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La Liga News: 11 August 2015; Chelsea Have Koke Bid Rejected, Inter Milan Join Fábio Coentrão Chase

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Sergio Ramos to sign Real Madrid contract extension this Thursday - Inside Spanish Football
According to La Sexta, Ramos has finally agreed to accept Real Madrid’s offer to remain at the Santiago Bernabeu until 2020 with a €8.5 million yearly salary with both sides announcing the deal this coming week.

Ronaldo scoring help Real Madrid Gareth Bale Karim Benzema - ESPN FC
Nobody would be naïve enough to suggest Real Madrid will struggle on the goal front this season after back-to-back friendly matches without finding the back of the net. However, some concerns have been raised regarding the lack of depth in the firepower department less than a fortnight before the new Spanish Primera Division season kicks off.

Inter Milan join chase for Fábio Coentrão - Inside Spanish Football
According to Italian sports daily Corriere dello Sport, Inter Milan have reportedly given up on signing Manchester City’s Gael Clichy and Zenit’s Domenico Cristico, due to the complexity of their deals and have turned their attention to Coentrao.

Martin Odegaard happy at Real Madrid but will assess future soon | Sky Sports
There had been suggestions in the Spanish press that Madrid would let him leave on loan this summer to allow him to continue his development at another top-flight club, but the Norwegian midfielder insists he is settled, bar a gripe about the state of the playing surfaces.

Atletico Madrid strung together 33 passes in 86 seconds for a team golazo v Real Sociedad (Official video) | 101 Great Goals
Atletico Madrid warmed up for the new La Liga season last weekend with a 2-0 away win in a pre-season friendly at David Moyes’s Real Sociedad. The Rojiblancos wrapped up their win with a brilliant team goal, that saw Atleti string together 33 passes in 86 seconds.

Chelsea have huge bid for Spanish star rejected | The Transfer Tavern
The punters in the Transfer Tavern are getting giddy with excitement, and thats not just from the beer! This excitement is coming from a reliable source, The Telegraph – which is reporting that Chelsea have made a bid of £46 million for attacking midfielder Koke.

Ezequiel Lavezzi linked with Valencia move - Inside Spanish Football
Valencia were in talks with Lavezzi’s representatives earlier this summer, but the French side quickly shut down the talks, insisting the player wasn’t for sale. However, according to several reports in England and Spain, Valencia have returned their attentions with Lavezzi as the arrival of his Argentine teammate Angel Di Maria, threatens to push him out of the club.

Real Betis Contact Arsenal Over Signing Young Winger | InsideFutbol
Real Betis are hoping to add Arsenal starlet Wellington Silva to their squad for next season.

Eibar to miss out on Mayoral | Football Espana
Eibar are reportedly looking at Real Madrid youngster Borja Mayoral as the solution to their striker search, but will be rebuffed in an approach. AS reports the Basques are in the market for a centre-forward and Mayoral has caught their eye, but Madrid want to keep the cantera product close to home to monitor his development.

Now TV lands Hong Kong broadcast rights to Spain's La Liga for third year in a row | South China Morning Post
Hong Kong telecommunications and media giant PCCW, operator of Now TV, has scored a neat hat trick after winning the exclusive rights to broadcast matches of the Spanish football league, Liga Nacional de Futbol Profesional (La Liga), for the next three seasons to May 2018.

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