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La Liga News: 10 July 2015; Sevilla Confirm Yevhen Konoplyanka Signing, Villarreal Unveil New Kit

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Casillas and Ramos questions arise at Real Danilo unveiling - ESPN FC
Brazil international Danilo's unveiling as a Real Madrid player on Thursday was overshadowed by questions concerning Iker Casillas and Sergio Ramos. Danilo has joined Real on a €31.5 million transfer from Porto while Casillas has been linked with a move to the defender's former club. The future of Ramos is also in question, with Manchester United interested in the centre-back.

Atletico chief Enrique Cerezo defends clubs transfer policy - ESPN FC
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has defended his club's transfer policy amid a summer window that has seen the 2014 La Liga winners sell four players and buy just one. If Atletico's aim is to challenge Barcelona and Real Madrid and create a three-team title race again next season, the club's activity so far this summer suggests otherwise.

Iker Casillas to say Real Madrid goodbye ahead of Porto move - ESPN FC
Iker Casillas will bid farwell to Real Madrid on Friday, according to a club sponsor, although reports in Spain claim his proposed move to Porto could be in jeopardy. Casillas' future at Real has been the subject of speculation this summer, with the club interested in Manchester United No. 1 David De Gea.

Atletico Madrid will miss Arda Turan despite signing Vietto - ESPN FC
You can almost picture Arda Turan sitting at his hotel in Barcelona, legs stretched out on the table, flicking on the lunchtime news with a smile creeping out from behind that magnificent beard, an unmistakable air of cool. "Phew," he says. "That was close." Wednesday afternoon and 600 kilometres away at Cerro del Espino to the northwest of Madrid, his former teammates are back at work with the temperature hitting almost 40 degrees.

Luciano Vietto to Atletico Madrid: Everything you need to know | Football News | Sky Sports
He’s the Argentine striker who caused a stir in his first season in Europe. Luciano Vietto is only 21 but scored 20 goals for Villarreal following his switch from Racing Club last summer and has been rewarded with a move to Atletico Madrid and a reunion with Diego Simeone. But what more do we need to know about Vietto?

Atletico Madrid set to sign Monaco star Ferreira-Carrasco - ESPN FC
Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco is set to join Atletico Madrid after the La Liga club agreed a fee with Monaco for the Belgium international, according to French media reports. Ferreira-Carrasco, 21, is due in Madrid to undergo a medical after the two clubs reached agreement late on Thursday.

Valencia in negotiations for PSG's Salvatore Sirigu - Inside Spanish Football
Following their rejected offer to former Barcelona and current Manchester United keeper Victor Valdes, Los Che continue to scour the market in hopes of finding a suitable, high-level goalkeeper to replace starter Diego Alves, who will be recovering from his devestating knee injury throughout most of the season.

Yevhen Konoplyanka signs for Sevilla from Dnipro - ESPN FC
Europa League holders Sevilla have confirmed the signing of Yevhen Konoplyanka on a free transfer. Konoplyanka, 25, joins from Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk after his contract expired with the Ukrainian club. The winger has penned a four-year contact at Sevilla with his terms including a €40 million buy-out clause.

Sevilla rules out Jesus Navas return - Inside Spanish Football
After the official presentation of former Stoke City midfielder Steven N’Zonzi, Sevilla sporting director Monchi and Del Nido Carrasco discussed the status of various transfer reports with the vice-president ruling out the possible return of Jesus Navas. "Navas is a player we’d love to have at Sevilla, but we have not made any attempt at negotiations to do so. We don’t think Navas, at this time, is interested in changing Manchester for Sevilla."

Villarreal's "new" kit released! - Villarreal USA
Villarreal today announced (rather quietly) our kit for the new season. What a surprise, we are all in yellow yet again, with Pamesa Ceramica as the sponsor, in the same font you either love or find incredibly childish (I love it, personally). Xtep is still the maker, and the only real difference I can easily see is the neckline--it also might be the sponsor logo is in black or a darker blue than before.

Barbosa in, Gomez out at Villarreal | Football Espana
Villarreal have announced the return of goalkeeper Mariano Barbosa and departure of Moi Gomez to Getafe on a season-long loan. Barbosa joins on a free transfer after being released by Sevilla and will compete with Paris Saint-Germain loanee Alphonse Areola for goalkeeping duties in absence of the seriously-injured Sergio Asenjo.

Sampdoria miss out on Guidetti | Forza Italian Football
Sampdoria have lost out to Spanish outfit Celta Vigo in the race for goal poacher John Guidetti. The 23-year-old Swedish international was a free agent since being released by Manchester City at the start of the month, and was linked with a number of sides around Europe, including the Blucerchiati.

Celta’s Lopez joins Sheff Wed | Football Espana
Celta Vigo have announced that Alex Lopez has extended his contract until 2019 but will spend next season on loan at Sheffield Wednesday. The midfielder started just 12 matches last season and has been subsequently allowed to further his footballing education in the Championship, subject to a medical.

Official: Betis keep Piccini | Football Espana
Real Betis have completed the permanent signing of Cristiano Piccini from Fiorentina on a four-year contract, with La Viola retaining two repurchase options. The Italian right-back spent last season on loan with Los Verdiblancos, helping the side return to La Liga at the first time of asking as champions.

Antonio Luna leaves Aston Villa to sign deal with Eibar | Sky Sports
Antonio Luna has brought his time at Aston Villa to an end after he sealed a return to Spain with La Liga side Eibar. The left-back signed a three-year deal with the Midlands clubs in 2013, joining from Sevilla, and he scored on his debut in a 3-1 win against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

Granada sign former Real Madrid and Liverpool prospect Aridane Hernandez - HITC
Aridane Hernandez Umpierrez has joined La Liga side Granada on a two-year contract, the club have announced on Thursday via their official website and social networks. The 26-year-old centre-back spent the formative years of his football career with Real Madrid, followed by a spell in the youth academy at Liverpool during the 2007-08 season.

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