Pep Guardiola insists he would rather win the Spanish title than the Champions League.
Barcelona remain on course to retain both crowns they won last season, but Guardiola admits seeing off the challenge of Real Madrid in La Liga, remains his top priority this year.
“The main target this season is not to win the Champions League, but to retain the Liga title,” he said.
“I never discount anything but it is clear that if we do not do well in domestic competition, we will not achieve much in Europe.
“The Liga is our main objective because I have demanded the maximum from my players in every match.
“If we are not able to maintain these levels throughout the season things will get complicated.”