EIBAR NEWS

Fran Escriba insists Villarreal are only focused on beating Eibar this weekend as opposed to extending their unbeaten start to the season.
La Liga president Javier Tebas has claimed more people in Spain watched Eibar play Osasuna than Liverpool taking on Manchester United.
Espanyol boss Quique Sanchez Flores admitted Eibar’s 3-0 lead at half-time “was inexplicable” but was confident his side’s comeback marked “a turning point”.
Quique Sanchez Flores has urged his Espanyol players to “see things in colour, not black and white” ahead of Saturday’s match against Eibar in La Liga.
Eibar's Sergi Enrich and Antonio Luna are expected to be involved in their side's Monday night clash with Osasuna, despite featuring in a sex tape.
Eibar captain Daniel Garcia has lauded his side's 'historic' draw at the Bernabeu as his club earned their first ever point against Real Madrid.
Real Madrid have confirmed that James Rodriguez picked up a calf strain before Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Eibar – but will still represent Colombia this week.
Zinedine Zidane admits Real Madrid have a problem starting games and “can’t go on like this” after Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Eibar in La Liga.
Real Madrid fell to their fourth straight draw as Eibar picked up their first-ever point against Los Blancos via a 1-1 draw on Sunday.
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Isco, as expected, replaces the injured Luka Modric for Real Madrid against Eibar this afternoon as Sergio Ramos is rested.
Zinedine Zidane has confirmed that the “important” Isco will replace the injured Luka Modric when Real Madrid host Eibar in La Liga on Sunday.
Eibar have confirmed they will not play in their usual home kit and not their yellow away kit against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu on Saturday.
Eusebio Sacristan claimed Aritz Elustondo’s red card was “an exaggerated punishment that changed everything” in Real Sociedad’s 2-0 defeat to Eibar.
Malaga coach Juande Ramos is desperate for his side to get their first win of the season but admits Eibar will be no easy opponent.
Jorge Sampaoli was “angry” with Sevilla “dropping two points” after their 1-1 draw with Eibar in La Liga on Saturday.
Jorge Sampaoli admits while “the intention is always to attack, it can’t always be carried out” after Sevilla were accused of being overly defensive at Juventus.
Eibar boss Jose Luis Mendilibar has praised the 'guts' his 10-men showed to win in the last minute at Granada.
Paco Jemez admits Granada “have a long way to go to being a team and fitting in all the jigsaw pieces” ahead of Sunday’s match against Eibar.
Pako Ayestaran has admitted that Shkodran Mustafi is leaving Valencia after overlooking the defender for Saturday’s trip to Eibar in La Liga.
Eibar have announced the signing of Granada captain Fran Rico on a season-long loan.
Gaizka Garitano admits Eibar were unfortunate to lose 2-1 to his Deportivo La Coruna side in Friday’s La Liga opener.
Deportivo La Coruna boss Gaizka Garitano admits he hopes “the best” for Eibar ahead of his first reunion with the Basques on Friday.
Deportivo la Coruna captain Laure has warned his teammates over the danger of underestimating Eibar ahead of this Friday’s game.
Swansea City have confirmed that they are close to signing former Eibar striker Borja Baston in a club-record €17.7m deal from Atletico Madrid.
La Liga’s clubs have to make their stadiums appear full or face sanctions, according to regulations coming into force in the new season.
La Liga is operating at a record-low in regards to wages owed by clubs to players, according to official figures.
La Liga is set for a long winter break next season as no fixtures have been scheduled between December 18 and January 6.
Bebe has joined Eibar on a four-year contract, having been on loan at Rayo Vallecano last year from Benfica.
Pedro Leon has left Getafe and signed for Eibar, agreeing a two-year contract with Los Armeros.
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