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.
Football Espana is LIVE at El Madrigal this evening for the first leg of Villarreal’s Champions League playoff against Monaco!
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.
Fran Escriba could not hide his delight after being introduced as new Villarreal boss in place of Marcelino.
Villarreal have officially appointed former Elche and Getafe boss Fran Escriba as their new Coach on a one-year contract.
Villarreal will reportedly appoint former Getafe boss Fran Escriba as their new Coach as it emerges Marcelino was subjected to a player revolt.
Villarreal have made the shock announcement that Coach Marcelino has left the club – just days before their Champions League playoff first leg against Monaco.
Villarreal face an anxious wait to see the extent of the knee injury striker Roberto Soldado suffered on Tuesday night.
Villarreal have announced the signing of winger Nicola Sansone from Sassuolo for a reported €13m.
Villarreal are set to avoid Radamel Falcao in the Champions League playoffs after the Monaco striker was ruled out for “several weeks”.
Marcelino says he is relishing Villarreal’s “great but even” Champions League playoff against Monaco, which commences later this month.
Villarreal have been handed a tricky tie in Friday’s Champions League playoff draw as awaiting them are French giants Monaco.
Villarreal have confirmed the signing of Argentine youngster Cristian Espinoza on a five-year contract.
Villarreal new boy Roberto Soriano reveals that once he heard of the Yellow Submarine’s interest, he ‘didn’t hesitate’ to accept.
La Liga’s clubs have to make their stadiums appear full or face sanctions, according to regulations coming into force in the new season.
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