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La Liga News: 24 January 2016; Villarreal Salvage Late Draw Against Espanyol, Celta Vigo Lose Again

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Zidane Zidane annoyed by James Rodriguez speculation - ESPN FC
James has not been at his best this season amid injuries and poor form, while there have been questions about his off-field behaviour, most notably after an incident in which he reportedly failed to stop when caught speeding by traffic police.

Zidane: Madrid don’t need signings | Football Espana
Zinedine Zidane has insisted that Real Madrid "don’t need" to make signings this month ahead of Sunday’s trip to Real Betis in La Liga. Los Blancos have been tipped to launch a late frenzy in January after being banned from bringing in new players for the next two transfer windows, but the Coach felt there was no point "looking for what I already have".

Griezmann happy at Atletico Madrid | FourFourTwo
Antoine Griezmann is happy with life at Atletico Madrid amid persistent speculation linking him with a move away from the Vicente Calderon. The France international has reportedly caught the attention of clubs such as Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain, while Atletico coach Diego Simeone stated earlier this month that the Liga title-chasers would not hold Griezmann at the club against his will.

Mendieta: Neville struggling with language barrier | FourFourTwo
Gary Neville is suffering from the "big challenge" of a language barrier, according to Valencia icon Gaizka Mendieta. Neville is yet to win a league game since taking charge of the Mestalla club in December in his first senior coaching position and saw his side jeered after the team's 1-1 Copa del Rey draw with Las Palmas on Thursday.

Mateo Musacchio nets late equaliser as Villarreal steal a point from Espanyol - ESPN FC
Mateo Musacchio's late header rescued Villarreal a 2-2 draw at Espanyol, extending the visitors' unbeaten streak in the Primera Division to seven matches. The Argentina defender nodded home at the far post with two minutes of regular time to play, as Villarreal stole a point after a sluggish showing.

Rayo Vallecano 3-0 Celta Vigo - ESPN FC
Rayo Vallecano claimed a vital Primera Division lifeline by stunning Celta Vigo 3-0 to end a nine-game rut without a league victory. Miku, Tito and Jozabed wrested total control for the struggling hosts with first-half goals to leave fifth-placed Celta Vigo with precious few answers.

Granada 3-2 Getafe - ESPN FC
Two goals in the space of four minutes from Stefan Scepovic and Moi Gomez had brought Getafe level out of nothing, but Rochina's rising shot in the 77th minute secured a 3-2 win which lifted them out of the bottom three and eased the pressure on coach Jose Ramon Sandoval.

‘Rossi has revolutionised Levante’ | Football Espana
Levante boss Rubi claims Giuseppe Rossi has "revolutionised" the club following his move from Fiorentina on Friday. Rossi is free to make his debut on Monday, when the Valencians travel to Las Palmas in La Liga, and the Coach has hailed the impact of his latest signing, believing him to represent a defining point in his side’s survival bid.

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