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La Liga News: 21 May 2015; Paco Jemez To Sign Contract Extension, Nicolas Otamendi Close to Manchester United

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Carlo Ancelotti to return to AC Milan - Inside Spanish Football
According to Italian sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport, Ancelotti will be replaced by Rafa Benitez, who will inform Napoli of his decision on Thursday, while Silvio Berlusconi will look to Ancelotti once again to repair his once-great club and bring them back to the heights of European competition. Berlusconi recently secured funding from Asia and will use the cash injection to rebuild AC Milan with Ancelotti at the head of the operation.

Bale’s agent wants Madrid answers | Football Espana
Gareth Bale’s agent, Jonathan Barnett, met Real Madrid President Florentino Perez on Wednesday to ascertain whether his client still has a future at the club. Barnett, accompanied by his son and David Mannesah, a representative of the Stellar Group, were in the Spanish capital to find out what Los Blancos’ intentions are regards next season after the player was criticised by fans during the 2014-15 campaign.

Koke slams Casillas’ treatment | Football Espana
"We all know Iker and I wouldn’t like to be in his shoes after what has happened with Real Madrid and the national team," maintained Koke, who was speaking at the second edition of a football campus in Extremadura that carries his name.

Cruyff slates "unacceptable" Madrid | Football Espana
"It’s ridiculous that they have only won La Liga once in the last seven years," remarked the former Barca player and Coach in an interview with De Telegraaf."Losing the title race once is not a problem but doing so for so many seasons is completely unacceptable.

Report: Atletico Madrid interested in Liverpool-linked Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke - HITC Sport
Atletico Madrid are interested in signing Christian Benteke from Aston Villa in the summer transfer window, according to It has been claimed by the Italian website that the Belgium international striker is on the wish-list of the Spanish club.

Nicolas Otamendi to Manchester United: Club 'agree to sign' £36m-rated centre-back - Transfers - Football - The Independent
With Mats Hummels apparently no longer interested in moving to England, Manchester United have revived their interest in Valencia centre-back Nicolas Otamendi. The 27-year-old, valued at around £36million, has even agreed a preliminary contract according to a report in Argentinian newspaper Ole. They claim that with a deal in place already, the defender will move to Old Trafford after Argentina finish in the Copa America.

Paco Jémez to pen two-year contract extension with Rayo Vallecano - Inside Spanish Football
According to AS, Rayo Vallecano and Paco Jemez had reached an agreement over a contract extension, but Jemez’s insistence that there be a clause that would allow him to be free of his contractual obligation should the club be relegated was holding up the official announcement.

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