REAL BETIS NEWS

Real Betis Coach Pepe Mel has reportedly turned down an offer to take charge of Mexican side Xolos de Tijuana.
Sergio Gonzalez hailed Espanyol’s “complete” performance en route to Saturday’s 3-1 win at Real Betis in La Liga.
Sergio Gonzalez has leapt to the defence of Pau Lopez following fierce criticism of the Espanyol goalkeeper in recent weeks.
The draw has been made for the Copa del Rey last 32, which sees La Liga clubs enter the competition for the first time this season.
As expected, Spain Under-21 starlet Dani Ceballos has officially extended his contract with Real Betis until 2020.
Dani Ceballos should soon sign his Real Betis contract now he has returned from international duty with only formalities outstanding.
LFP President Javier Tebas has clarified recent comments regarding La Liga matches being held outside Spain. ‘In five or six years…’
Dani Ceballos and Real Betis are closer than ever to a new contract after a meeting earlier this week, reports say.
LFP President Javier Tebas has revealed plans to play Copa del Rey and Primera fixtures outside Spain in the future.
Paco Jemez insists “no-one can criticise” Rayo Vallecano after putting Sunday’s 2-0 defeat to Real Betis down to an absence of luck.
Pepe Mel has insisted that midday kick-offs are no problem for Real Betis ahead of Sunday’s early game against Rayo Vallecano – their second in a row.
Rafael Van Der Vaart outlined Real Betis’ targets for their first season back in the Primera: ‘Win at Sevilla, win the return, and stay up.’
Abelardo Fernandez has challenged his Sporting Gijon players to learn how to win ugly following Sunday’s 2-1 defeat to fellow new boys Real Betis in La Liga.
Pepe Mel says he will not refer to the absences of Rafael van der Vaart and Juan Vargas if Real Betis lose to Sporting Gijon in Sunday’s early kick-off.
Pepe Mel has confirmed that Rafael van der Vaart suffered a muscle injury on his Real Betis debut, a 2-1 defeat to Deportivo La Coruna.
LPF President Javier Tebas denies the vote to include centralised television rights in the League’s statutes is a win for him personally.
Pepe Mel isn’t concerned by Real Betis’ disciplinary record after two red cards in as many games. ‘The players were sent off doing what I told them to…’
Nuno Santo says he accepts the booing from Valencia fans during Saturday’s goalless draw with Real Betis in La Liga.
Nuno Santo is demanding a defensive improvement from Valencia when they host Real Betis in La Liga on Saturday.
Real Betis winger Joaquin says he will not celebrate if he scores against Valencia n La Liga on Saturday after paying tribute to his former employers.
David Moyes has admitted that he is “concerned” about Real Sociedad’s lack of goals following their 1-0 defeat to Real Betis in La Liga on Saturday.
David Moyes has suggested that Real Sociedad must change their mentality ahead of Saturday’s trip to Real Betis in La Liga.
Dani Ceballos has suitors in Italy’s Serie A and England’s Premier League even though he is close to a new Real Betis contract.
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.
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