LEVANTE NEWS

Jose Luis Mendilibar pointed the finger at the Levante defence after seeing his side go down to a 2-0 defeat at home to Rayo Vallecano.
Levante Coach Jose Luis Mendilibar has called for allegations of match-fixing in Spanish football to be taken seriously.
Levante boss Jose Luis Mendilibar described his team’s performance in the 1-0 win at Granada as the best so far this season.
Granada boss Joaquin Caparros considers the clash against Levante on Wednesday to be his team’s biggest test to date.
Jose Luis Mendilibar pointed to Barcelona’s second goal as the crucial one as his Levante side fell to a 5-0 home defeat.
Goals from Neymar, Ivan Rakitic, Sandro Ramirez, Pedro Rodriguez and Lionel Messi helped Barcelona to a comfortable win over Levante.
Barcelona start with Pedro Rodriguez, Neymar and Lionel Messi in attack for the trip to Levante.
Luis Enrique isn’t fazed by the prospect of his Barcelona team meeting a defensive Levante on Sunday as he backs his side to be good enough.
Ivan Rakitic, Andres Iniesta and Sergio Busquets are all expected to return to the Barcelona XI to play Levante tomorrow.
Jose Luis Mendilibar is happy to get Levante up and running this season after a goalless draw with Malaga.
Javi Gracia believes Malaga did enough to beat Levante and wasn’t content with the goalless draw that resulted.
Malaga Coach Javi Gracia doesn’t expect Levante to roll over for his side when they meet later on Saturday.
Jose Luis Mendilibar wants to see a stronger Levante, one willing to get in their opponents’ faces, starting against Malaga.
The LFP have confirmed a number of schedule changes for week eight, to be played in October.
Levante Coach Jose Luis Mendilibar said Athletic Bilbao sealed their win just after half-time and rued his side ending the match essentially a man down.
Ernesto Valverde was delighted with the way Athletic Bilbao knuckled down following their Champions League exertions in midweek.
Jose Luis Mendilibar admits he is worried after seeing Levante fall at home to Villarreal in the first game of the season.
Villarreal Coach Marcelino believes scoring first was crucial to his side’s 2-0 win over Levante.
Levante President Quico Catalan believes the transfer of Keylor Navas to Real Madrid has made the world notice Les Granotes.
New Levante signing Jesus Fernandez wants to show Real Madrid that they were wrong to let him leave the club.
Real Madrid goalkeeper Jesus Fernandez has signed for Levante, following Keylor Navas’ arrival over the weekend.
Keylor Navas has said he isn’t joining Real Madrid expecting to be the first choice, but is willing to work for his place.
Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of Costa Rica international goalkeeper Keylor Navas from Levante.
Keylor Navas’ move from Levante to Real Madrid has been delayed until Madrid sell a goalkeeper, reports in Spain claim.
Real Madrid could today announce the signing of Levante goalkeeper Keylor Navas, according to reports in Spain.
Keylor Navas hopes to complete his move to Real Madrid by August 1, but Los Blancos first have to sell either Diego Lopez or Iker Casillas.
Costa Rica’s goalkeeping coach at the World Cup has claimed Jorge Pinto wanted to drop Keylor Navas as they didn’t get along.
Keylor Navas has confirmed he expects to leave Levante, saying he hopes to be able to reveal his transfer soon.
The fixtures for the new La Liga season have been announced with Real Madrid and Barcelona to meet in October and March.
Keylor Navas will sign a five-year contract with Real Madrid once his move from Levante is finalised.

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