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La Liga News: 30 June 2016; Real Madrid Raise David Alaba Offer, Leicester City to Sign Rayo Vallecano Youngster

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Real Madrid to use Morata to sign Hazard -
Real Madrid are set use Alvaro Morata as part of a bid to sign Chelsea winger Eden Hazard, according to the Daily Mirror. Despite the Blues being on the verge of adding Marseille forward Michy Batshuayi to their squad, they remain keen on Morata after he re-joined Madrid from Juventus earlier this summer.

Real Madrid must sell Alvaro Morata to get Paul Pogba, says football finance expert | Sky Sports
Former Barcelona chief marketing and commercial officer Esteve Calzada feels Madrid will sell Spanish striker Alvaro Morata after exercising the buy-back clause in his contract from Juventus - and that the player would be a perfect fit for the Premier League.

Real Madrid face battle to land Lyon fitness coach Antonio Pintus - ESPN FC
Lyon are resisting Real Madrid's attempt to hire experienced fitness coach Antonio Pintus to the Bernabeu. It has been reported in Spain and France that Blancos coach Zinedine Zidane has identified Pintus as the man to improve the club's recent worrying fitness record and wants the Italian in place for Madrid's return to preseason training on July 15.

Madrid ‘raise Alaba offer’ | Football Espana
Real Madrid haven’t given up on Bayern Munich’s David Alaba, instead increasing their offer to €65m. AS notes Los Blancos’ initial bid was set at €50m and Bayern have yet to send an official response, but it’s not expected the money on the table would be enough for the Bundesliga club to budge in their refusal to sell.

Only Real Madrid Barcelona and Bayern Munich better than us says Simeone - ESPN FC
"I spoke heatedly, us Argentineans are like this," Simeone told reporters on Wednesday. "The others do not take the blame for beating you, I learnt that with time. You have to remember the pain and suffering, because it is necessary to then get over it."

Atletico Madrid open talks over Benteke move -
Atletico Madrid have begun talks with Liverpool over a summer move for striker Christian Benteke, according to The Belgium international struggled during his first season at Anfield and has been deemed surplus to requirements by Jurgen Klopp.

Nolito could join Manchester City this week - Sky sources | Sky Sports
Talks over a deal for the Celta Vigo forward have been stepped up since Spain were eliminated from Euro 2016 on Monday. And it is understood Nolito could travel to Manchester in the coming days to finalise a reunion with his old Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola.

Leicester to sign Spanish starlet Uche -
Leicester City have completed a deal to sign young Rayo Vallecano striker Raul Uche Rubio for an undisclosed fee. The highly rated 18-year-old will officially become a Foxes player on July 1, signing a four-year contract.

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