REAL BETIS NEWS

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.
Rafael Van der Vaart has compared his role in the Real Betis team as akin to former Barcelona playmaker Xavi Hernandez.
Dani Ceballos has signed senior terms with Real Betis, who still want to extend his contract with an agreement ‘close.’
Real Betis are said to be confident regarding contract talks with Dani Ceballos, one of the stars of Spain’s Under-19 success.
Barcelona will begin the defence of their La Liga title with a trip to San Mames to face Athletic Bilbao, it has been announced.
Real Betis have confirmed the signing of defender German Pezzella from River Plate on a five-year contract.
Real Betis have completed the permanent signing of Cristiano Piccini from Fiorentina on a four-year contract, with La Viola retaining two repurchase options.
Newly-promoted Real Betis have confirmed the signing of Didier Digard from French outfit Nice.
Real Betis are plotting an ambitious loan swoop for Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah, according to Al-Quds Al-Arabi.
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.
Rafael van der Vaart insists he has plenty to offer after being presented as a Real Betis player. ‘I’m the same as I was at Real Madrid.’
Rafael van der Vaart has spoken of his happiness at completing a move to Real Betis. “For me it is a dream.”
Hamburg and Netherlands star Rafael van der Vaart has confirmed that he will join Real Betis this summer, admitting he was sold “a wonderful project”.
Rafael Van Der Vaart could be presented as a Real Betis player early next week as his agent confirms a return to Spain.
A dramatic final day in La Segunda saw Sporting Gijon pip Girona to automatic promotion against the odds and Osasuna beat the drop.
Newly-promoted Real Betis are close to completing the signing of Rafael van der Vaart on a Bosman free transfer from Hamburg.
Malaga and Real Betis are considering an approach for Rafael Van der Vaart, who wants to end his career in Spain.
Real Betis have returned to La Liga at the first time of asking after defeating Alcorcon 3-0 on Sunday.
Fiorentina winger Joaquin says he is longing for a return to first club Real Betis as he enters the twilight of his career.
Real Betis have offered their Benito Villamarin stadium as a possible venue for the Copa del Rey final on May 30.
The city of Sevilla has offered its three major venues as a solution to where the Copa del Rey final should be played.
Fiorentina winger Joaquin has revealed that he could become a bullfighter once he retires from football.
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.
Antonio Amaya has issued a statement regarding allegations of match-fixing in which he categorically denies any involvement.
Real Betis captain Jorge Molina has come to the defence of current and former teammates accused of match-fixing. “I’d put my hand in the fire for them.”
Two players have been accused of attempting to fix La Liga matches involving Real Betis last season.

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