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La Liga News: 19 September 2015; Getafe Win First Game of the Season, Keylor Navas Closing in on Record

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Navas closing in on Casillas record | Football Espana
Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas could match Iker Casillas’ clean-sheet record with another shut-out against Granada on Saturday. The Costa Rican has yet to concede a goal in four matches this season and will equal the former No 1’s benchmark of 450 minutes without conceding if he completes this weekend’s encounter with the Andalucians in La Liga.

Keylor Navas signs new deal with Adidas | Soccerex
The Costa Rican international's contract with Nike expired at the end of last season and, according to Spanish sports daily Marca, he will now use boots supplied by its German rival. No financial terms were available. Adidas is also the kit supplier to Real Madrid.

Gareth Bale injury 'not serious' - Real Madrid coach Benitez - ESPN FC
Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez says he is optimistic about Gareth Bale's current calf muscle injury -- while not ruling out asking Wales manager Chris Coleman to allow the €100 million forward to sit out his country's upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers

Alvaro Morata not interested in Real Madrid return -
Juventus striker Alvaro Morata said there is no way he would return to Real Madrid, which has a buy-back option. Morata left Real for Juventus last season but Rafael Benitez's side can re-sign the Spaniard for a fee believed to be in excess 25 million pounds ($38.8 million) at the end of the 2015-16 campaign.

Syrian refugee family given Real Madrid tour -
Uosama Alabed Almohsen, the Syrian man tripped by a journalist while seeking safety in Hungary, and his family have met Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo as part of a stadium tour put on by the club. Almohsen was tripped close to Hungary's border with Serbia last week — one of the more high-profile locations in Europe's refugee crisis over recent weeks.

Costa denies claims he could make Atletico return - TEAMtalk
Chelsea striker Diego Costa has denied reports he could return to Atletico Madrid – but admits the Blues "must do more" to improve. The striker – along with many of his team-mates – has endured a disappointing start to the campaign and the Blues were forced to deny allegations that the striker has fallen out with club captain John Terry earlier this week.

Chelsea consider Gaya move
Gaya, 20, only put pen to paper on a new long-term deal earlier with Valencia this year to warden off circling interest from Real Madrid. However, it now appears Jose Mourinho has moved right to the front of the queue for the highly rated defender as he looks to bolster his porous defence.

In the Champions League, Valencia make an inauspicious start - ESPN FC
Valencia fans camped outside Mestalla for a ticket to their Champions League qualifier against AS Monaco in August. They could have camped inside Mestalla during their first actual Champions League match against Zenit St Petersburg on Wednesday night. There was plenty of space to pitch a tent, after all.

Stefan Scepovic goal sees Getafe past Malaga - ESPN FC
Stefan Scepovic's early effort was enough to hand Getafe their first points of the new Primera Division season with a 1-0 win over Malaga. The Serbian striker rose in the visitors' box to head home a right wing cross from Victor Rodriguez and get his side's season up and running. Fran Escriba's men had gone into the fixture at Coliseum Alfonso Perez under pressure to perform after losing all three of their opening games of the season.

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