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La Liga News: 27 October 2015; Athletic Bilbao Hammer Sporting Gijon, Valencia's Rodrigo Out Three Months

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Real Madrid make new attempt to sign Arsenal superstar |
Real Madrid have contacted Arsenal once again in their attempt to sign star attacker Alexis Sanchez, according to reports from the Metro. Sanchez was heavily linked with a move to the Santiago Bernabeu recently after a string of incredible performances, scoring eight goals in just five games for club and country.

Navas renewal ‘before 2016’ | Football Espana
Real Madrid will close the renewal of Keylor Navas’ contract before the end of the year and the deal will recognise the goalkeeper’s new status. Marca notes rumours Madrid were going to offer new terms to Navas after his move to Manchester United broke down on the final day of the transfer window, as part of David De Gea’s return to Spain.

Real Madrid could sign Jamie Vardy, says Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri -
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy could join Real Madrid or other another of Europe's biggest clubs if his valuation is met, manager Claudio Ranieri has admitted. Vardy has scored 10 goals in as many matches to lead the Premier League goalscoring charts and help the high-flying Foxes sit just three points away from league-leaders Manchester City.

Casemiro emergence a credit to the player and Rafa Benitez - ESPN FC
At the end of January 2013, Real Madrid announced the arrival of an unexpected loanee: a Brazilian defensive midfielder named Carlos Henrique Casemiro Then a skinny 21-year-old, the Brazilian had been languishing on Sao Paulo's bench, where his progress stalled as his coach, Ney Franco, preferred more experienced midfielders.

Real Madrid rely on Navas Suarez and Neymar spark Barcelona - ESPN FC
Real Madrid won 3-1 at Celta Vigo on Saturday afternoon thanks to goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Danilo and Marcelo, a superb result at Balaidos where Barcelona were hammered 4-1 late last month. However, that was not the full story. Celta started slowly but after going behind they kept attacking and making chance after chance. The home side had 11 shots to Madrid's four in the first half, and 17 to 14 over the 90 minutes.

Orellana risks Madrid ire? | Football Espana
Canal+ aired coverage of the forward making the controversial remark in the wake of his Celta Vigo teammate Gustavo Cabral’s red card for dissenting in the referee’s direction during Sunday’s match, which ended 3-1 to Los Blancos. "It seems like we should believe the speculation," he is seen as repeatedly telling the broadcaster’s cameras.

Rodrigo out until 2016 | Football Espana
Valencia will be without Rodrigo Moreno until at least the New Year after it was confirmed the forward has partially torn his posterior cruciate ligament. AS notes that Rodrigo isn’t expected to need surgery to fix the damage and could be back within two-and-a-half months, although a longer absence of three months is also speculated.

Krychowiak renewal ‘closer’ | Football Espana
Grzegorz Krychowiak is getting closer to agreeing a contract renewal with Sevilla after Los Rojiblancos lowered his proposed release clause. Estadio Deportivo reports the parties are nearing a deal after Sevilla dropped their insistence that a new contract contains a €45m release clause.

Aritz Aduriz closes on century as Athletic Bilbao ease to victory - ESPN FC
Aritz Aduriz made it 99 goals for Athletic Bilbao in a comfortable 3-0 Primera Division victory over Sporting Gijon. Athletic had won only twice in the league all season but, with summer signing Raul Garcia influential, they brushed aside poor Sporting visitors to climb five places in the table to 12th.

Garcia Plaza tops Levante list | Football Espana
Luis Garcia Plaza is top of Levante’s list to replace Lucas Alcaraz, who was sacked on Sunday night, but it may be a complicated appointment. AS reports Garcia Plaza, who trained Levante between 2008 and 2011, is the preferred candidate of President Quico Catalan, but Garcia is under contract to Baniyas in the UAE.

Copa del Rey matches to be shown on YouTube - SportsPro Media
More than 50 matches from Spain’s top knockout soccer competition will be shown live via the video streaming site’s new pay-per-view service in 17 countries. The countries covered by the deal include United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Macedonia, Argentina and Greece, among others.