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La Liga News: 26 July 2016; Sevilla Fined for Europa League Incident, Villarreal Sign Porto Duo

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Odegaard heading to Germany | Football Espana
Martin Odegaard is expected to leave Real Madrid on loan this summer and a move to the Bundesliga looks most likely. AS notes that Odegaard’s father, Hans-Erik, is scheduled to discuss the player’s future with Los Blancos and the intention is to agree a loan deal away from Santiago Bernabeu.

Real Madrid most important signing is their fitness coach - ESPN FC
Hired from Olympique de Lyon, Italian fitness coach Antonio Pintus has the huge task of getting Real Madrid ready for a very long season. While doing that, Pintus also has to make sure that he fights one of the squad's biggest issues during these last two seasons: the injury plague.

Zinedine Zidane must refresh his squad and rest Cristiano Ronaldo to find success at Real Madrid - ESPN FC
Zinedine Zidane's first six months as Real Madrid's first-team coach did not go too badly, as he quickly resolved issues that brought down predecessor Rafa Benitez, almost caught Barcelona in the La Liga title race, and then finished the season by beating Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final.

Liverpool, Sevilla fined for Europa League incidents - Goal.com
Liverpool and Sevilla have been hit with UEFA fines as a result of incidents that took place at the Europa League final on May 18. Jurgen Klopp's side have been fined €16,000 for an "illicit banner and the setting off of fireworks", European football's governing body said in a statement.

Sevilla, Atleti ‘agree Vietto loan’ | Football Espana
Diario de Sevilla says the Europa League holders will pay €3.5m to take Vietto for a year and a fee of €20m has also been agreed if Sevilla want to make the move permanent at the end of the loan deal, but that isn’t a binding clause.

Villarreal agree a deal with Corinthians for Alexandre Pato - reports - ESPN FC
Villarreal have reached an agreement with Brazilian side Corinthians for Alexandre Pato, according to reports. The La Liga side will pay Corinthians in the area of €3 million for 60 percent of the former Selecao man's rights.

Andres Fernandez and Jose Angel join Villarreal on loan from Porto - ESPN FC
Villarreal have signed Andres Fernandez and Jose Angel on loan from Porto for the 2016-17 season. Goalkeeper Fernandez, 29, spent the majority of his career playing for Osasuna, making over 100 senior appearances between 2007 and 2014, before moving to Porto after the Spanish side were relegated from LaLiga.

Official: Ex-Samp star to Alaves | Football Espana
Alaves have announced the signing of Serbian midfielder Nenad Krsticic following his release by Sampdoria last week. Krsticic appears to have put pen to paper on a one-year contract with Alaves and joins former Levante pair Zouhair Feddal and Deyverson plus Colombia international Daniel Torres among others in making the move to the La Liga new boys.