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La Liga News: 20 May 2015; Karim Benzema Detained by Police, Villarreal Chase Daniele Baselli

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Ancelotti needs to be backed not burned by Real Madrid - ESPN FC
The fact that Carlo Ancelotti will watch on from the stands on Saturday, perhaps with cigarette in-hand, while others call the shots in Real Madrid's final match of the season is both apt and ironic as the Italian's two-year stint in the Spanish capital comes to a probable close.

Who is Real Madrid's Player of the Season? -
Early success in the UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup, along with a magnificent 22-match winning streak, seemingly had the Bernabeu side set up for a record-breaking campaign. But a decline in 2015 ultimately saw the side lose out to Barcelona in the race for La Liga and beaten by Juventus in the Champions League semifinal.

Spanish police detain Benzema | Football Espana
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been detained by police for a third time in the Spanish capital for driving without permission. According to Sport, the Frenchman was spotted driving a white Rolls Royce along the T-4 highway from Madrid airport last Tuesday morning when he was stopped by police.

Ronaldo's position, Carlo Ancelotti's tactics - what went wrong for Real Madrid? Terry Gibson analyses their disappointing season | Football News | Sky Sports
Barcelona became champions of La Liga with a game to spare after their victory over Atletico Madrid on Tuesday night, meaning Real will finish the season without a major trophy. There has been plenty of speculation surrounding Ancelotti’s future, with reports suggesting the Italian is likely to leave the Bernabeu – something Gibson told La Liga Weekly he fully expects.

Martin Ødegaard in line for his Real Madrid’s first team debut v Getafe on Saturday [AS] | 101GreatGoals
According to Spanish website AS, Martin Ødegaard could be ready to set a new Real Madrid record this Saturday in the final La Liga match of the season.FC Barcelona have secured the title ahead of Los Blancos, which has meant that Real’s final game of the season against Getafe is largely meaningless.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho denies contact with Real Madrid over potential return | Football News | Sky Sports
"The idea is that Real now look for another coach - that is what normally happens when Real Madrid do not win," Balague told Revista de La Liga. "Real have spoken to Julen Lopetegui at Porto, to Jurgen Klopp, to Rafa Benitez and Jose Mourinho. They have already spoken to those four to see if they would be interested in coaching Real Madrid. They have spoken to Jose Mourinho - he said no to them, of course."

Derby County target Real Madrid No 2 | Football Espana
Derby County are reportedly targeting Paul Clement, Carlo Ancelotti’s assistant at Real Madrid, to become their Coach for next season. According to AS, the English Championship club have made a proposal to the 43-year-old [pictured, far left] as insurance should current boss Steve McClaren decide to depart the iPro Stadium, after being strongly linked with the Newcastle United job.

Villarreal chase Atalanta midfielder | Football Espana
Villarreal have entered the race for the signature of Atalanta’s highly-rated midfielder Daniele Baselli. Both Milan and Sassuolo are keeping tabs on the 23-year-old but, according to Gazzetta dello Sport, the Yellow Submarine are now showing an interest in bringing him to El Madrigal and are ready to outbid their rivals.

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