How Iker Casillas said farewell to Real Madrid - UEFA.com
"Since yesterday I'm no longer part of Real Madrid. I'm off to Porto for two reasons: firstly, the initial impressions I got from the club, their president and coach Julen [Lopetegui], who I've known for a long time. Secondly, the kindness that I've received from people since they've known my destination would be Portugal.
Iker Casillas era ends at Real Madrid - ESPN FC
The communique via which Real Madrid formally announced that Iker Casillas, "our greatest keeper," was leaving for Porto came precisely five years to the minute after he and Spain began the half-hour of extra time against Holland that would win them the World Cup.
No fanfare for Real Madrid legend Iker Casillas as he leaves for Porto | The Guardian
Iker Casillas left out the back door, alone. At 10.21pm on Saturday night it was finally official: Real Madrid’s captain was leaving the club and Spain’s captain was leaving the country, destination Porto. It was five years almost to the minute since his save helped win the World Cup in Johannesburg, 17 since he was pulled out of a technical drawing class to travel to Norway in the Champions League, and 25 since he joined Madrid, aged nine. Now, aged 34, he had gone.
Iker Casillas was forced out of Real Madrid say his parents - ESPN FC
"Iker has put up with a great deal, he has suffered psychological pressure and they treated him differently to other players," Mari Carmen told El Mundo. "I have watched him suffer for many years. It is Florentino who is pushing him out because he wanted to end his career at Real Madrid.
Casillas’ mother apologises to Porto | Football Espana
"I want to thank Porto for signing my son," she told Cadena COPE. "I hope his work will contribute to the success of the club. I want to apologise [for my outburst] a thousand times. I hope my son can enjoy as much success [at Porto] as he did in Madrid.
Iker Casillas spent 25 years at Real Madrid - here is a fact for every year of his tenure | Sky Sports
It's a turn of events which could have an impact in the ongoing situation regarding David de Gea's potential move from Manchester United to the Bernabeu, Spain and Real's long-term No 1 has agreed to move aside. In an emotional statement released by the club, Casillas was described as the club's and Spain's greatest-ever goalkeeper. In celebration of his incredible career, here are 25 facts about the goalkeeping great...
Manchester United target Sergio Ramos joins Real Madrid tour | Sky Sports
Manchester United target Sergio Ramos has travelled to Australia on the pre-season tour with his Real Madrid team-mates. The 29-year-old centre-half is believed to be keen to leave the Bernabeu after 10 years in the Spanish capital, with Old Trafford said to be his destination of choice.
Vietto, Oliver, Gimenez lead Atletico Madrid's young attack - ESPN FC
What is becoming apparent is that Diego Simeone, who in March signed a new deal that lasts until 2020, and sporting director Jose Luis Perez Caminero look to be building a young, exciting squad with one eye very much on the future, rather than the here and now.
Sevilla agree loan deal for Italy striker Ciro Immobile | Sky Sports
Sevilla have announced they have agreed a season-long loan deal for Ciro Immobile with Borussia Dortmund. Immobile will travel to Spain and undertake a medical on Monday before joining the La Liga outfit for pre-season training.
Monchi: Mauricio Isla is an option at right-back for Sevilla - Inside Spanish Football
In an interview with Onda Cero, Monchi first spoke about the arrival of Ciro Immobile on a season-long loan from Borussia Dortmund, a player he has been following since he played for Pescara in the Serie B, which puts the squad at 80% complete.
Baraja appointed Elche Coach | Football Espana
Elche have appointed former Valencia and Spain midfielder Ruben Baraja as their new Coach. Although no contract details have been disclosed on the Valencians’ official website, the nature of the announcement suggests Baraja has signed a one-year deal.
Norwich veto Larrivey move? | Football Espana
Joaquin Larrivey’s proposed transfer from Celta Vigo to Norwich City has been called off, according to Marca. The striker travelled to England last Friday in order to undergo a medical after a fee of €2m was agreed between Celta and Norwich.
Las Palmas sign Javi Varas until 2017 - Inside Spanish Football
After his contract with Real Valladolid expired on 30th June, the soon to be 33-year-old Varas began negotiations with Las Palmas and after the two sides agreed to terms, Las Palmas made the announcement of the signing pending the player’s successful medical on Tuesday or Wednesday.
Bolton Wanderers sign midfielder Jon Ceberio | Sporting Life
Ceberio, who was released by Sociedad after failing to break into the first team, has agreed a one-year contract. He will initially link up with Bolton's under-21 and development squad in a bid to impress Wanderers boss Neil Lennon.