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La Liga News: 1 August 2015; Real Madrid Complete Jesus Vallejo Signing, Ciro Immobile Suffers Horrific Injury

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Sky Sports 'set to lose Spanish football coverage to BT' | Metro News
Sky Sports have already lost rights to the Champions League to their big-spending rivals and, having failed to raise their offer for the La Liga deal, BT Sport now look set to capitalise on the situation. To add to their coverage of the Champions League and the Premier League, BT Sport also has rights to the Bundesliga, Serie A and Ligue 1.

Van Gaal & United in De Gea discord? | Football Espana
Louis van Gaal has reportedly asked for David de Gea to be sold to Real Madrid as soon as possible, but Manchester United are unwilling to relent. According to AS, a deal for the goalkeeper is inching ever closer, with his performance during the 2-0 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday understood to be the manager’s final straw.

Real Madrid reach deal for Zaragoza Jesus Vallejo - ESPN FC
Real Madrid have reached an agreement for Real Zaragoza and Spain under-19 centre-back Jesus Vallejo, both clubs confirmed on Friday. The 18-year-old, who this summer captained Spain to victory in the UEFA Under-19 Championship, will sign a long-term contract with Madrid but will remain on loan with Segunda Division Zaragoza for the 2015-16 season.

Vallejo pens letter to Zaragoza fans | Football Espana
Real Madrid new boy Jesus Vallejo has expressed his gratitude to Real Zaragoza in an open letter on the club’s official website. The Spain Under-19 defender, who recently guided La Roja to Euro U21 glory, completed a €5m switch to Los Blancos on Friday, although he will spend one more season at La Romareda before beginning his career in the capital.

Real Madrid keeper Kiko Casilla Bernabeu return easy - ESPN FC
Goalkeeper Kiko Casilla says he has had no trouble adapting to his new life as a player at Real Madrid following his move from Espanyol. Casilla, 28, arrived at Real Madrid in a €6 million transfer on a five-year contract two weeks ago and joined his new teammates on their preseason tour of Australia.

Real Madrid injection of youth may force out fringe players - ESPN FC
Real Madrid on Friday afternoon announced the signing of Real Zaragoza central defender Jesus Vallejo on a six-year deal with the Spain under-19 captain, fresh from leading the side to European glory in Greece, to remain at the Segunda Division club on loan for the 2015-16 campaign.

Watford 0-1 Sevilla: Immobile injury overshadows Sevilla win -
A worrying head injury sustained by Ciro Immobile overshadowed Sevilla's 1-0 friendly win at Watford on Friday. The summer loan signing from Borussia Dortmund suffered a blow to the head following a collision with goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes early in the first half at Vicarage Road, and he was subsequently treated by paramedics as the game was stopped for 10 minutes.

Sevilla striker Ciro Immobile insists he is 'fine' after suffering serious-looking head injury | Daily Mail Online
Sevilla striker Ciro Immobile has reassured fans he is 'fine' after suffering a serious-looking head injury in his side's pre-season victory over Watford. Immobile, on-loan from Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund, was left needing oxygen after just six minutes of the match following a clash with Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes.

Alvaro Negredo insists he wants Valencia stay - ESPN FC
The Spain international, who played for the club on loan this past season from Manchester City and scored just seven goals in 36 official games, made a permanent move to the club earlier this month when Valencia's agreement to buy him at £20 million was activated.

Villarreal news: Bakambu likely in, Soldado more likely, Aleix Garcia out - Villarreal USA
The most firm news is Aleix Garcia is leaving, snapped up by Manchester City for €3m plus appearance bonuses and given a five-year contract (and I am sure much higher wages than Villarreal could provide). This is going to be a continuing problem for Spanish clubs, as EPL teams have so much money these days.

Official: Espanyol sign Roco | Football Espana
Espanyol have completed the signing of former Elche defender Enzo Roco on a season-long loan, with the view to a permanent deal next summer. Los Franjiverdes intended to retain the Chile international on a permanent basis, but the player rejected the move following the side’s demotion to La Segunda for non-footballing reasons.

Jemez furious with Zhang arrival | Football Espana
Rayo Vallecano boss Paco Jemez has expressed his fury with the signing of Zhang Chengdong, claiming it "suits me like a hole in the head". The winger became the first Chinese player to be signed by a La Liga club earlier in the month, but his arrival has not gone down well with the Coach, who recently threatened to quit his post following Los Vallecano’s humiliating defeat to second-tier Albacete.

Sarcevic spot on as Fleetwood beat Getafe - Fleetwood Weekly News
Antoni Sarcevic scored both goals from the penalty spot – as many as Town had netted in their five previous friendlies. There was a first Highbury appearance for defender Eggert Jonsson, who almost saw Town take the lead from an early Jimmy Ryan corner.

Official: Eibar loan for Baston | Football Espana
Eibar have completed the signing of striker Borja Baston from Atletico Madrid on a season-long loan. The 22-year-old finished as La Segunda’s joint-second highest goalscorer in 2014-15 with 23 goals for Real Zaragoza, who were ultimately pipped to the top tier in the playoff final by Las Palmas.

Official: Elche stay in La Segunda! | Football Espana
Marca reports a €2.9m payment was made to the tax office, consisting of donations from local businessmen and supporters, the latter of whom had their membership fees advanced. The other €1m, owed to players, was also written off by the players following an agreement with the AFE.

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