ESPANYOL NEWS

Espanyol hero Raul Tamudo reflected on 2007’s “unforgettable” Catalan derby, when his late equaliser at Barcelona handed Real Madrid the title that season.
Unai Emery insisted “I had full confidence in the team I played” against Espanyol after a weakened Sevilla lost 1-0 at Cornella-El Prat on Sunday.
Espanyol midfielder Victor Sanchez has warned Barcelona “we’re going to Camp Nou to win”, while “it’s their problem” if they squander the Primera title.
Unai Emery says Sevilla’s dreams of success this season remain “intact” ahead of Sunday’s trip to Espanyol as they continue to fight on three fronts.
Gerard Pique insists Barcelona “have enough motivation” to win La Liga as they host Catalan rivals Espanyol in their final home game next week.
Javi Lopez launched a scathing attack on his Espanyol teammates after Friday’s 4-0 hammering by Las Palmas in La Liga as “we’re not fit to wear this shirt”.
Celta Vigo Coach Eduardo Berizzo will take a point from Espanyol but admits his side needed to manage their lead better.
Eduardo Berizzo wants Celta Vigo to take a step towards the Europa League with a victory at Espanyol.
Espanyol Coach Constantin Galca insists he isn’t thinking of his future ahead of Tuesday’s visit of Celta Vigo.
Diego Simeone has made it clear that Atletico Madrid will not stop fighting for the La Liga title after Saturday’s 3-1 win at Espanyol.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone says Fernando Torres’ future will be decided “over the next few days” ahead of Saturday’s trip to Espanyol.
Victor Sanchez says he and his fellow Espanyol players were at fault for Sergio Gonzales’ sacking and that’s why they saved Constantin Galca.
Javi Gracia insists “no-one will make me change my mind” that Malaga’s priority is ensuring survival, not Europe, ahead of Sunday’s match against Espanyol.
Espanyol have announced that they will reassign Dani Jarque’s former shirt number to a homegrown player next season.
Ernesto Valverde rued Athletic Bilbao’s “absurd” 2-1 defeat to Espanyol on Sunday but was unhappy with his former side’s conduct in “stopping the game”.
Ernesto Valverde has confirmed that Athletic Bilbao winger Iker Muniain faces up to three weeks out with a thigh injury.
Real Madrid won’t send Marco Asensio for another loan spell next season despite Espanyol hoping to keep hold of the midfielder.
Jose Gonzalez was left disappointed after Granada drew with Espanyol despite playing more than an hour with 10 men.
Espanyol Coach Constantin Galca admitted he was happier with the point against Granada than he was with the performance.
Isaac Cuenca insists he is ready to make up for lost time at Granada after looking ahead to Monday’s match against Espanyol in La Liga.
Constantin Galca felt Espanyol could have wrapped up the win over Rayo Vallecano sooner, but was still delighted with three ‘very important’ points.
Constantin Galca says his Espanyol players “feel much better now” after their bout of gastroenteritis ahead of Monday’s match against Rayo Vallecano.
Constantin Galca praised the “efforts” of his Espanyol players during their 3-0 defeat to Real Betis but admitted their gastroenteritis made it “difficult to compete”.
Constantin Galca reveals the Espanyol players hit by gastroenteritis are improving ahead of Real Betis.
Eight Espanyol players have been stuck down by gastroenteritis, only a matter of days before playing Real Betis.
Espanyol Coach Constantin Galca wants his side to stay ‘focused’ when going to Sporting Gijon.
Constantin Galca praised the impact of Real Madrid loanee Marco Asensio after Espanyol’s 1-0 win against Deportivo La Coruna on Saturday.
Constantin Galca has urged Espanyol’s fans to support the team when they host Deportivo La Coruna 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.’
Gary Neville insisted Valencia’s 2-1 victory over Espanyol in La Liga on Saturnday was “not a night of celebrations or screaming from the rooftops”.

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