: Lionel Messi is the top assist provider in La Liga75: Yellow cards Getafe have accumulated, most in La Liga. They collected four against Barcelona in September, but Barcelona edged them with four yellows and a redFixtures (GMT)FridayValencia v Atletico Madrid (2000)SaturdayMallorca v Alaves (1200), Barcelona v Getafe (1500), Villarreal v Levante (1730), Granada v Real Valladolid (2000)SundaySevilla v Espanyol (1100), Leganes v Real Betis (1300), Eibar v Real Sociedad (1500), Athletic Bilbao v Osasuna (1730), Real Madrid v Celta Vigo (2000)FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Real Madrid could welcome back their priciest Galactico this weekend at home against Celta Vigo, while Barcelona must adjust to life without yet another of the most expensive members of their squad as they entertain Getafe. Eden Hazard cost Real 100 million euros ($108.4 million) last summer, eclipsing the initial fee paid for Gareth Bale. Eden Hazard was introduced to Real Madrid fans in July but has yet hit his stride at the club So far, Real have not got much for the money they paid Chelsea. The Belgian started the season with a hamstring problem, then broke a bone in his foot against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League in late November. He has not played since. He is expected to be on the bench against Celta.Advertisementlast_img read more