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La Liga News: 17 January 2017; Real Sociedad Ease Past Malaga, Gael Kakuta Joins Deportivo La Coruna

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Real Madrid's Martin Odegaard aiming to get back on track at Heerenveen | Sky Sports
Martin Odegaard had the footballing world at his feet when he signed for Real Madrid in January 2015. The precocious playmaker had been courted by every top club in Europe after he was fast-tracked into Norway’s national team at the age of 15, and he arrived in the Spanish capital to a backdrop of frenzied hype and expectation.

Sevilla fans abuse of Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos condemned by LFP - ESPN FC
The Spanish Football League (LFP) has sent a report denouncing abusive language by radical Sevilla fans directed at Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos to the government's anti-violence committee for sports and the country's Football Federation.

Real Socieded up to fifth after easing past Malaga - ESPN
Real Socieded climbed to fifth in La Liga after an ultimately comfortable 2-0 win at mid-table Malaga. Inigo Martinez and Juanmi claimed the goals early in the second half after an evenly contested first period.

Martin Demichelis signs short-term Malaga deal after Espanyol release - ESPN FC
Martin Demichelis has signed a six-month contract to return to Malaga after being released by Espanyol. Demichelis, 36, joined Espanyol in the summer after leaving Manchester City but his one-year contract was terminated halfway through after making only one appearance.

Kakuta completes Depor loan | Football Espana
Deportivo La Coruna have signed Gael Kakuta on loan from Hebei China Fortune for the remainder of the season. The French winger moved to China in February last year after a six-month stint at Sevilla but he will now return to La Liga to play for his third Spanish club, having also played for Rayo Vallecano.

Barral joins Cypriot giants | Football Espana
Striker David Barral has left Granada after less than a year and plenty of controversy at the Andalucian club to join Cypriot giants APOEL. The 33-year-old was temporarily suspended from training with El Grana earlier in the season after allegedly punching teammate Isaac Cuenca, for which he later apologised.