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La Liga News: 15 July 2015; Manchester United Make Sergio Ramos Offer, Giovani dos Santos Leaves Villarreal

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Villar to run again for Spanish football president | USA Today
Angel Maria Villar says he will seek another term as the president of the Spanish football federation. The 65-year-old former Athletic Bilbao player has headed the federation since 1988, and has won six straight presidential elections. Villar says he "has been asked to run" in the election, to be held in 2016.

Pressure on Real Madrid president Florentino Perez - ESPN FC
It's fair to say that the last few months have not been the best for Real Madrid president Florentino Perez. The 68-year-old's popularity has wavered at the best of times during his controversial 12-year stint -- 2000-06 and 2009-present -- but his stock has never been as low as it is now.

‘United make €45m Ramos offer’ | Football Espana
It is reported that Manchester United have made a new €45m offer for Real Madrid centre-back Sergio Ramos. The Red Devils have already had one bid for the new Blancos captain turned down but, according to AS, they have now returned with a new proposal.

Done Deal: Valencia complete signing of Danilo Barbosa | Squawka News
Barbosa came from the youth system with Vasco in Brazil before making the move to Braga last summer where he was very impressive. His good form has seen him earn a loan to Valencia with the option to buy similar with what they did with the likes of Rodrigo and Joao Cancelo last season.

Pablo Aimar retires | Football Espana
Former Valencia midfielder Pablo Aimar has announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 35. The Argentine, now back in his homeland with River Plate, made the decision after his Coach Marcelo Gallardo left him out of the team’s Copa Libertadores squad.

LA Galaxy sign Giovani dos Santos from Villarreal | Sky Sports
The versatile attacker, who is currently on international duty with Mexico at the CONCACAF Gold Cup, is reportedly expected to cost Galaxy a seven-figure fee from the La Liga side where he spent the past two years plying his trade.

Villarreal hopeful of Denis Cheryshev despite Liverpool link - ESPN FC
Villarreal are still hopeful that Denis Cheryshev will play for them next season despite the Real Madrid winger being linked with top clubs. Cheryshev, 24, spent the 2014-15 campaign on loan at Villarreal and made 24 La Liga appearances, scoring four goals and setting up nine more to help el Submarino Amarillo finish sixth to qualify for next season's Europa League.

Mauricio Isla too expensive after Copa America say Sevilla - ESPN FC
Sevilla have pulled out of the race to sign Juventus right-back Mauricio Isla. Isla, 27, was Sevilla's No. 1 candidate to replace Aleix Vidal, who was sold to Barcelona last month. The Chile international spent last season on loan at Queen Park Rangers, making 24 Premier League starts.

Monreal set to return to Spain with Athletic | WhoScored
Nacho Monreal is close to sealing a move back to Spain, with Athletic Club set to pay a fee in the region of €10m for the left-back's services. The news comes as something of a surprise given that Monreal established himself as Arsenal's first choice left-back ahead of Kieran Gibbs last season, enjoying his best campaign in a Gunners shirt by a distance to secure a rating of 7.33 from

Livingston 0 Real Sociedad 1: Lions hold own against La Liga side - Daily Record
Livingston’s pre-season continued with a narrow defeat against La Liga side Real Sociedad. The glamour friendly was witnessed by a disappointing crowd of just 828 but those who attended were treated to a battling display from the hosts against quality opposition.

Real Sociedad agree Diego Reyes loan deal with Porto - ESPN FC
Real Sociedad have reached a preliminary agreement with Porto to bring in Mexican defender Diego Reyes on loan for the 2015-16 campaign. The 22-year-old, who broke into Porto's fist team in July 2013 and has made 23 appearances for the Dragoes since, will join the Basque outfit next season.

Toquero joins hometown club Alaves - ITV News
Second Division Alaves have moved quickly to snap up striker Gaizka Toquero following his release by Athletic Bilbao. Toquero, who was born in Vitoria where Alaves are based, has signed a two year deal with the club.

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