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La Liga News: 15 July 2016; Atletico Madrid Present Two Additions, Alvaro Morata to Extend Contract

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Spain could announce Vicente del Bosque's successor on Friday - ESPN FC
The Spanish FA (RFEF) could announce a new national team manager after a board meeting on Friday, with reports indicating Joaquin Caparros remains favourite to get the job, but a short-term interim appointment is possible due to continuing uncertainty over the future plans of RFEF president Angel Maria Villar.

Morata ‘to sign five-year deal’ | Football Espana
AS claims to have been told by Morata’s representatives that an agreement has been reached with Madrid, which will see him become one of the club’s best-paid players and earn significantly more than his current deal of €13.5m over three years.

Cristiano Ronaldo exit would not leave Real Madrid lifeless - Raul - ESPN FC
Real Madrid legend Raul has promised there will still be life at the club once Cristiano Ronaldo makes his Bernabeu exit. The Portuguese superstar has become synonymous with Los Blancos since making a record-breaking move from Manchester United in the summer of 2009.

Atleti unveil Jota & Santos Borre | Football Espana
Jota and Santos Borre were presented as Atleti’s latest signings on Thursday, despite deals for the starlets being struck months in advance, the former an attacking midfielder and Portugal Under-21 international, while the Colombian striker was loaned back to Deportivo Cali last season.

Valencia present new signing Nani to large crowd at the Mestalla - ESPN FC
Valencia presented new signing Nani on Thursday in front of more than 12,000 fans at the Mestalla. Last week, Nani completed a move to the La Liga club on a three-year contract after just 12 months at Fenerbahce.

Middlesbrough close on Valencia's Barragan after Leadbitter blow - ESPN FC
Middlesbrough are close to landing their sixth summer signing with Valencia defender Antonio Barragan due on Teesside for a medical. Head coach Aitor Karanka is also trying to tie up an initial loan move for Barragan's club-mate Alvaro Negredo.

Official: Livaja joins Las Palmas | Football Espana
Las Palmas have announced the signing of striker Marko Livaja from Javi Gracia’s Rubin Kazan on a four-year contract. Livaja joins Las Palmas for an undisclosed fee and becomes their second summer signing after Portuguese defender Helder Lopes.

Official: Granada sign Gabriel Silva | Football Espana
Granada have confirmed the signing of left-back Gabriel Silva from Udinese on a season-long loan. In a statement on Granada’s official website, Gabriel has arrived "to bolster one of the weakest positions in the squad".

Heiko Westermann joins Ajax on free transfer from Real Betis - ESPN FC
Ajax signed former Germany international Heiko Westermann from Real Betis to a two-year deal on Saturday. The centre-back moves to the Dutch giants on a free transfer despite having a year left on his contract in Spain.