ALAVES NEWS

Barcelona right-back Aleix Vidal admits medics “laughed” at his suggestion of recovering in time for the Copa del Rey Final after his late cameo against Alaves.
Athletic Bilbao have qualified for next season’s Europa League third qualifying round following Barcelona’s Copa Del Rey triumph.
Outgoing Barcelona boss Luis Enrique admits “I needed to leave and I think the players needed it too” after Saturday’s Copa del Rey Final triumph.
Javier Mascherano suffered a cut to his head, concussion and a knee injury during Barcelona’s Copa del Rey Final victory over Alaves on Saturday.
Barcelona bid Luis Enrique a fitting farewell as they beat Alaves 3-1 to win the Copa del Rey for a record 29th time, in the Vicente Calderon’s last-ever game.
Football Espana is LIVE at the Vicente Calderon for its last-ever game, the Copa del Rey Final between Barcelona and Alaves!
Javier Mascherano and Paco Alcacer start for Barcelona in tonight’s Copa del Rey Final against Alaves as the Vicente Calderon hosts its last-ever game.
Barcelona right-back Aleix Vidal has been given the all-clear to face Alaves in the Copa del Rey Final, just three months after dislocating his ankle.
Gerard Pique claims referees “influenced” the outcome of La Liga but accepts it was Real Madrid’s title and admits Barcelona “had to be infinitely better”.
Luis Enrique reveals he is open to the idea of returning to Barcelona in the future ahead of his final game, the Copa del Rey Final against Alaves.
Alaves Coach Mauricio Pellegrino has praised his former teammate and current Barcelona Coach Luis Enrique ahead of the Copa Del Rey final.
Jordi Alba believes Barcelona ‘deserve’ to win the Copa del Rey this season ahead of their final against Alaves on Saturday.
Premier League duo Crystal Palace and Watford are both considering a move for out-of-contract Alaves boss Mauricio Pellegrino, say reports in Spain.
Sevilla are considering of replacing the outgoing Jorge Sampaoli with current Alaves Coach Mauricio Pellegrino, say reports in Spain.
Jorge Sampaoli seemingly signed off from Sevilla with a ‘manita’ against Osasuna as Las Palmas took another hammering in Quique Setien’s final game.
Alaves can secure an eighth-place finish in La Liga with victory over fellow promoted survivors Leganes, in their last game before the Copa del Rey Final.
Alaves midfielder Marcos Llorente, currently on loan from Real Madrid, believes current teammate Theo Hernandez ‘will triumph’ at the Bernabeu.
Alaves midfielder Marcos Llorente has claimed Barcelona are the perfect Copa del Rey final opponents for him as they have been a rival ‘since childhood’.
Celta Vigo’s league form continued to pay the price for prioritising the Europa League as they fell to a 3-1 defeat to an impressive Alaves.
Europa League semi-finalists Celta Vigo will be looking to end a run of four straight defeats in La Liga when they take on in-form Alaves this Sunday.
Alaves manager Mauricio Pellegrino’s future at the club is in the balance as he has not committed to a new contract, say reports in Spain.
Alaves feel they have been disrespected on not being informed of reports loanee full-back Theo Hernandez has passed a medical for Real Madrid.
Athletic Club Bilbao’s hopes of a European qualification spot were damaged as they suffered a 1-0 defeat at Alaves.
Theo Hernandez’s agent claims Real Madrid and Barcelona have both offered to meet the Atletico Madrid left-back’s €24m release clause.
In-form Athletic Bilbao will be looking to leapfrog Villarreal into fifth place in La Liga when they take on Basque rivals Alaves this Sunday.
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has confirmed the club has not received any offers for highly-rated full-back Theo Hernandez.
Alaves fought back from a goal down to record a 4-1 victory at Real Betis and crank up the pressure on under-fire Victor Sanchez Del Amo.
Real Betis boss Victor Sanchez believes his side should be challenging for Europe ahead of Sunday’s game against midtable rivals Alaves.
Eibar held Alaves to a scoreless draw in Thursday’s all-Basque clash at Estadio Mendizorroza despite having goalkeeper Asier Riesgo sent off.
Barcelona are willing to offer Jordi Alba on loan in order to land Atletico Madrid full-back Theo Hernandez, say reports in Spain.
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