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La Liga News: 18 November 2015: Tebas Admits He Is Real Madrid Fan, Navas Doubtful For Clasico

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La Liga president Javier Tebas has chosen the week before El Clasico to reveal that he is a lifelong Real Madrid fan. "Imagine if I said that I loved all teams, and then it came out that I supported Madrid since I was a boy, went to 27 Clasicos in the past, that I celebrated Madrid wins with friends in a bar. I prefer to call it as it is."La Liga president would welcome Rooney, De Gea | FourFourTwo

La Liga president Javier Tebas says he would be delighted if Manchester United duo David de Gea and Wayne Rooney decided to move to the Spanish top flight, labelling the latter a "Premier League icon". Former Atletico Madrid goalkeeper De Gea saw a move back to the Spanish capital with Real Madrid break down in the closing stages of the most recent transfer window, while England captain Rooney has spent the last 11 years at Old Trafford.

The anti-violence commission will meet on Thursday at 18.30h to study the security options for Real Madrid-Barcelona, which kicks off on Saturday at 18.30 in the Spanish capital. Last week’s attacks in Paris, which included one near the Stade de France, where the French national team where playing Germany, mean maximum precautions will be taken for the Clasico.

La Liga, the organising body for the top tier of Spanish club soccer, has agreed partnerships with BeIN Media Group and PPTV to create international supporter experiences around this weekend's game between Real Madrid and Barcelona. Branded fan zones will be created in the Chinese city of Shanghai, the American city of Miami and at the Spanish military base in Lebanon, with big screens installed for supporters to watch El Clásico from Madrid's Santiago Bernabéu on Saturday. Former La Liga stars will be present at each site, with Gaizka Mendieta travelling to Miami, Christian Karembeu to Shanghai, and Ismael Urzaiz to Lebanon.

Moyes, 52, who was sacked by United in April 2014, was replaced by former Celta Vigo and Barcelona B coach Eusebio Sacristan with the team in similar dire straits to when the Scot took over a year ago. In his first public comments since he was dismissed, Moyes said he regretted not being able to see out his contract, which ran until the end of the season.

Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas remains a doubt for Saturday's La Liga Clasico at home to Barcelona. Navas has been Madrid's most impressive player so far this season, conceding just three times in his first 13 appearances of the campaign across La Liga and the Champions League.

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