Valverde & Jemez in Spain running? | Football Espana
Ernesto Valverde and Paco Jemez have been put forward as early frontrunners to replace Vicente del Bosque as Spain Coach after Euro 2016. The former Real Madrid veteran recently revealed he had made a decision on his future with La Roja, and defender Mikel San Jose believes his country should look no further than the Athletic Bilbao boss.
Spain announce Belgium friendly | Football Espana
The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has announced that La Roja will face Belgium in a Brussels friendly on November 17. Vicente del Bosque's side recently booked their place at Euro 2016, courtesy of a 4-0 victory over Luxembourg last Friday, and will step up their preparations for the big kick-off in France next summer once Monday's final qualifier against Ukraine is out of the way.
Modric to miss Levante visit? | Football Espana
Luka Modric is reportedly Real Madrid's latest casualty after being tipped to miss Saturday's visit of Levante in La Liga with a thigh injury. The midfielder was substituted at half-time of Croatia's 3-0 victory over Bulgaria in Euro 2016 qualifying on Saturday as a precaution, but their team doctor has now confirmed a minor oedema in the player's right leg.
Real Madrid angered by Gareth Bale’s refusal to sit out Wales’ final qualification game | 101 Great Goals
Real Madrid are not happy with Gareth Bale, according to the Mirror.The paper claim that the Los Blancos chiefs have been irked by Bale’s decision to stay on with the Wales camp for tomorrow’s game, despite the fact that they’ve already qualified for Euro 2016.
Napoli renew Jese approach | Football Italia
Napoli are once again being linked with a January swoop for Real Madrid talent Jesé Rodriguez. The Partenopei have consistently shown an interest in the 22-year-old forward, even more so now they’ve moved to a 4-3-3 formation. According to Spanish papers, Coach Maurizio Sarri gave the go-ahead for the club to renew its offer in January.
Getafe 'close in' on signing Arsenal misfit | The Transfer Tavern
TuttoMercatoWeb state La Liga outfit Getafe are tracking Arsenal’s Colombian stopper David Ospina, who was widely criticised following a high-profile mistake in the Gunners’ Champions League defeat to Arsenal; which left them on the brink of an early European exit.
Darder apologises to Malaga fans | Football Espana
Sergi Darder has written a lengthy apology to Malaga fans regarding the controversial nature of his transfer to Lyon in August. Communicating via his personal Twitter account, the 21-year-old insisted he did not plan his departure to be aired in public as he levelled criticism at the Andalucians' owners for "using" him - to the extent that he could only contact them on social media.