VILLARREAL 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”.
Real Madrid’s hopes of a La Liga-record 17th straight win were dashed as Villarreal held them to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday.
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Real Madrid ring the changes for tonight’s La Liga visit of Villarreal as BBC are all in attendance but Luka Modric misses out.
Fran Escriba believes a strong defence will be key if Villarreal are to beat Real Sociedad in La Liga on Sunday.
Nicola Sansone believes he is “getting better and integrating more with every game” after scoring his first Villarreal goal on Saturday against Malaga.
Former Villarreal manager Marcelino has stated his departure had nothing to do with the final day loss at Sporting Gijon.
Marcelino has threatened to take Rayo Vallecano chairman Martin Prensa to court over comments comparing him to a Lufthansa pilot who deliberately crashed a plane.
LaLiga chief Javier Tebas has criticised former Villarreal boss Marcelino for 'devaluing' the competition.
Rayo Vallecano’s President has controversially accused former Villarreal boss Marcelino of being “like that crazy Lufthansa pilot who crashed a plane”.
Villarreal President Fernando Roig has shed light on why former manager Marcelino was dismissed before the start of the campaign.
Villarreal Coach Fran Escriba has called for patience from his club’s fans as he continues to stamp his authority on the team.
Fran Escriba has made it clear that Villarreal are ready to emulate Sunday’s La Liga opponents Sevilla by winning the Europa League this season.
Villarreal, Athletic Bilbao and Celta Vigo have avoided the so-called big boys in Friday’s Europa League group-stage draw.
Fran Escriba tried not to criticise the referee in Villarreal’s Champions League second leg defeat to Monaco but questioned the late penalty.
Villarreal crash out of the Champions League after limping to a 1-0 defeat to Monaco in Tuesday’s playoff second leg and 3-1 on aggregate.
Football Espana presents LIVE coverage of Villarreal’s must-win Champions League playoff second leg against Monaco, the latter 2-1 up from the first game!
Villarreal make three changes for tonight’s do-or-die Champions League playoff second leg against Monaco.
Fran Escriba reminds Villarreal they have ’90 minutes to score twice’ against Monaco, so ‘it’s essential not to go crazy.’
Alexandre Pato has issued a Champions League rallying cry to his Villarreal teammates after a “tiring” 1-1 draw with Granada in La Liga on Saturday.
Fran Escriba has urged Villarreal to forget about their midweek Champions League defeat and focus on starting the new La Liga season with a win against Granada.
Sergio Asenjo admits Villarreal face a tough ask in their Champions League play-off after losing at home to Monaco but ‘they’re not dead.’
Fran Escriba believes Villarreal’s Champions League play-off isn’t ‘insurmountable’ despite a first leg defeat at home to Monaco.
Villarreal have it all to do next week after they conceded two away goals in a 2-1 defeat to Monaco in Wednesday’s Champions League playoff first leg.
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Alexandre Pato and Roberto Soriano are among the new boys included in Fran Escriba’s first Villarreal XI for tonight’s Champions League playoff against Monaco.
New Villarreal Coach Fran Escriba believes the club’s Champions League play-off with Monaco is ‘balanced’ with no favourites.
Villarreal have acted quickly to replace Roberto Soldado by bringing in Atletico Madrid striker Rafael Santos Borre on a season-long loan.
Marcelino has written an open letter to Villarreal, thanking everyone connected to the club – including the players – for their contributions prior to his departure.
Villarreal are weighing up a move for Espanyol striker Felipe Caicedo after Roberto Soldado was ruled out for six months.
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