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La Liga News: 8 July 2015; Real Madrid to Extend Two Contracts, Tottenham Sign Toby Alderweireld

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Casillas and Madrid close to deal | Football Espana
Iker Casillas and Real Madrid are said to be close to agreeing a deal that would allow the goalkeeper to leave the club to join Porto. According to reports in the Spanish Press this morning, the 34-year-old had agreed to move to the Portuguese League runners-up on the premise that he would be released from the final two years of his current contract with Los Blancos.

Arturo Vidal to Real Madrid rumours brushed off by Juventus - ESPN FC
"There have been rumours about Arturo and we have a good relationship with Real so these rumours are utopic," Marotta told reporters in Turin, according to Tuttosport. "At the same time, I think we've already said enough about Pogba. Juventus do not deprive themselves of their most important players."

Celtic win race to sign Real Madrid wonderkid Martin Ødegaard on loan - Eurosport British
The Italian website TMW claims Odegaard, 16, will join the Scottish champions for a season having previously worked under the Glasgow club's manager Ronny Delia at Norwegian club Stromgodset. Odegaard apparently rejected the chance to join Celtic on a permanent basis in January as he became the highest paid teenager in the world by joining Real Madrid in a deal worth around £80,000 per week.

Carvajal and Marcelo to sign deals | Football Espana
It is reported that Real Madrid duo Dani Carvajal and Marcelo are on the verge of signing new contracts that will keep them at the club until 2020. Right-back Carvajal has been at Santiago Bernabeu for two seasons since returning to the club following a spell at German side Bayer Leverkusen.

Tottenham announce Toby Alderweireld signing from Atletico - ESPN FC
Tottenham have announced the signing of Belgium international defender Toby Alderweireld from Atletico Madrid. Alderweireld, 26, has signed a contract at White Hart Lane that runs until 2020.

Javi Manquillo leaves Liverpool | Off The Post
Right-back Javi Manquillo has left Liverpool after parent club Atletico Madrid accepted a request to terminate his loan deal, according to the Liverpool Echo. The 21-year-old joined the Reds on a two-year loan deal last summer. But after starting the season competing for a first-team place, he quickly fell from favour and didn’t make a Premier League appearance in 2015.

Luciano Vietto agrees to Atletico Madrid deal - ESPN FC
Atletico Madrid have agreed a deal to sign Luciano Vietto from La Liga rivals Villarreal. The 21-year-old Argentinian will sign a six-year deal, with Atletico reportedly paying €20 million to bring him to Madrid.

Valencia agree terms with Man Utd target Ozan Tufan | Turkish Football
Valencia have struck a deal for the Turkish wonder-kid Ozan Tufan according to the AMK newspaper. The daily newspaper state that Valencia have agreed personal terms with the 19-year-old but are yet to settle upon a transfer fee with Bursaspor. Bursaspor have developed a reputation for producing quality talent over recent years.

Sevilla's Figueiras for Genoa medical | Football Italia
Sevilla defender Diogo Figueiras is reportedly already in Italy for his medical with Genoa. Sky Sport Italia claim the player flew in on Tuesday evening. The two clubs agreed terms for a loan deal with option to buy at the end of the season.

Club to pull out of the race for French midfielder  | First4LCFC
The Sevilla Sporting Director has admitted that the club may have to move on from their pursuit of Stoke City midfielder Steven N’Zonzi. This may open for the door for one of Aston Villa, Leicester City, Newcastle United, West Ham United and Ligue 1 outfit Monaco, who have all been accredited with interest.

Sevilla officially present Escudero and Adil Rami - Inside Spanish Football
In their first meeting with the media since joining Sevilla, Escudero and Rami expressed their joy at joining the club that has managed to make a name for themselves with a very meager budget and both look forward to contributing to the team’s success this year and many years to come. Rami, who will be reunite with former Valencia manager Unai Emery, stressed that the Basque coach’s success at the club was a major factor in his decision to come back to La Liga.

Borussia Dortmund confirm Sevilla interest for Ciro Immobile - ESPN FC
Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc confirmed on Tuesday there is interest from Sevilla in signing Italian striker Ciro Immobile, but said no progress has been made. German paper Bild reported on Tuesday that a €12 million offer by Sevilla for Immobile was declined.

Villarreal and Mexico striker Giovani Dos Santos confirms Los Angeles Galaxy interest -
Villarreal and Mexico striker Giovani dos Santos has confirmed the LA Galaxy are interested in signing him. Dos Santos, who is in the United States for the CONCACAF Gold Cup, also claimed MLS deserves respect, although he tempered his revelation regarding Galaxy by declaring a number of clubs have inquired about his services.

Fabián Orellana extends Celta Vigo contract until 2019 - Inside Spanish Football
Orellana has played a pivotal role on Eduardo Berizzo squad and the 29-year-old is now considered one of the veterans and a pillar of the squad. In Celta Vigo’s official announcement, the club praised the Chilean for being one of the most consistent players on the squad last season, forcing the club to get to work on a renewal to keep the player at Balaidos.

Damian Suárez to sign three-year deal with Getafe - Inside Spanish Football
According to AS, the Uruguayan right-back will sign a three year deal in the coming days, in a deal that has been in the works for the past several weeks. Suarez will arrive as a free agent and will look to rival promising young defender Vigaray for the starting right-back spot.

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