A Staffordshire-based freelance football writer and editor of LaLigaUK. For football viewing, when Paul is not watching Spanish or his beloved Liverpool, he can be found trawling the channels searching for further leagues offerings in pursuit of extending his knowledge. A lover of sport, comedy and films, he has attended press conferences with the likes of Mourinho, Ferguson and Bielsa, contributing to various La Liga websites, LFC's The Anfield Wrap and Well Red magazine, along with different clubs match-day programmes. He once got on a plane without a ticket following a Champions League Final and met the Brazilian Ronaldo on his 21st birthday in Leicester.

La Liga Betting: Villarreal can hold Barcelona to a damaging draw

The transfer ban placed on Barcelona has been temporarily lifted, so the Catalans are free to bring in players this summer while their appeal is heard. "We are still subject to legal proceedings that have been opened with the sanction," said Barcelona vice-president Carles Villarrubi, "But...