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La Liga News: 25 May 2015; Diego Alves Suffers ACL Tear, Real Betis Win Promotion to Primera División

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Madrid call press conference to confirm Ancelotti exit -
Real Madrid have called a press conference for 19:00CET on Monday, where president Florentino Perez is expected to announce the departure of coach Carlo Ancelotti. The Italian trainer led Los Blancos to victory in both the Champions League and the Copa del Rey last season, before overseeing a club-record 22-game winning streak during the first half of the current campaign that culminated in Club World Cup glory in December.

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti rules out Milan for surgery - ESPN FC
Speaking to Italian newspaper Il Giornale, Ancelotti admitted now is not the right time for him to deliver on his promise to return to Milan one day, saying instead that his back problem means he is not going to be sitting on any bench next season.

Amid speculation Carlo Ancelotti will join Milan, CEO Adriano Galliani confirms a trip to Madrid -
Milan CEO Adriano Galliani revealed he will go to Spain's capital on Monday but remained coy about links between his club and Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti. Speculation that Milan will offer Ancelotti a job intensified Sunday, after president Silvio Berlusconi told Napoli Tivu that the Serie A club would welcome the 55-year-old coach back to the San Siro, if Real "frees" him.

Alves suffers ACL tear | Football Espana
The 29-year-old was hauled off in the second half of Los Che’s 3-2 victory at Mediterraneo, which secured the side Champions League football next season, and it has since emerged that he tore the anterior cruciate ligaments and meniscus in his right knee.

Athletic extend two more deals | Football Espana
Etxeita, who returned to San Mames in 2013 after three years with Elche, has made 33 appearances at the heart of Ernesto Valverde’s defence this term and will now stay on until 2018, with a buyout clause of €40m. Herrerin, meanwhile, has signed on until 2017, with a release threshold of €35m, after another campaign of playing second fiddle to Gorka Iraizoz in goal.

Alberto Bueno passes medical with Porto - Inside Spanish Football
Bueno took La Liga by storm as one of the highest scoring Spaniards in La Liga this season and the 27-year-old’s contract with the Vallecan side expiring at the end of the season, Porto came calling to at yet another La Liga star to their ranks. In an interview following last Saturday’s La Liga finale, Bueno thanked the club and the fans for two memorable years and while he didn’t formally announce his move, stated that he would always have a special place in his heart for Rayo Vallecano.

Real Betis win promotion to Primera Division after Alcorcon victory | Sky Sports
Ruben Castro netted either side of the break to put Betis 2-0 ahead and Jorge Molina made sure of victory with a third goal in the 65th minute. The win means Betis are guaranteed a top-two finish in the Segunda Division and an automatic promotion place.

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