EIBAR NEWS

Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano took the positives from his ban for five yellow cards on Saturday against Eibar as “it’ll be good to get some rest”.
Luis Enrique says Barcelona “aren’t afraid” of the pressure to defend their La Liga crown after Sunday’s 4-0 win at Eibar.
The ‘MSN’ reached 100 goals for the season on Sunday as Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez both scored in Barcelona’s 4-0 La Liga win at Eibar.
Join Football Espana this afternoon for LIVE build-up, commentary and analysis as Barcelona travel to Eibar in La Liga without the suspended Neymar!
Munir El Haddadi is the player elected to replace the suspended Neymar for Barcelona’s trip to Eibar in La Liga this afternoon.
Luis Enrique believes Lionel Messi “can still be the best at 40” ahead of Barcelona’s trip to Eibar in La Liga on Sunday.
Unai Emery became only the third Sevilla Coach to win 100 games on Wednesday after he led his side to a 1-0 victory over Eibar.
Unai Emery considers Eibar to be a ‘direct rival’ to Sevilla’s European hopes this season.
Quique Setien praised his Las Palmas playersfor “taking a big step” towards survival in La Liga after Friday’s 1-0 win at Eibar.
Marcelo Diaz believes he made “a very good decision” to join Celta Vigo last month after Saturday’s 3-2 victory over Eibar in La Liga.
Eduardo Berizzo has expressed his delight with Nolito’s return ahead of Celta Vigo’s encounter with Eibar in La Liga on Saturday.
LFP President Javier Tebas has floated the idea of early Saturday starts to matches next season, and wants the Copa del Rey ‘reinvented.’
Rubi has insisted that Levante will “keep fighting” for survival in La Liga after Sunday’s 2-0 defeat at Eibar.
Jose Luis Mendilibar has warned Eibar that they must tighten up defensively when they welcome Levante to Ipurua in La Liga on Sunday.
Fernando Torres says he is “honoured” to have scored his 100th Atletico Madrid goal in Saturday’s 3-1 win against Eibar.
Diego Simeone hailed Atletico Madrid’s fans as the “12th man” during Saturday’s 3-1 win against Eibar in La Liga.
Diego Simeone will be forced to name a makeshift backline for Atletico Madrid’s visit of Eibar in La Liga on Saturday.
Kike won’t be able to debut for Eibar until next season after it was confirmed his transfer was completed a minute past Monday’s deadline.
Eibar have confirmed they won’t pay the fee needed to allow Borja Baston to play against parent club Atletico Madrid this weekend.
Eibar have signed Middlesbrough striker Kike after it was confirmed the deal was completed before Monday’s transfer deadline.
Javi Gracia was delighted Malaga “ended our slump against great opponents” after they defeated Eibar 2-1 in La Liga on Saturday.
Javi Gracia has warned Malaga that they need to start winning again ahead of Saturday’s trip to Eibar in La Liga.
Sevilla will reportedly sign Keko in June, with Eibar agreeing to let him go cheaper in return for the winger staying the rest of the season.
La Liga President Javier Tebas has travelled to Brussels to speak in defence of third-party ownership. ‘Without it, La Liga’s stars will go to the Premier League.’
Sevilla are looking into other options after being dissuaded from going for Eibar’s Keko by the price tag placed on the winger.
Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz has admitted that he is “flattered” by Spain boss Vicente del Bosque’s recent appraisal of his performances.
Ernesto Valverde says “it’s too early to say” whether he will remain in charge of Athletic Bilbao next season ahead of Sunday’s Basque derby with Eibar.
Sevilla have reportedly turned to Eibar winger Keko as they search for additions in the winter transfer window.
Jose Luis Mendillibar pointed to the belief and work ethic of his Eibar players as reasons for the squad’s success following a rout of Granada.
Eibar have been handed a boost ahead of Monday’s visit of Granada in La Liga with the signing of Brentford midfielder Jota on an 18-month loan.
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