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La Liga News: 3 May 2016; Levante Relegated, Aymeric Laporte Denies Manchester City Rumor

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Man Utd, Juventus & the clubs that could sign James Rodriguez -
Manchester United have re-entered the fight for James Rodriguez, after following the Colombian closely since his days at Porto. The Real Madrid playmaker would solve the Red Devils’ creative problems and Jose Mourinho – the most likely candidate to replace Louis van Gaal – has already given his consent for the signing.

Ronaldo completes Real Madrid training ahead of Manchester City clash -
Cristiano Ronaldo has returned to full training ahead of Real Madrid’s Champions League semi-final second-leg clash with Manchester City on Wednesday evening. The Portuguese star missed the first leg with a thigh problem he picked up against Villarreal, and has also been absent from La Liga matches against Rayo Vallecano and Real Sociedad.

Guillem Balague: Gareth Bale Real Madrid future hinges on Cristiano Ronaldo | Sky Sports
The Welsh winger has been in scintillating form this season, scoring 19 goals in 20 starts as Real Madrid push for the La Liga title and Champions League glory. The 26-year-old's form has meant Madrid are keen to sign him up on a new long-term deal and negotiations are due to start soon between the club and the player's representatives.

Milan agree Nolito deal? | Football Espana
Barcelona look to have missed out on Nolito as the Celta Vigo talisman has reportedly agreed to join Milan in the summer. According to Mundo Deportivo, Nolito has "one foot" in Milan after secretly negotiating with the Rossoneri over the winter, although financial figures have not been disclosed.

Athletic Bilbao's Aymeric Laporte dismisses Manchester City speculation - ESPN FC
Athletic Bilbao centre-back Aymeric Laporte has called reports he has agreed to join Manchester City this summer as "unfounded and incorrect," although he stopped short of saying he will remain at the Spanish club next season. Laporte, 21, has impressed in his three seasons as a regular starter at Athletic, leading to regular speculation that he will eventually move elsewhere.

Málaga 3-1 Levante - ESPN FC
Late goals from Duje Cop and Gonzalo Castro broke Levante's hearts and confirmed their relegation from the Primera Division as Malaga won 3-1 at La Rosaleda. Levante, bottom of the table and six points from safety, knew defeat would see them return to the Segunda and things looked grim when Cop put the hosts ahead. However, Jose Luis Morales' quick reply gave them hope.

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