In today's news, the agent of Jeremy Toulalan reveals that while his client is trying to leave Malaga, Barcelona are not interested in securing his talents, which is a shame really. Elsewhere, Valdes talks about holding the #1 spot at the club, and about Neymar, while Real Madrid have been busy, beating LA Galaxy 5-1 (should have been included yesterday), telling Nuri Sahin he can leave, and by meeting up with UFC fighter Fabricio Werdum. No surprise to hear Pepe was involved in some way...
The Spanish champion scored early and often to open its four-game U.S. tour, outclassing the Los Angeles Galaxy 5-1 in an exhibition game that drew 30,317 to Home Depot Center, a stadium record for soccer. Angel Di Maria fed Gonzalo Higuain's opener after just 85 seconds and made it 2-0 nine minutes later for Real Madrid, which added goals through Jose Maria Callejon in the 36th minute, Alvaro Morata four minutes into the second half and Alex Fernandez near the finish.
Vila, 23, had been due to sign a season-long loan deal, with Valencia having the option to make transfer permanent. However, Los Che discovered a pelvic injury during medical tests and have called the deal off despite Milan waiving the loan fee.
Malaga's Venezuelan striker Salomon Rondon has not joined rest of the squad on a pre-season tour to Italy because he is negotiating his exit, the La Liga club said on Saturday. "The player remained in the capital of the Costa del Sol because he is immersed in negotiations after an offer was received in the offices of the Rosaleda stadium," Malaga said in a statement on their website