Rafael Benitez arrives in Spanish capital amid Real Madrid speculation | Sky Sports
Rafael Benitez has arrived in Madrid, less than 24 hours after overseeing his final game in charge of Napoli. Benitez is expected to be named the new Real Madrid coach this week. "I am enthusiastic and happy," Benitez said to the Spanish press upon his arrival in the capital. "Although there are things that still need to be discussed," he added.
Rafael Benitez will make changes at Real Madrid, says Terry Gibson | Sky Sports
"Ancelotti had a great spirit amongst the players he picked on a regular basis, they enjoyed playing for him as a coach and person. I don’t think Rafa will be texting Cristiano Ronaldo on a regular basis, asking what he thinks and what he wants. But the lines are so fine between success and failure and I am looking forward to seeing how Rafa tries to get the best out of the team."
Rafael Benitez: Ups and downs of favourite for Real Madrid job | Sky Sports
Rafa Benitez is favourite become the next Real Madrid manager - 20 years after he left his role as the club’s B team boss. In that time, the Spaniard has won 12 trophies, including two La Liga titles with Valencia, and the Champions League with Liverpool. However, it hasn’t always been plain sailing for the 55-year-old. Here we chart the ups and downs of his managerial career since he left the Bernabeu as a young coach in 1995…
Madrid ‘want Aguero this summer’ | Football Espana
Rafa Benitez is set to replace the Italian and could be given Aguero as part of his team, four years after Madrid were denied in their pursuit of the Argentine. Aguero wanted to move to Santiago Bernabeu but Atletico wouldn’t sell to their city rivals, with Aguero later suggesting he was left with no option but to accept City’s offer.
Clubs queueing up for Casillas | Football Espana
Marca reports Turkish giants Besiktas and Fenerbahce are among the suitors for the goalkeeper, who is also attracting attention from the Premier League, Serie A and Ligue 1, as well as one Spanish side, all unnamed. The clubs are said to be interested in Casillas should he leave Santiago Bernabeu on a free transfer, although he does have two years remaining on his current deal, with an optional third.
Sevilla sign former Celta Vigo midfielder Michael Krohn-Dehli | Sky Sports
Krohn-Dehli becomes Sevilla's first signing for the 2015/16 campaign and joins the Europa League champions as a free agent after his contract with Celta Vigo expired this month. The 31-year-old moved to Celta in the summer of 2012 from Brondby and has been pivotal in helping the Galician club defend their Primera Division status in the past three campaigns.
Official: Franco leaves Getafe role | Football Espana
Getafe have announced that Pablo Franco will not be staying on as head Coach, despite leading the side to La Liga safety this season. The 34-year-old became the top flight’s youngest trainer when he replaced Quique Sanchez Flores in February on an interim basis and guided El Geta to a 15th-place finish.