Real Madrid must attack Las Palmas Benitez seeks fans lift - ESPN FC
Rafa Benitez knew when he took over at Real Madrid that his reputation as a defensive manager would precede him. It is a topic to which the coach has been subjected in more or less every news conference he has held.
Real Madrid will not rush back injured stars, says Rafael Benitez | Sky Sports
James Rodriguez, Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Sergio Ramos are all close to full fitness but will not be risked against Las Palmas on Saturday. Goalkeeper Keylor Navas will also miss the match with injury but Benitez told a news conference he was confident his squad was deep enough to allow him to do without his injured regulars for one more match.
Martin Odegaard wants loan move from Real Madrid, says Guillem Balague | Football News | Sky Sports
Odegaard, 16, has made just one appearance for the Real Madrid senior side since his high-profile move from Stromsgodset. He was linked in the Spanish press with a loan move to Getafe in the summer, but has instead made eight appearances for Real Madrid Castilla this term.
Deportivo La Coruna hold Atletico Madrid to draw in La LIga - ESPN FC
With fellow pacesetters Real Madrid and Barcelona not playing until Saturday, Atletico were on course to move one point clear at the summit following Tiago's first-half strike. But Lucas took advantage of some poor defending from Jose Maria Gimenez to net the equaliser in the 76th minute and deny the visitors, who remain third, a fourth consecutive win.
Nuno confirms Negredo exile | Football Espana
Nuno Santo has confirmed Alvaro Negredo’s exile from the Valencia squad and hinted that the striker has played his last game for the club. The former Manchester City man was expected to be recalled for Saturday’s derby against Levante following an injury to Rodrigo Moreno, but he remains out of the squad and his Coach refused to rule out a January sale at a Press conference ahead of the match.
David Moyes changing minds as Real Sociedad begin to recover - ESPN FC
"Congratulations," he said politely. "Thank you," Moyes replied. And with that, Alcaraz was gone for good. It was Sunday lunchtime, Real Sociedad had just beaten Levante 4-0 and the outcome was all but inevitable. Levante's board met soon after and agreed to sack their manager. They tried to call him but his phone was turned off, so they sent him an email instead.