Vålerenga 0 - 0 Real Madrid - Goal.com
Real Madrid was forced to settle for a goalless stalemate against Valerenga as Rafael Benitez's star-studded side drew a blank in Oslo. Even without the injured Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo, Benitez was still able to showcase his embarrassment of attacking riches in Sunday's preseason friendly, but the likes of Gareth Bale and Luka Modric failed to find a way past resolute Valerenga, currently second in Norway's Eliteserien.
Spain’s TVE bolsters domestic coverage | Soccerex
Spanish broadcaster TVE has picked up additional rights to air domestic club games from La Liga and the Copa del Rey on a free-to-air basis. The public network will televise one league game per week plus one game from the Copa del Rey knockout competition per week as part of the new deal.
Madrid in De Gea ‘ultimatum’ | Football Espana
Real Madrid have reportedly sent an ultimatum to Manchester United - accept their offer for David De Gea or lose him for nothing next year. Sport cites a claim by ABC which says Los Blancos have offered €25m and €5m in bonuses for the Spain international and won’t go any higher, certainly not the €35m United were said to want.
Odegaard: My Real Madrid future will be decided soon - Goal.com
Martin Odegaard has admitted he does not know if he will remain at Real Madrid this season or be loaned out to another club. A temporary move away from the Santiago Bernabeu outfit has been touted as a possibility for the 16-year-old in order to gain some first-team experience.
Lucas pens new Atleti deal | FourFourTwo
Atletico Madrid teenager Lucas Hernandez has penned a new deal with the Liga club until 2019. The French centre-back, who joined Atleti's youth set-up as an 11-year-old in 2007, has made just one appearance for the first team - as a late substitute in their 4-1 victory at Athletic Bilbao last season.
Big squad changes at Sevilla | FC Barcelona
Along with the new faces, Emery will also be able to call on the bulk of the team who won last season’s Europa League and finished fifth in La Liga, with keepers, Beto and Sergio Rico and Coque, Reyes, Krychowiak, Banega, Kolo, Gameiro and Barça’s Denis Suárez, who will be starting his second season on loan
Emery plots Barça downfall in Super Cup - UEFA Super Cup - News - UEFA.com
UEFA Europa League winners Sevilla will face a Liga rival for the second season running in the UEFA Super Cup when they take on Barcelona in the Tbilisi showpiece. Having lost last season's edition to Real Madrid in Cardiff, Sevilla boss Unai Emery – without win in 19 meetings with Barça as coach – will be targeting a second Blanquirrojos success in this competition nine years on from their first.
Sevilla continue to reinvent themselves - ESPN FC
Sevilla come into the new season on the back of one of the most successful campaigns of their 125-year existence. Their league haul of 76 points, achieved at a rate of two points per match, was the highest in the club's history, higher still than during their sole title-winning campaign of 1945-46, while they secured a second consecutive Europa League triumph with a 3-2 victory over Dnipro in May's final in Warsaw.
Sassuolo scare Villarreal | Football Italia
Sassuolo earned an impressive 1-1 draw with Liga side Villarreal, as Alfred Duncan found the net. It was pouring with rain at the Mapei Stadium, but that didn’t stop ex-Sampdoria midfielder Duncan breaking the deadlock within four minutes. Domenico Berardi and Sergio Floro Flores went close, but Nahuel snatched an equaliser.
Moreno to PSV breaks down | Football Espana
Hector Moreno’s move from Espanyol to PSV Eindhoven has broken down, although the Dutch club could return for the centre-back. Sport cites reports from the Netherlands, specifically De Telegraaf, that quote PSV sporting director Marcel Brands as confirming there’s no agreement for Moreno with Los Periquitos.
Sporting Gijon finalising move for Roma's Antonio Sanabria - Inside Spanish Football
According to Italian sports daily ‘La Gazzetta dello Sport’, Roma are looking to give the 19-year-old Paraguayan international consistent first team minutes and despite offers from Real Betis and Espanyol, the Italians look to Sporting Gijon and their manager, former Barcelona and Spanish international centre-back Abelardo Fernández, to help guide the player in his development.
Vargas excited by Betis move | Football Espana
Juan Manuel Vargas is set to join Real Betis and has spoken of his excitement at the move to the Primera new boys. Mundo Deportivo report Vargas will on Monday complete the formalities of his free transfer signing after his Fiorentina contract expired.
Official: Levante sign Feddal | Football Espana
Levante have completed the signing of Morocco defender Zouhair Feddal on a free transfer. The centre-back has penned a three-year contract with the Valencians after leaving freshly-bankrupt Parma, who must start again in the lower reaches of Italian football.