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La Liga News: 22 June 2016; Granada Sign Paco Jemez, Manchester City Chasing Nolito

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Real Madrid confirm they are buying back Alvaro Morata - Eurosport
Real Madrid have told Juventus they are willing to pay the agreed €30 million fee to bring Alvaro Morata back to the Santiago Bernabeu. The two clubs are still busy working on the possible transfer of Paul Pogba to the Spanish giants but, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Juve have now received a formal communication from Madrid informing them that the buy-back clause for Morata will be met by the end of June.

RUMOURS: Bale set for 'deal for life' at Real Madrid -
Real Madrid are ready to pull out all the stops in order to tie down Gareth Bale at the club, according to Daily Mail. The newspaper reports that the 26-year-old will receive a new contract when he finishes representing Wales at Euro 2016.

Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic reveals Luka Modric's advice which foiled Sergio Ramos' penalty |
Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic has revealed the advice Luka Modric gave to him before he saved Sergio Ramos’ penalty. Spain went ahead through Alvaro Morata but were pegged back by Nikola Kalinic’s equaliser. Vicente Del Bosque’s side had the chance to pull ahead once again after David Silva was brought down in the box but Ramos’ penalty was saved by Subasic.

Ancelotti: Odegaard a PR signing | Football Espana
Carlo Ancelotti claims Real Madrid signed Norwegian starlet Martin Odegaard as a ‘public relations coup.’ Odegaard was rated as one of the most promising teenagers in world football when he moved to Los Blancos in January 2015 but his development hasn’t gone according to plan, and AS reports Ancelotti has written in his new book, Quiet Leadership, that Odegaard was signed for non-football reasons.

Real Madrid forward Jese Rodriguez 'an option' for Espanyol - CEO - ESPN FC
AS has reported that Madrid are considering adding Juventus striker Alvaro Morata to their squad for next season, despite earlier indications that they would only exercise their buy-back clause on the Spain international in order to sell him on at a profit.

Real Madrid Castilla boss Luis Miguel Ramis announces departure - ESPN FC
Real Madrid Castilla coach Luis Miguel Ramis has revealed he is leaving after a "marvellous six months" in charge, which ended with the team narrowly missing out on promotion to the Segunda Division. Ramis had been Madrid's Juvenil A coach and then stepped up to the Castilla job in January when Zinedine Zidane was promoted to take over the club's first team.

Report: Vrsaljko signs for Atleti | Football Italia
Sassuolo full-back Sime Vrsaljko reportedly signed his new contract with Atletico Madrid and had his medicals in France, during Euro 2016. The player is busy with Croatia and was part of the team that qualified for the Round of 16 by surprisingly beating Spain 2-1.

Sevilla close in on Ben Arfa - Liga 2015-2016 - Football - Eurosport
The France international is understood to be close to agreeing a three-year deal at the Sanchez Pizjuan, despite the player also being the subject of reported interest from both Real Madrid and Barcelona. Ben Arfa spent five years with Newcastle United, including a loan spell at Hull City, having started his career with Lyon before a €12m move to Marseille in 2008, and is out of contract at Nice.

Manchester City close on Spain forward Nolito - reports - ESPN FC
Manchester City are close to completing the signing of Spain forward Nolito from Celta Vigo, according to reports. The 29-year-old has an €18 million (£13.8m) release clause in his contract and Celta Vigo president Carlos Mourino has already stated that he expects him to move on this summer.

Granada sign Paco Jemez to coach on three-year deal - ESPN FC
Former Rayo Vallecano boss Paco Jemez has become the first head coach hired by Granada's ambitious new Chinese owners. The 46-year-old has signed a three-year contract with the Primera Division club, who were sold to Chinese firm Link International Sports earlier this month.

Leicester secure transfer of ex-Sporting Gijon centre-back Luis Hernandez | Sky Sports
Hernandez, 27, will join up with the club on July 1. The 6'0" Spaniard, a former Real Madrid trainee, played 140 games for Gijon, and helped them preserve their La Liga status on the final day of the season, Sporting beating Villarreal 2-0.

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