ESPANYOL NEWS

Thievy Bifouma has signed on loan for Almeria for a year, leaving Espanyol for the coming season.
The fixtures for the new La Liga season have been announced with Real Madrid and Barcelona to meet in October and March.
Espanyol’s former sporting director has revealed the club were close to signing Real Madrid new boy James Rodriguez in 2010.
Kiko Casilla has said he will see out the season at Espanyol and hopes to extend his contract, which expires in 2015.
Real Madrid have been told by Espanyol that they risk missing out on getting a fee for Kiko Casilla unless the player’s situation changes this summer.
Espanyol are hopeful they can retain goalkeeper Kiko Casilla amid reports of interest from Real Madrid.
Espanyol defender Hector Moreno has suffered a fractured tibia during Mexico’s World Cup defeat against the Netherlands.
Marseille have made an approach to Espanyol for defender Hector Moreno, according to reports in Spain.
Atletico Madrid could make an approach to Espanyol for Mexico international centre-back Hector Moreno.
Steaua Bucharest have appointed former Espanyol player Constantin Galca as their new Coach.
Sergio Gonzalez has been confirmed as the new Coach of Espanyol, taking over from Javier Aguirre.
Sergio Gonzalez is expected to be confirmed as the new Coach of Espanyol tomorrow, reports in Spain have said.
Barcelona have won the 25th edition of the Copa Catalunya after defeating Espanyol on penalties in last night’s final.
Departing Espanyol Coach Javier Aguirre is not feeling too bad about his exit from the Catalan club.
Real Madrid Coach Carlo Ancelotti says his decision to keep Cristiano Ronaldo out of yesterday’s match with Espanyol was to avoid unnecessary risks.
Gareth Bale and Alvaro Morata ensured that Real Madrid ended the season with a win, as they beat Espanyol 3-1 at Santiago Bernabeu.
As expected, Cristiano Ronaldo starts for Real Madrid as they play their last League game of the season at home to Espanyol.
Carlo Ancelotti has urged his Real Madrid side to ‘keep going’ as they prepare for next weekend’s Champions League final.
Mundo Deportivo report that Espanyol Coach Javier Aguirre is set to leave the club.
Javier Aguirre looks set to leave Espanyol at the end of the season, with Paulo Sousa the favourite to succeed the Mexican.
Javi Gracia is remaining optimistic that his Osasuna side can avoid relegation, despite being entrenched in the drop zone.
Juan Ignacio Martinez has called on Real Valladolid to show the same level for the rest of the season they did in beating Espanyol.
Juan Ignacio Martinez has said Real Valladolid’s game against Espanyol on Saturday is akin to a Champions League final for its importance.
Espanyol’s Alex Fernandez admits his side are currently going through an uncomfortable period, having only picked up one point in five matches.
Javier Aguirre pulled no punches following Espanyol’s 2-1 home defeat to Almeria on Sunday.
Javier Aguirre has said Espanyol’s game against Almeria is as vital for his side as the relegation-threatened visitors to Cornella El-Prat.
Javier Aguirre thought his Espanyol side at least a draw against Real Sociedad yesterday evening.
Real Sociedad boss Jagoba Arrasate celebrated signing a new contract this week with a win against Espanyol on Saturday.
Javier Aguirre has warned his Espanyol players against switching off in the remainder of the League campaign.
Kiko Casilla has revealed his desire to remain with Espanyol and said he wants to sign a new contract with the club.

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