VILLARREAL NEWS

Former Villarreal sporting director Antonio Cordon has a new job lined up and reports suggest it is at Real Madrid.
Villarreal have confirmed the departure of the club’s long-term sporting director, Antonio Cordon.
Javi Gracia’s Rubin Kazan are understood to be closing in on the signature of Villarreal attacker Samu Garcia.
Bruno Soriano has claimed that Italy should be “worried” about Spain ahead of the two countries’ last-16 clash at Euro 2016.
Villarreal are reportedly on the verge of making their second signing from Real Madrid in the shape of defender Diego Llorente.
Real Betis have announced the capture of Villarreal winger Matias Nahuel on a two-year loan deal.
Villarreal have reportedly agreed a deal worth €7m with Real Madrid to bring back Denis Cheryshev on a permanent basis.
Luciano Vietto’s agent claims there are more than a dozen clubs keen on the Atletico Madrid forward, including Barcelona, Sevilla and Valencia.
Luciano Vietto is being touted for a possible return to Villarreal after failing to impress with Atletico Madrid last season.
Villarreal have come to an arrangement with Real Madrid for the transfer of winger Denis Cheryshev, reports Mundo Deportivo.
Manchester United have confirmed the signing of defender Eric Bailly from Villarreal for a fee reportedly in the region of €40m, subject to a work permit.
The British Press believes Manchester United will soon sign Villarreal defender Eric Bailly, for a fee approaching €40m.
Villarreal Coach Marcelino is now the favourite to succeed Vincente del Bosque as Spain Coach after Euro 2016.
Manchester United are reportedly on the verge of signing Villarreal defender Eric Bailly for €30m.
Barcelona are joined by Celta Vigo, Valencia and Villarreal in pursuing Atletico Madrid forward Luciano Vietto.
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez insists Javier Mascherano will stay at the club and confirmed Denis Suarez’s return.
Villarreal could make Getafe winger Pablo Sarabia their first summer signing and offer the relegated Azulones one of three players in exchange.
Villarreal Coach Marcelino points out that Getafe’s relegation fate was in their own hands after complaints from the Madrid club.
Abelardo Fernandez thanked Real Betis for their “tremendous professionalism” in beating Getafe to ensure Sporting Gijon stayed in La Liga at the first attempt.
A sarcastic Juan Esnaider quipped “Marcelino will be happy” as Getafe’s relegation from La Liga on Sunday was aided by Villarreal’s defeat to Sporting Gijon.
The President of relegated Rayo Vallecano accused Villarreal of not turning up against Sporting Gijon as “it wasn’t a game of football”.
Villarreal boss Marcelino has admitted that Sunday’s final game against Sporting Gijon is “awkward” due to his past affiliation with the Asturians.
Real Madrid were the biggest winners in Thursday’s Marca Facebook Football Awards, with Los Blancos taking home all but two of the accolades.
Sporting Gijon left-back Isma Lopez is convinced his team will retain their Primera status this weekend.
Denis Suarez will become Barcelona’s first summer signing after terms were agreed for his return to the club.
The final day of La Liga this weekend will come under the watchful eyes of the authorities like never before, claims El Confidencial.
Qatari outfit Al Sadd, where former Barcelona midfielder Xavi plays, have confirmed that striker Akram Afif has been signed by Villarreal.
A plan to revamp the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey, inspired by basketball’s final four, has reportedly been discussed.
Javier Tebas assures La Liga is paying close attention to every game to make sure the season ends without any favours.
Victor Sanchez dedicated Deportivo La Coruna’s avoidance of relegation to the fans, but didn’t want to discuss his future.
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