ESPANYOL NEWS

Espanyol goalkeeper Kiko Casilla is a contender to replace the injured Diego Alves at Valencia, reports claim.
Sergio Gonzalez has insisted that Espanyol’s 3-2 defeat to Celta in La Liga on Saturday does not take anything away from their “great season”.
Eduardo Berizzo has insisted that Celta Vigo will not be forced to sell any of their prized assets this summer but admitted “no-one is indispensable”.
Raphael Varane believes Real Madrid “lacked a little luck” in their failed title tilt this season but is ready to try again next term.
Keylor Navas has warned Real Madrid that “if I don’t play, I can’t prove my worth” following his rare appearance against Espanyol on Sunday.
Marcelo has revealed that he hopes to see Carlo Ancelotti stay on Real Madrid’s Coach next season.
Carlo Ancelotti has made it clear that he plans to remain Real Madrid’s Coach next season. “We’ll try again next year”.
Emilio Butragueno has once more refused to offer Carlo Ancelotti his backing following confirmation of Real Madrid’s barren season on Sunday.
Real Madrid ran out 4-1 winners at Espanyol on Sunday, but their late show wasn’t enough as Barcelona pipped them to the La Liga crown.
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Keylor Navas is preferred to Iker Casillas in the Real Madrid goal for this evening’s must-win encounter with Espanyol in La Liga.
Carlo Ancelotti claims he has the immediate backing of President Florentino Perez ahead of Real Madrid’s trip to Espanyol in La Liga on Sunday.
Sergio Ramos will miss Real Madrid’s last two games of the season after picking up a calf injury against Juventus on Wednesday.
Al Sadd are reportedly in advanced talks with Sergio Garcia’s representatives over a summer move for the Espanyol captain.
Gaizka Garitano admitted Eibar were “in a mess” following Friday’s 2-0 defeat by Espanyol but remained optimistic about his side’s bid to avoid the drop.
Sergio Gonzalez has warned Espanyol that “we have to play the same intensity, otherwise we’ll be eaten” ahead of Friday’s trip to Eibar in La Liga.
Espanyol are in advanced negotiations for the sale of the club to two potential buyers, reports Sport.
The RFEF, the Spanish Football Federation, has announced its intention to suspend all Leagues from May 16.
Paco Jemez has acknowledged that seventh place and the Europa League is unlikely for Rayo Vallecano but vowed to keep fighting.
Paco Jemez preferred to focus on Rayo Vallecano’s pursuit of the Europa League ahead of Sunday’s match at Espanyol, despite links with Newcastle United.
The secretary of state for sport, Miguel Cardenal, says the move to collective TV rights is vital as ‘La Liga would have become a second-level League.’
Espanyol Coach Sergio Gonzalez is still not thinking of his side’s prospects of a Europa League place despite the away win at Granada.
LFP President Javier Tebas has described the move to the sale of collective television rights as ‘the birth of a new League.’
A major change to how La Liga’s television rights are sold has moved closer after the Spanish government approved a royal decree for a collective sale.
Sergio Gonzalez has warned his players Espanyol that Granada will be “playing for their lives” when the teams meet at Los Carmenes on Thursday.
Granada boss Abel Resino admits the game with Espanyol on Thursday could be definitive in the club’s fight against relegation.
Antonio Mateu Lahoz reportedly apologised to members of the Espanyol squad after Saturday’s heated Catalan derby with Barcelona.
Barcelona left-back Jordi Alba has insisted that he did not disrespect referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz prior to his red card against Espanyol on Saturday.
Sergio Busquets accused referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz of seeking cheap heroism following Barcelona’s 2-0 win at Espanyol on Saturday.
Andres Iniesta praised his Barcelona teammates for getting the job done in Saturday’s 2-0 victory over Espanyol at Cornella-El Prat.

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