ESPANYOL NEWS

Deportivo La Coruna can finally guarantee their place in La Liga next season if they avoid defeat to a similarly-misfiring Espanyol on Sunday.
A Barcelona fan has been banned from football stadiums in Spain after firing a fake gun in Saturday’s Catalan derby against Espanyol.
Espanyol are set to be punished for chants in relation to Barcelona defender Gerard Pique and his partner Shakira during Saturday’s Catalan derby.
Arsenal striker Lucas Perez is set for a summer exit from North London amid interest from a number of La Liga clubs, say reports in Spain.
Luis Enrique says he is confident that Barcelona will contest La Liga and the Copa del Rey “at 100 percent” after Saturday’s 3-0 win at Espanyol.
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez insists he was not “obsessed” about ending his goal drought after his brace at Espanyol on Saturday.
Luis Suarez ended his goal drought as Barcelona remained in the La Liga title race with a 3-0 win at Catalan neighbours Espanyol on Saturday.
Neymar is back from suspension to reunite Barcelona's MSN frontline in tonight's Catalan derby at Espanyol.
Join Football Espana for this La Liga Saturday as Real Madrid host Valencia, before Espanyol and Barcelona contest the Catalan Derby!
James Rodriguez starts over Isco for Real Madrid this afernoon against Valencia, who are without Mestalla hero Simone Zaza.
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique says while Neymar “is a specialist” in managing derbies, “controlling his emotions will be vital and necessary”.
Andres Iniesta is a major doubt for Barcelona’s trip to Espanyol on Saturday after missing training on Friday due to a muscular injury.
Sporting Gijon had to settle for a point at home to Espanyol as their battle against relegation looks set to run until the end of the campaign.
Espanyol are prioritising retaining on-loan duo Diego Lopez and Diego Reyes beyond the current season, confirmed chief executive Ramon Robert.
Diego Simeone hailed his side’s performance level in their hard-fought victory at Espanyol to consolidate third place in La Liga.
Diego Simeone refused to acknowledge Real Madrid as Atletico’s opponents in the Champions League semi-finals ahead of Saturday’s trip to Espanyol.
Leo Baptistao scored a brilliant injury-time winner for Espanyol to see off relegation-threatened Leganes in Sunday’s early kick-off.
Espanyol will be looking to end their barren run on the road when they travel to Leganes, who are in dire need of a victory themselves.
A Manchester United scout was reportedly at Espanyol’s win over Alaves to watch David Lopez and Aaron Martin.
Sevilla gave sporting director Monchi a fitting sendoff against Deportivo La Coruna in La Liga Week 31 as Villarreal toppled Athletic Bilbao.
Espanyol’s Europa League hopes are on the line this Saturday against Alaves, whose season risks petering out prematurely.
A double from Aritz Aduriz propelled Athletic Club Bilbao into sixth place and a Europa League spot with an important victory over Espanyol.
Jose Antonio Reyes admits his injury-time winner against Real Betis in La Liga on Friday was as much for Sevilla fans as those of Espanyol.
Real Betis coach Victor Sanchez del Amo is aiming to secure successive victories for the first time this season as his side travel to Espanyol.
Mauricio Pochettino has explained he could never be Barcelona Coach due to his connections with Catalan rivals Espanyol.
Real Madrid are reportedly targeting Real Sociedad’s Yuri Berchiche and Espanyol’s Aaron Martin as left-back reinforcements for next season.
Real Sociedad and Villarreal both had their hopes of Champions League football next season dashed after defeats in La Liga Week 28.
The two outsiders for European qualification take to Ipurua on Saturday as only a win will do for Eibar and Espanyol.
Espanyol provisionally moved to within six points of a Europa League spot in La Liga after a thrilling 4-3 victory over Las Palmas on Friday.
Espanyol Coach Quique Sanchez Flores maintains that qualifying for next season’s Europa League is his side’s ambition for the season.
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