clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

La Liga News: 3 September 2015; Real Madrid Reach Record Revenue, Marco Andreolli Passes Sevilla Medical

Marco Luzzani/Getty Images

Real Madrid Champions League squad includes Odegaard Abner - ESPN FC
Keylor Navas looks set to be first-choice goalkeeper after Los Blancos' last-minute deal to bring David De Gea in from Manchester United fell through. De Gea was named in the squad for Louis van Gaal and United. The rest of the squad as expected, as former Liverpool boss Benitez aims to win the Champions League for the second time in his career.

No David de Gea, no Galactico: Real Madrid didn't do its homework this summer -
The transfer window has slammed shut for Real Madrid and the club is no better off than it was at the beginning of the summer. With David de Gea's signing collapsing at the last minute because of a problem with the paperwork, this season's side looks very similar to last year's version — and none of the weaknesses has really been addressed.

Real Madrid revenue rose to €660 million in 2014-15 - ESPN FC
Real Madrid have announced a 9.4 percent increase in revenue to the tune of €660.6 million (£484.79m), with a similar addition to their net profit, at the end of the 2014-15 fiscal year. The Spanish giants also confirmed the club's debts for the fiscal year, which came up to nearly 96 million euros in an increase of 24 percent over figures from 2013-14.

LFP says Madrid De Gea story closer to truth than Man United - ESPN FC
LFP chief Tebas told AS on Wednesday: "I am a lawyer and I know that in these situations there are two, three or four versions of events. As far as La Liga is concerned it is a handicap that De Gea is not here. "I would have liked to see him play in La Liga because he is a Spanish goalkeeper and an excellent one but due to the circumstances that unfolded it wasn't to be. What happened, as far as I know, is closest to the version given by Real Madrid."

Perez ‘apologises to Navas’ | Football Espana
Real Madrid President Florentino Perez reportedly visited the club’s training ground to speak to Keylor Navas about the botched move for David De Gea. De Gea was supposed to move to Madrid from Manchester United and Navas go the other way, only for the deadline to pass with no deal done and the clubs blaming each other.

Real Madrid squad can be dissected with transfer window shut - ESPN FC
Real Madrid's surreal end of the transfer window and the no-less surreal statements from both Los Blancos and Manchester United regarding the failed move of David De Gea to the Bernabeu may have hidden the most relevant point: the squad is complete, at least until December, and its strengths and weaknesses can now be dissected.

Sid Lowe's Notes from Spain: De Gea fiasco damaging for Real Madrid
It had all been left late — too late. And when it came to it Real Madrid did not manage to complete the transfer through FIFA’s Transfer matching System (TMS) before the midnight deadline or register him in time with the league. For now, then, De Gea and Navas stay. But with Madrid accusing United in a statement and United responding with a statement of their own, with two players who are far from happy and with criticism flying, a lot of damage has been done.

Atletico Madrid Transfer News Summer Window Watch - ESPN FC
Jackson Martinez is the standout candidate for this one. Following Simeone and Mario Mandzukic's falling out last season amid questions over the Croat's attitude, there was always going to be a new line leader brought in this summer.

Valencia exclude Zakaria Bakkali from Champions league squad - ESPN FC
Valencia have named their Champions League squad with the surprise exclusion of summer signing Zakaria Bakkali. The 19-year-old winger joined Valencia in July on a five-year contract as a free agent after his contract with PSV Eindhoven had expired.

Andreolli completes Sevilla move | Football Espana
Marco Andreolli has completed a medical for his loan move to Sevilla from Inter and been confirmed as Los Rojiblancos’ 10th summer signing. Andreolli was added to the Sevilla squad to account for a spate of long-term injuries in defence, although one report claimed the club first tried to re-sign Federico Fazio from Tottenham Hotspur.

Pedro León pens contract extension with Getafe until 2018 - Inside Spanish Football Inside Spanish Football
Leon has has a turbulent career with Getafe at times throughout his career, most notably last season when the player wasn’t registered by the club because his salary was over the LFP-sancioned cap, forcing the player to miss the start of the season before things were resolved.

Premier League tops La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A and Ligue 1 in transfer window spending | Sky Sports
"We have to take into account that Barcelona had the FIFA ban but they still managed to sign two players who will only be able to start playing as of January, and still it's one per cent up and a record high ever. We get too used to seeing increases and increases but that's good news in Spain, especially as now other teams are investing heavily, it's not only Barcelona and Real Madrid. "

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Barca Blaugranes Daily Roundup newsletter!

A daily roundup of Barca news from Barca Blaugranes