LEVANTE NEWS

Marcelino has revealed that Arsenal’s offer for Gabriel Paulista was too good for both the club and the player to resist.
Marcelino has confirmed that talks to sell Gabriel Paulista to Arsenal are under way but maintained the defender is still a part of Villarreal’s plans.
Fran Escriba was criticial of Elche’s defending during their 1-0 win against Levante on Sunday.
Lucas Alcaraz is ‘fully convinced’ that Levante will avoid relegation from La Liga this season as he prepares to take his side to Elche on Sunday.
Fran Escriba admitted Elche were given an 'impossible' task when they were drawn Barcelona in the Copa del Rey last 16.
Levante boss Lucas Alcaraz felt it was important his side tasted victory in the 3-2 Copa del Rey defeat of Malaga, despite going out of the competition.
Malaga boss Javi Gracia said he was left feeling “bitter” after seeing his side go down to a 3-2 Copa del Rey defeat at Levante.
Malaga boss Javi Gracia says his team will be going all out to score goals in the Copa del Rey return leg against Levante on Tuesday.
Victor Fernandez conceded that while he was pleased with Deportivo La Coruna’s performance at Levante, he was ultimately dismayed by their failure to win the match.
Lucas Alcaraz has insisted that Levante’s encounter with Deportivo La Coruna tonight will not decide their La Liga fate.
Victor Fernandez is expecting a proper relegation scrap when Deportivo La Coruna face Levante in La Liga later this evening.
Malaga boss Javi Gracia declared himself delighted with his players after the 2-0 Copa del Rey home victory over Levante.
Lucas Alcaraz conceded that his Levante team struggled to compete in their 2-0 last 16 Copa del Rey defeat at Malaga.
Diego Simeone has slammed Alessio Cerci for the manner of his departure from Atletico Madrid. “I’ve never understood players who talk to the press.”
Diego Simeone has urged Atletico Madrid supporters to stand up and be counted when the side host Levante in La Liga on Saturday.
David Moyes insisted Real Sociedad deserved to beat Levante following Saturday's 1-1 draw at Ciudad de Valencia.
Levante boss Lucas Alcaraz said his team was fortunate to have reached the last 16 of the Copa del Rey after the goalless draw with Albacete.
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has denied being involved in a match-fixing scandal surrounding a Levante-Zaragoza game in 2011.
Anti-corruption prosecutor Alejandro Luzon has filed a lawsuit for the alleged fixing of a Levante-Real Zaragoza match in May 2011.
Miroslav Djukic spoke of his contentment with Cordoba's 0-0 draw at home to Levante on Saturday. "In context of the game, it was a good point."
Lucas Alcaraz said he was 'satisfied' with Levante's 1-1 draw at home to Getafe on Monday, despite acknowledging several missed chances.
Cosmin Contra insists there is little reason for Getafe to have their head in the clouds ahead of the game against Levante.
Espanyol Coach Sergio believes the home game with Levante carries more importance than usual considering his team’s bad run.
Diego Alves has called for his Valencia teammates to put Sunday’s 2-1 defeat against Levante behind them, and quickly.
Levante Coach Lucas Alcaraz believes the winning goal of the Valencian derby was well-timed as it killed Valencia’s momentum.
Valencia Coach Nuno Santo has spoken of his excitement ahead of his first derby experience against Levante tomorrow.
Levante midfielder Ruben Garcia believes the derby with Valencia this weekend is the most important game of the season.
Sevilla defender Alejandro Arribas has revealed he cannot remember Levante’s equalising goal in the 1-1 draw at the weekend.
Everton striker Arouna Kone could be set to return to Levante in the winter transfer window after more than a year on the sidelines.
Levante Coach Lucas Alcaraz doesn’t want his side blamed for a fractious draw with Sevilla, insisting the visitors weren’t the cause.

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