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La Liga News: 25 May 2016; Daniel Carrico Suspended Four Games, Pako Ayestaran Appointed Valencia Manager

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Cristiano Ronaldo plays down injury fears ahead of Champions League final | Sky Sports
The three-time Ballon d'Or winner was forced to leave Real's training session on Tuesday, which was part of an open media day, after competing for a ball with reserve goalkeeper Kiko Casilla and collapsing to the floor. Several members of Real Madrid's medical staff helped to pick the star forward up off the floor, and the Portugal international was able to hobble off the pitch unassisted.

Alvaro Morata could return to Real Madrid - Eurosport
It is believed that Madrid are ready to repurchase the Spain international for €30m, as per the value of their buyback clause. However, the radio stations adds the 23-year-old and his camp are set on a move to the Premier League, with Arsenal reportedly "crazy" to land the player.

Gareth Bale is 'happy' at Real Madrid and adapting to Spanish culture - ESPN FC
Despite scoring 58 goals in 127 games for Madrid since his €100 million move from Tottenham Hotspur three years ago, and crucial goals in their victorious 2014 Copa del Rey and Champions League finals, Bale has had an up and down relationship with fans, pundits and even teammates at the Bernabeu.

Carrico receives four-game ban for homosexual slur -
Sevilla defender Daniel Carrico has received a four-game ban after being found guilty of directing a homophobic slur towards referee Carlos del Cerro Grande during the Copa del Rey final. Carrico was sent off in the closing stages of Sevilla's 2-0 defeat to Barcelona after extra time in Sunday's decider at the Vicente Calderon in Madrid.

Pako Ayestaran appointed Valencia manager on two-year deal | Sky Sports
Ayestaran, who was Rafa Benitez's assistant at Liverpool between 2004 and 2007, took over from the sacked Gary Neville in March until the end of the season. He won three and lost three of his eight games in charge, as Valencia finished a disappointing 12th in La Liga.

Javier Gracia to leave Malaga amid reported Rubin Kazan interest | Sky Sports
Gracia led cash-strapped Malaga to an eighth-placed finish in La Liga this season and a respectable ninth last season, while also overseeing a memorable 1-0 win away at Barcelona. However, he will not continue in charge of the Andalusians next year, despite extending his contract until 2019 as recently as March.

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