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La Liga News: 18 May 2016; Saul Niguez Extends Atletico Madrid Contract, Real Madrid Eying Dimitri Payet

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RUMOURS: Real Madrid want Payet to replace unhappy James -
Real Madrid are considering replacing James Rodriguez with West Ham's Dimitri Payet, according to Le10Sport. The Colombia international is expected to leave the Bernabeu this summer and Zinedine Zidane's side view the France international as the perfect replacement.

Fifty thousand call for Real Madrid to be stripped of five European Cups -
The petition, started by Spain-based user 'Justicia Deportiva', which translates as Sporting Justice, reads: "We wish to request, in the name of the values represented by the sport and by democracy, that Real Madrid's European Cup titles won between 1955-56 and 1959-60 are immediately revoked.

James Rodriguez Isco Danilo and Raphael Varane failed at Real Madrid - ESPN FC
James Rodriguez deserves the prize as the biggest disenchantment of the season with a fair amount of distance over the runner-up. One of the main stars of the Carlo Ancelotti side that won 22 matches in a row at the end of 2014, the Colombian looked like a young star that could become a top-five world player in the very near future.

Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez signs new five-year contract - ESPN FC
Saul Niguez has committed his future to Atletico Madrid until 2021 by signing a new contract at the Estadio Vicente Calderon. Saul, 21, has become a first-team regular this season at Atletico, playing 45 games and scoring eight goals for Diego Simeone's side, who finished third in La Liga and have also booked their place in May 28's Champions League final against Real Madrid.

Sevilla's secrets to repeated Europa League success analysed | Sky Sports
In total, 191 teams entered this year's Europa League but yet again Sevilla are there at the end, on course to lift the trophy for a fifth time in 10 years. Here, with the help of Sky Sports' Spanish football expert Guillem Balague, we take a look at the key factors behind their repeated success in the Europa League…

Suitors lining up for Camacho | Football Espana
Super Deporte notes that Los Che’s interest depends on the budget owner Peter Lim makes available to sporting director Jesus Garcia Pitarch, and that while Camacho’s contract has a €20m release clause, Malaga sold 45% of his economic rights to an investment firm who might insist on a sale at €12m.

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