Tebas: FIFA is like the mafia | Football Espana
"Football is in the hands of the bureaucrats and there needs to be a cultural revolution," Tebas said, Marca reports. There can’t be changes from the inside. Football’s future is at stake. If we have reached this point it’s because there has been too much of a lukewarm approach."
Ramos out of Spain Euro 2016 qualifiers squad - Goal.com
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has been ruled out of Spain's final Euro 2016 qualifiers, as the nation seeks to confirm a place at next year's finals with a single point. The Spanish Football Federation confirmed on its website that Nacho Fernandez had been summoned to replace Ramos, who reported for national team duty on Tuesday but was soon on his way home after consulting doctors.
Sergio Ramos questions Rafa Benitez derby tactics - ESPN FC
Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos is not "bothered" about Rafa Benitez's dissatisfaction after he gave away a penalty against Atletico Madrid and also questioned the Spaniard's defensive approach to the derby. Ramos felled Tiago Mendes in Real's 1-1 draw with Atletico on Sunday but Antoine Griezmann's subsequent spot kick was saved by goalkeeper Keylor Navas.
Ronaldo to stay at Real Madrid and not join PSG - Ancelotti - ESPN FC
Former Real Madrid and Paris Saint-German manager Carlo Ancelotti does not think that Cristiano Ronaldo will move to the French champions next season. Ronaldo, 30, has been repeatedly linked with a move to PSG but he remained at Real this summer to become the all-time leading scorer in La Liga and level Raul's club record of 323 goals for the club.
Fernando Torres hopes to prolong Atletico Madrid stay - ESPN FC
Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres says he is hopeful he can agree a deal to stay at the Estadio Vicente Calderon club beyond the end of the current season. Torres joined Atletico in January 2015 in a complicated deal that saw his former club Chelsea cancel his contract to allow him to make a permanent move to AC Milan before being loaned to the Spanish side on an 18-month loan deal.
Atletico chief says relationship with Florentino Perez good - ESPN FC
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo says his relationship with Florentino Perez is "magnificent," although he did not deny that the Real Madrid president walked out of Sunday's pre-derby dinner due to a row over TV money.
Krychowiak ‘nervous’ about Sevilla deal | Football Espana
Grzegorz Krychowiak is reportedly growing concerned about a delay in the offer of a new contract from Sevilla. Estadio Deportivo says there was a meeting between the midfielder’s representatives and sporting director Monchi more than two weeks ago, but movement since then has been limited.
Sevilla rule out Victor Valdes bid - Goal.com
Sevilla has ruled out making a move to sign Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes. The former Barcelona man has only featured twice in competitive action for Louis van Gaal's side, the last time in a 1-1 draw with Hull City on the final day of the Premier League last season.
Villarreal to offer De Paul Valencia exit? | Football Espana
Villarreal could offer Rodrigo De Paul a way out of Valencia after the midfielder fell from favour under Coach Nuno Santo. Super Deporte say that the Argentine, who it’s noted turned down Inter, Arsenal and Udinese to move to Mestalla in 2014, is not happy at having sat out the majority of Los Che matches so far this season.
Malaga malaise | Football Espana
The rumblings of discontent at Malaga continue to simmer beneath the surface despite a first victory of the season against Real Sociedad at the weekend. Los Blanquiazules had set an unwanted La Liga record by not scoring in their opening six fixtures, a beginning to the campaign that has left fans wondering if the club may be in freefall since owner Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al-Thani decided to withdraw his financial backing three years ago.