OSASUNA NEWS

Fran Escriba says draws “aren’t worth anything” to Villarreal ahead of Sunday’s match against Osasuna as they “must always go out to win”.
Jose Antonio Reyes has spoken of the relief around Espanyol following their first win of the campaign.
Osasuna boss Enrique Martin is not panicking about his side's winless start to the season and is remaining positive for the season.
Eduardo Berizzo insists Celta Vigo go into their match against Osasuna unfazed. “There’s no greater pressure than the one we put ourselves under...”
Zinedine Zidane insists Cristiano Ronaldo was “happy” to be substituted during Real Madrid’s 5-2 win against Osasuna in La Liga on Saturday.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored on his return as Real Madrid survived a late Osasuna show to win 5-2 and secure a joint-record 15th straight victory in La Liga.
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s return is one of five changes for Real Madrid against Osasuna in La Liga this afternoon.
Real Madrid will be without Marcelo, Casemiro and James Rodriguez for Saturday’s match against Osasuna in La Liga.
Osasuna have confirmed the loan signing of French midfielder Didier Digard from Real Betis.
Osasuna have announced the loan signing of Emmanuel Riviere from English club Newcastle United.
Eusebio Sacristian has confirmed Sergio Canales’ return from knee ligament damage ahead of Real Sociedad’s trip to Osasuna after eight months out.
Enrique Martin hailed his Osasuna players for “competing from the first to last minute” of their 1-1 draw with Malaga in La Liga on Friday.
Juande Ramos believes Malaga will be in for a tough start to the season when they kick off the 2016-17 La Liga campaign against Osasuna on Friday.
Oriol Riera has declared himself excited over his return to Osasuna and says not much has changed since his last spell at El Sadar.
Osasuna have announced the signing of Deportivo La Coruna striker Oriol Riera on a season-long loan.
La Liga is operating at a record-low in regards to wages owed by clubs to players, according to official figures.
La Liga is set for a long winter break next season as no fixtures have been scheduled between December 18 and January 6.
Real Madrid travel to Real Sociedad, Barcelona host Real Betis and Atletico Madrid welcome new boys Alaves on the 2016-17 La Liga opening day.
The European Union has approved sanctions against seven Spanish clubs, including Real Madrid and Barcelona, guilty of accepting state aid.
Osasuna are back in La Liga as Saturday’s 1-0 win at Girona in the Segunda playoff final was enough to end their two-year absence from the top flight.
Girona will meet Osasuna for a place in La Primera next season after they came from behind to beat Cordoba on Sunday.
Real Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Athletic Bilbao are among the clubs who could be asked to repay state aid wrongly paid out.
Osasuna have had a late change of heart on the sale of Mikel Merino to Borussia Dortmund and want more than €5m.
Real Madrid will today discover whether they have been expelled from this season’s Copa del Rey as they await the verdict of RFEF’s Competition Committee.
Osasuna aren’t appealing the RFEF’s decision to kick them out of the Copa del Rey for fielding an ineligible player against Mirandes.
Sporting Gijon have had their transfer ban confirmed for the new season with Osasuna punished as well.
The judge investigating a €2.4m hole in Osasuna’s accounts has said almost €1m of it may have been used for match-fixing in 2013-14.
A dramatic final day in La Segunda saw Sporting Gijon pip Girona to automatic promotion against the odds and Osasuna beat the drop.
Sergio Garcia has reiterated his innocence after being summoned to court on Friday in relation to allegations of match-fixing last season.

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