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La Liga News: 8 June 2016; Danilo to Have Surgery, Eric Bailly Passes Manchester United Medical

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Real Madrid news: Danilo to undergo heel surgery -
Danilo will have surgery on a heel injury on Thursday, Real Madrid have confirmed. The right-back joined Madrid from Porto at the start of last season, making 31 appearances in all competitions as he battled with Dani Carvajal to be first choice.

Madrid ‘ignoring’ James interest | Football Espana
Real Madrid are reportedly ignoring offers for Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez even though Zinedine Zidane recommended his sale. AS says that clubs such as Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain are all interested in James but as it stands, Los Blancos prefer not to discuss his departure.

Zidane wants Coentrao return | Football Espana
Zinedine Zidane has asked Real Madrid to bring Fabio Coentrao back from Monaco and keep him among his squad, reports say. AS claims Zizou sees Coentrao as the relief for Marcelo that was lacking last season after Portugal international Coentrao was allowed to leave on loan.

Cristiano Ronaldo museum set for expansion to accommodate more trophies - ESPN FC
Cristiano Ronaldo's museum on his home island of Madeira is to move to a bigger building to accommodate the trophies he hopes to win in the future. The original museum building was opened in December 2013 on the seafront in Funchal -- where Ronaldo was born -- and 12 months later the Real Madrid star unveiled a 3.4-metre-high bronze statue of himself at the entrance.

Eric Bailly has passed a medical at Manchester United - Sky sources | Football News | Sky Sports
United faced stiff competition for the signature of the 22-year-old from the likes of Manchester City, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain, but they appear to have won the race for the Ivory Coast international's services. Sky Sports News HQ understands that interest drove his transfer fee towards the region of £30m, with Bailly impressing in 25 La Liga appearances for Villarreal last season.

Valencia become latest football club to enter esports -
Valencia announced on Tuesday morning that they have become the latest football club to enter the world of esports. The Spanish club has signed four Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft players and will compete at Gamergy, Spain's biggest online gaming event, this month.

Oviedo appoint Hierro | Football Espana
Former Real Madrid and Spain defender Fernando Hierro has been appointed at Segunda side Real Oviedo, his first position as a Coach. The hiring was rumoured on Tuesday evening and confirmed by the club on Wednesday morning, with Marca reporting the deal as a two-year agreement.

Is Aymeric Laporte the answer to Man City's defensive issues? | Sky Sports
Pep Guardiola counts Argentine manager Marcelo Bielsa as one of his biggest influences, so perhaps it is not surprising that he shares his idol's admiration for Aymeric Laporte. The French centre-back was schooled by Bielsa as a teenager at Athletic Bilbao, and Guardiola is eager to continue his education at Manchester City next season.

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