Real Madrid president Florentino Perez hates Argentines, claims Gonzalo Higuain's father - Mirror Online
"Gonzalo Higuain left Real Madrid because the president, Florentino Perez, doesn’t like Argentines," he told an Argentine newspaper. "This is why [Fernando] Redondo, [Esteban] Cambiasso, [Santiago] Solari, [Fernando] Gago and Angel Di Maria all left."
Sergio Ramos will never play for Barcelona - agent - ESPN FC
Sergio Ramos' brother and agent has rejected a claim that the Real Madrid star could be willing to join Barcelona. Barca presidential candidate Jordi Majo said he was offered the chance to sign Madrid defender Ramos, 29, as a "secret weapon" at the election.
Manchester United's Javier Hernandez 'massively frustrated' by Real Madrid loan | Sky Sports
Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez admits his season-long loan at Real Madrid was "massively frustrating". The Mexican was shipped out to Madrid last summer after he was deemed surplus to requirement by newly-appointed United manager Louis van Gaal.
Juventus coach Allegri welcomes Mario Mandzukic transfer | ESPN
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has unofficially confirmed the signing of Mario Mandzukic from Atletico Madrid by telling Sky Sport Italia that he is looking forward to working with the Croatian. Juve's general manager Beppe Marotta was reported to have been in Madrid earlier this week to discuss terms with the former Bayern Munich player and his current club, although there has not yet been an official announcement.
Valencia target Augusto Fernández with €5m bid - Inside Spanish Football
Augusto recently renewed his contract with the Galicians until 2019 but within the contract is a clause that will allow the Argentine international to leave the club if a team pays €5 million or more, as they must split the fee with his former club Velez. According to Spanish sports daily MARCA, Valencia manager Nuno feels Augusto is the perfect addition to strengthen his midfield ahead of their return to the Champions League and have informed the club of his desire to sign the 29-year-old.
Alphonse Areola loan to Villarreal a perfect fit for PSG - ESPN FC
It might have flown under the radar when announced earlier this week, but Villarreal CF's signing of Paris Saint-Germain's talented goalkeeper Alphonse Areola on a one-season loan deal -- without an option to buy -- is a very good piece of business for both clubs and the player.
Monchi on Bacca & Adriano rumours | Football Espana
"[Bacca’s] contract includes obligations for the club and the player, but if a club wants to pay his clause, there’s nothing we can do about that," the sporting director said at Gael Kakuta’s unveiling on Friday. "I really think he’ll stay here because the player and Sevilla want it so. We have no intention of selling him."
Sevilla hopeful on Yevhen Konoplyanka switch - Goal.com
"It is still alive and we knew when we started competing for his [Konoplyanka's] signature that it would be a complicated task," Monchi told reporters. "The delay does not mean anything negative for Sevilla, quite the contrary. The longer the process goes on, it means that Seville remains an option."
Stoke City reject Sevilla's €4m opening bid for Steven N'Zonzi - Inside Spanish Football
Stoke City has reportedly rejected Sevilla’s €4m opening bid for French midfielder Steven N’zonzi, telling the Andalusians that they consider the bid to be ‘derisory’ and well under what they are willing to accept for the 26-year-old, despite the fact that he is entering the final year of his contract.
Malaga Terminate Luis Alberto’s Loan Early | Paisley Gates
After getting the season off to the best possible start, Liverpool striker Luis Alberto gradually fell down the pecking order during his two year loan stint at La Liga outfit Malaga with the Spanish side confirming that his services won’t be required for the upcoming campaign.
Crisis brewing at Malaga? | Football Espana
A crisis is reportedly brewing at Malaga after it emerged that no money had entered the club since Nasser Al-Thani’s pledge 10 days ago. The vice-President - son of owner Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al-Thani - underlined his family’s commitment to the club almost a fortnight ago, but Marca claims that there has been no investment on their part since then.
Getafe reach agreement with Elche manager Fran Escribá - Inside Spanish Football
Getafe were reportedly set to sign former Alcorcón manager José Bordalás but eleven days following the report, Alaves announced they’d reached an agreement with the manager on a two-year deal. Now, according to Spanish sports daily AS, Getafe have reached an agreement with Escriba to take over the coaching duties for the club next season but are awaiting to make certain they will not be relegated due to outstanding debts, much the same as Elche were, before they make the agreement official.
Zaragoza 90 minutes from Primera | Football Espana
Real Zaragoza are 90 minutes from returning to the Primera after a 3-1 win over Las Palmas, coming from a goal down. Jonathan Viera gave the Yellows the lead at La Romareda, scoring after 19 minutes, but goals from Diego Rico, Pedro Sanchez and Willian Jose turned the match around.
Elche pay debts ahead of appeal against demotion - Goal.com
Elche will take its appeal against relegation from La Liga to a government administrative sports court after announcing it has cleared its tax debts. Despite finishing 13th in the league last season, Elche was demoted to the Segunda Division for failing to settle tax debts - meaning Eibar was given a reprieve after ending the campaign in the bottom three.
Ghana youth international Aboagye to seek loan move away from Granada CF | GhanaSoccerNet
Ghana youth international Clifford Aboagye is likely to leave Spanish La Liga outfit Granada CF to a new club in search of first team opportunities. The 20-year-old attacking midfielder has been limited to second team football at Granada since joining them two seasons ago, failing to make a single first team appearance.
Official: Depor sign Sevilla’s Navarro | Football Espana
Deportivo have confirmed the signing of experienced defender Fernando Navarro from Sevilla on a two-year contract. The left-back, who turns 33 in five days, was released by the Andalucians, despite having a year left on his contract, and Marca claims the player has been personally requested by Depor boss Victor Sanchez, who is keen to add some steel to his young squad.
Lopo agrees Depor extension | Football Espana
Deportivo La Coruna have announced that defender Alberto Lopo has agreed a conditional contract extension until 2017. The 35-year-old still had a year left on his deal, but the Galicians have decided to reward him for helping the side avoid relegation on the final day of last season.
Ferrer named Mallorca Coach | Football Espana
Mallorca have appointed former Barcelona and Spain defender Albert Ferrer as their new Coach. The Palma outfit, who celebrate their centenary year in 2016, announced the news via their official website on Saturday but did not disclose any information about the 45-year-old’s contract.
Ex-Spain striker jailed for five months | Football Espana
Former Spain striker Juanele has been sentenced to five months in prison on domestic abuse charges. The 44-year-old, who was part of La Roja’s 1994 World Cup squad but did not play in the tournament, has also been given three years’ probation, consisting of outpatient medical treatment for his psychiatric condition and a restraining order.