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La Liga News: 6 February 2017; Real Madrid Eying Sergio Aguero, Sevilla Held by Villarreal

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Valencia v Real Madrid rescheduled after December postponement for FIFA Club World Cup | Sky Sports
Real Madrid's postponed La Liga game at Valencia has been rescheduled and will now be played on February 22. The 16th round encounter - which will take place at the Mestalla Stadium - was originally scheduled to be played in December but was moved due to Real's participation in the FIFA Club World Cup, a tournament that Zinedine Zidane's men went on to win.

Playing Real Madrid game would have risked lives - Vigo mayor - ESPN FC
Winds of up to 140 kilometres an hour hit the Galician city on Friday night, dislodging parts of the roof at the Celta's Balaidos stadium, and Caballero made the decision to call off the game following an inspection early on Saturday.

European paper talk: Real Madrid lining up €80m bid for Sergio Aguero | Sky Sports
Real Madrid are lining up an €80million summer swoop for Sergio Aguero. The Manchester City striker's future is in doubt after he said he'll wait and see what the club wants to do with him when the season is up.

Cristiano Ronaldo still prolific but his role has changed at Real Madrid | Sky Sports
2016 was a special year for Cristiano Ronaldo. He won the Champions League with Real Madrid and the European Championships with Portugal. There was also a bumper new contract at the Bernabeu in November, he won his fourth Ballon d'Or award in December, and he capped the year off with a hat-trick in Real Madrid's Club World Cup final win.

Sevilla's title hopes falter following goalless draw with Villarreal - ESPN
Samir Nasri failed from the penalty spot in the 49th minute, Wissam Ben Yedder had his goal disallowed for offside in the 59th, and Vicente Iborra's close-range header was brilliantly saved by Villarreal goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo in the 82nd, keeping Jorge Sampaoli's side from being able to gain ground on their rivals.

Atletico Madrid are European football's most effective spenders - report - ESPN FC
Atletico Madrid have been named as Europe's "smartest spending" club by a study compiled by auditing company KPMG. The study, the results of which were published in the Financial Times, also praised Everton, Tottenham and Southampton.

Atletico Madrid's Diego Godin very sorry for Alaves spitting incident - ESPN FC
Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin has apologised for a recent spitting incident involving Alaves centre-forward Deyverson. Atletico's 0-0 draw at Alaves on Jan. 28 ended with a clash between the pair, and TV images appeared to show Brazilian forward Deyverson first spit in Godin's face, and the Uruguay defender then react in kind.

Valencia ambassador Mario Kempes sacked after criticising performance against Eibar | Sky Sports
Valencia have sacked World Cup winner Mario Kempes from his ambassadorial role with the club over his criticism of their performance against Eibar. Kempes, who had been in the role since 2013, has been an outspoken critic of the struggling side for much of the season and continued his stance after the 4-0 home defeat on Saturday.

Greek striker Samaras to join Zaragoza | Football Espana
Real Zaragoza will complete the signing of Greek striker Georgios Samaras on a deal until the end of the season, the club have confirmed. The former Manchester City and Glasgow Celtic striker will complete his move to the Segunda side pending a medical, due to take place on Tuesday.

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