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La Liga News: 13 August 2015; Roberto Soldado Set to Join Villarreal, Grzegorz Krychowiak Suffers Broken Ribs

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Zidane makes son Enzo captain of Real Madrid Castilla -
Zinedine Zidane has appointed his son Enzo Zidane captain of Real Madrid's Castilla side for the 2015-16 season. The 20-year-old has been handed the privilege following the departure of Sergio Aguza, Diego Llorente and Derik Osede, all of whom skippered the side last term.

Atletico leave out Siqueira | Football Italia
Guilherme Siqueira has been left out of Atletico Madrid’s squad for tomorrow’s friendly with Cadiz, as a Juventus move draws closer. It was reported earlier today that the move was finally on the verge of completion, with the Bianconeri having been in talks with the player for some time.

Rafael Santos Borre agrees deal to join Atletico Madrid - ESPN FC
Atletico Madrid have agreed to sign young Colombian striking prospect Rafael Santos Borre for a fee of about €5 million, according to the player's agent. Deportivo Cali forward Santos Borre, 19, impressed when representing Colombia at this year's Sudamericano youth tournament and subsequent Under-20 World Cup in New Zealand.

Godin to sign new Atleti deal | Football Espana
Reported Manchester City target Diego Godin has reportedly agreed an improved contract with Atletico Madrid until 2019. The English giants were believed to have proposed the defender lucrative terms after they expressed a willingness to meet his €40m release clause, but AS claims the 29-year-old has instead opted to stay loyal to Los Colchoneros.

Manchester United 'not interested' in Nicolas Otamendi | Sky Sports
A Spanish TV station reported on Thursday that it has seen legal documents confirming that the transfer is about to take place. But we understand United are not interested – and never have been interested – in signing the Argentina international.

Krychowiak suffers broken rib | Football Espana
Arsenal may have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Grzegorz Krychowiak after Sevilla confirmed the midfielder suffered a broken rib. Reports on Thursday claimed the Gunners were willing to meet the Poland international’s €30m release clause, but he now faces a spell on the sidelines after picking up an injury during Tuesday’s 5-4 defeat to Barcelona in the UEFA Super Cup.

Who is Grzegorz Krychowiak? Profiling the reported Arsenal target | Football News | Sky Sports
A Poland international, who began his professional career in France before switching to Spain's La Liga last season, Krychowiak played in Sevilla's narrow Super Cup defeat to Barcelona in Tbilisi on Tuesday after being part of the side which retained the Europa League.

Roberto Soldado heading for Villarreal after Tottenham teammate confirms exit | talkSPORT
The Spaniard was spotted posing for a photo with a Spurs fan - who later revealed on social media that the 30-year-old told him he is leaving the Premier League for Villarreal. It is thought the former Real Madrid and Valencia striker had just arrived in the UK on his way back from Spain.

Gerard set to join Espanyol | Football Espana
Mundo Deportivo claims Los Periquitos will pay €1.5m for half of the Catalan native’s economic rights, thereby ending their pursuit of a new attacker following the departures of Lucas Vazquez, Sergio Garcia and Christian Stuani earlier in the summer.

Real Betis swoop for free agent Juan Manuel Vargas -
Real Betis has completed its eighth signing of the summer with the acquisition of free agent Juan Manuel Vargas. Peru international Juan Manuel Vargas has signed a two-year deal with Real Betis following his release from Fiorentina last season.

Edu Albácar to announce retirement - Inside Spanish Football Inside Spanish Football
Elche captain Edu Albacar has been informed that he is no longer in the club’s plans and rather than accepting one of the many offers he’s been handed this summer, the 35-year-old has decided to hang up his boots. Albácar spent the last five seasons with Elche, playing a massive role in their promotion in 2013, winning the Defender of the Year award before keeping the club in the Primera for two seasons.

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