REAL BETIS NEWS

Joaquin has said he never truly left Real Betis and always knew he’d one day return after being presented to the fans.
Real Betis have signed Joaquin from Fiorentina, subject to a medical, and could be about to swoop for Norwich City striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel.
Dani Ceballos has ended speculation about his future by confirming he wants to stay at Real Betis and “enjoying these fans for many more years”.
Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez each grabbed a brace as Real Madrid silenced last week's critics with a 5-0 demolition of Real Betis on Saturday.
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Marcelino has admitted that he is still bitter about the manner of last week's draw with Real Betis ahead of Espanyol in La Liga on Friday.
Rafa Benitez has joked that Gareth Bale is a “problem” player after ridiculing criticism of the Real Madrid winger's displays in the No 10 role.
Rafa Benitez has dismissed criticism of Real Madrid's performance against Sporting Gijon. “We were the team with most shots on goal last weekend.”
Real Betis have been linked with a move for Porto striker Adrian Lopez after a move for Swansea City’s Michu was ruled out.
Real Betis Coach Pepe Mel has no time for anyone who suggests Real Madrid don’t have goals in the team. ‘It makes me laugh…’
Pepe Mel has offered an update on the status of Joaquin’s proposed move back to Real Betis, admitting it’s entirely dependent on Fiorentina.
Real Betis have reportedly developed interest in Borussia Dortmund right-back Jakub Blaszczykowski but will be priced out of a move.
Fiorentina President Andrea Della Valle has made it clear that Joaquin will not be returning to Real Betis during the summer transfer window.
Pepe Mel has admitted that reported Real Madrid target Dani Ceballos is “disoriented” following Sunday's 1-1 draw with Villarreal in La Liga.
Marcelino admits Villarreal have encountered “difficulties” this summer but remains confident he will end his winless streak against Real Betis on Sunday.
The Spanish football calendar is expected to undergo yet another revision with games to be played on December 30 and 31.
Joaquin has reportedly agreed a three-year contract with Real Betis and describes the move as a ‘good solution’ but Fiorentina want him to stay.
Joaquin has reportedly agreed terms on a return to Real Betis and is only waiting for the Primera new boys to find agreement with Fiorentina.
Koke believes Atletico Madrid have found their new goalscoring hero in Jackson Martinez. “Hopefully, he will score many more.”
Real Betis have reportedly switched their attentions from former player Joaquin to Real Madrid new boy Lucas Vazquez.
Juan Manuel Vargas has expressed his delight at joining Real Betis from Fiorentina. “I’m very happy and excited about this new adventure.”
Real Betis President Juan Carlos Ollero has reiterated there’s been no Real Madrid approach for Dani Ceballos as the club presented Heiko Westermann.
Juan Manuel Vargas is set to join Real Betis and has spoken of his excitement at the move to the Primera new boys.
Real Betis have completed the signing of former Hamburg defender Heiko Westermann on a free transfer.
Heiko Westermann and Juan Manuel Vargas will reportedly sign for Real Betis on free transfers and both have connections to the club already.
Pepe Mel has admitted that Real Betis have “zero chance” of signing Dani Osvaldo, despite the former Espanyol striker’s unattached status.
Real Betis President Juan Carlos Ollero has faith Dani Ceballos will remain at Benito Vilamarin in the face of reported Real Madrid interest.
Rafael Van Der Vaart believes his former Tottenham Hotspur teammate Luka Modric is Real Madrid’s key man, and talked Gareth Bale and Iker Casillas.
Rafael Van Der Vaart disputes he is at Real Betis only to sell shirts and says Pepe Mel ‘thinks like a Dutch Coach.’
Real Madrid are reportedly ready to move Real Betis starlet Dani Ceballos, who is at a contractual impasse with his club.

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