OSASUNA NEWS

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.
Sergio Garcia has pleaded his innocence after being accused of match-fixing by Angel Vizcay in court on Friday.
Rafinha has claimed that Barcelona would not want to host Real Madrid at Camp Nou in the Copa del Rey final if the tides were turned.
Espanyol captain Sergio Garcia is among the three players named by Angel Vizcay in court to have committed acts of match-fixing last season.
Former Osasuna forward Javier Acuna has called for anyone found guilty of match-fixing to face jail time and defended the integrity of the players.
Espanyol have released a statement denying allegations that they helped to fix a La Liga match last season.
Osasuna President Luis Sabalza has confirmed that €1.5m did leave the club’s accounts last year but denied accusations of match-fixing.
Spain’s Professional Football League (LFP) will reportedly launch an investigation into last season’s La Liga match between Espanyol and Osasuna on May 11.
Two players have been accused of attempting to fix La Liga matches involving Real Betis last season.
Osasuna could find themselves at the centre of a match-fixing probe relating to four matches in La Liga last season, according to Marca.
Sevilla are expected to sign Osasuna defender Alejandro Arribas on a two-year contract, reports in Spain say.
Relegated Osasuna host Barcelona B in their first match in the Segunda next season, while Real Betis start on the road.
Osasuna Coach Javi Gracia has confirmed he is leaving the club following their relegation to the Segunda on Sunday.

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