ESPANYOL NEWS

Espanyol have confirmed the return of midfielder David Lopez from Napoli for a reported €4.5m.
Juande Ramos insists “every game in La Liga is difficult and evenly matched” ahead of Malaga’s trip to Espanyol on Friday.
David Lopez could return to La Liga with Espanyol after a move to Real Betis from Napoli fell apart.
Kevin Constant’s name has been proposed by Espanyol as an option at left-back but there might be interest from Granada as well.
Pau Lopez could get his move from Espanyol to Tottenham Hotspur today after the Premier League club met Los Periquitos’ demands.
Quique Sanchez Flores admits Espanyol “are a fragile team” and “must be totally different” to the one that lost 6-4 to Sevilla in Saturday’s La Liga opener.
Jorge Sampaoli admits Sevilla’s progress under his watch “has been much better than I expected” ahead of Saturday’s La Liga opener against Espanyol.
Jose Antonio Reyes admits returning to Sevilla as an Espanyol player will be a ‘special night’ but ‘there’ll be no friends when the game starts.’
Tottenham Hotspur and Espanyol are negotiating for Pau Lopez but Los Periquitos have rejected the Premier League club’s most recent offer.
Gerard Moreno says he has a positive feeling about Espanyol this season and stressed the new arrivals at the club have increased competition.
Espanyol have confirmed the signing of midfielder Javi Fuego from Valencia for reportedly “just under” €2m.
Martin Demichelis says he is looking forward to his return to La Liga and believes he can be “important” for Espanyol this season.
Villarreal are weighing up a move for Espanyol striker Felipe Caicedo after Roberto Soldado was ruled out for six months.
Espanyol have announced the signing of former Manchester City defender and free agent Martin Demichelis on a one-year contract.
Espanyol are reportedly “a step away” from signing former Manchester City and Malaga defender Martin Demichelis on a free transfer.
La Liga’s clubs have to make their stadiums appear full or face sanctions, according to regulations coming into force in the new season.
Pau Lopez has an offer from Tottenham Hotspur, it’s reported, as Espanyol’s transfer activity resumes in a flurry.
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.
Valencia have announced the departures of winger Pablo Piatti and right-back Antonio Barragan to Espanyol and Middlesbrough respectively.
Real Madrid travel to Real Sociedad, Barcelona host Real Betis and Atletico Madrid welcome new boys Alaves on the 2016-17 La Liga opening day.
Espanyol are reportedly on the verge of signing Pablo Piatti after the winger abandoned Valencia’s preseason training camp on Thursday night.
Espanyol have confirmed interest in signing Pablo Piatti from Valencia and the midfielder could be interested as well.
Espanyol have confirmed the signing of striker Leo Baptistao from Atletico Madrid for a fee reportedly in the region of €6m.
Espanyol have completed the signing of Jose Manuel Jurado from Watford, an express request of Quique Sanchez Flores.
Watford have signed Isaac Success from Granada for a club-record fee of €15m and are reportedly close to selling Jose Manuel Jurado to Espanyol.
Quique Sanchez Flores wanted Mario Gomez at Espanyol but is likely to miss out, but Mario Suarez is a possibility.
Jose Antonio Reyes reveals a reunion with Quique Sanchez Flores was part of why he accepted Espanyol’s offer.
Jose Antonio Reyes has agreed a two-year contract with Espanyol after his contract at Sevilla expired.
Espanyol have confirmed their interest in Real Madrid forward Jese Rodriguez as CEO Roman Robert rolls out their Chinese owners’ ambitious plans.

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