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La Liga News: 8 May 2015; Uncertainty Surrounds La Liga, Sevilla Take Commanding Lead Against Fiorentina

Sevilla's rock 'n roll drowns out Fiorentina -
The club song, the ticker tape, the lure of a second straight final and, potentially, a fourth UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League triumph – this was a game, an occasion, that looked destined to go only one way even before kick-off. Sevilla FC and this competition bring the best out of each other.

Sevilla's surprise star: Aleix Vidal emulates Lionel Messi and Carlos Tevez -
He had not even played top flight Spanish football this time two years ago, but playing in an unfamiliar role Vidal fired his side to the brink of a European final. In a week that produced predictable heroes for Juventus and Barcelona in the form of Carlos Tevez, Lionel Messi and Neymar in the Champions League, Sevilla found a rather less likely champion Thursday evening in the form of Aleix Vidal.

Tebas issues La Liga ultimatum | Football Espana
"I’m embarrassed by the attitude of the other bench legs. They’re being ridiculous," he told Cadena SER. "I’m ready to sit with the RFEF President [Angel Maria Villar] as many times as it’s necessary. For me, it’s not [necessary]. "There’s no need to change even as much as an iota [of the Royal Decree]. We’ll never negotiate a Royal Decree with the AFE.

Liga players will support RFEF strike -
Barcelona trio Xavi, Andres Iniesta and Gerard Pique, and Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas were among the Liga players present for the briefing. AFE president Luis Rubiales said: "We have decided to call this strike not to go all out on the offensive but in defence of our rights which we believe have been infringed.

La Liga to end this week? | Football Espana
However, a report in Friday’s Marca claims the matter is set to go beyond football and become a legal matter, with sources from La Liga admitting to the newspaper: "We don’t know what will happen." Spanish labour law states that the days affected by strikes are not recovered, thus implying this weekend will be the last in the top tier and that the table will be decided without Weeks 37 and 38 being disputed.

Gareth Bale 'should rebel' against Ronaldo, says Guillem Balague | Football News | Sky Sports
Bale's future at the Bernabeu, accelerated after a poor performance in Tuesday's Champions League defeat to Juventus, has come under scrutiny. Spanish expert Balague believes the Welshman can still succeed in Madrid but reckons the current dynamic between the Welshman and fellow superstar Ronaldo is proving a hindrance to the former Tottenham player.

Gareth Bale must step up for Real Madrid against Juventus - ESPN FC
The 25-year-old is at somewhat of a crossroads in his Real Madrid career, with the knives out after a series of below-par performances. It is now up to the Welsh international to decide for himself where his future lies -- as a future Madrid star or another talented individual who did not disgrace himself at the Santiago Bernabeu but did not go down in the Galactico history books, either.

Anderlecht prodigy Tielemans agrees terms | FourFourTwo
Youri Tielemans has ended speculation over his future by signing a new five-year contract with Anderlecht. The 18-year-old Belgium youth international was heavily linked with Spanish champions Atletico Madrid, having become a key player for the club since making his debut at the age of 16.

Athletic Bilbao's Iker Muniain undergoes knee surgery -
Athletic Bilbao's Iker Muniain could be out for as many as eight months after having surgery on the ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. The attacker sustained the injury in Athletic's 2-0 La Liga defeat to Sevilla last month, with an MRI scan revealing the severity of the problem.

Paco Jemez to sign two-year extension with Rayo despite Newcastle interest - HITC Sport
According to AS, Rayo Vallecano manager Paco Jemez will choose to stay at the club for two more years despite speculation of a move to Newcastle. The Magpies, following last weekend's 3-0 defeat at Leicester City, have now lost eight games in a row under interim boss John Carver, and are now just two points clear of the relegation zone.

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