VILLARREAL NEWS

Villarreal Coach Marcelino discussed transfers in and out of El Madrigal and said Denis Cheryshev wants to leave Real Madrid, and Samu Garcia isn’t going leaving.
Marcelino expressed his delight at Villarreal having reached 30 points in just 16 games after Sunday’s 2-0 win at Real Sociedad.
Barcelona face Espanyol, Sevilla do battle with Real Betis and Atletico Madrid encounter Rayo Vallecano as three derbies headline the Copa del Rey last 16.
Villarreal midfielder Jonathan dos Santos has blasted claims in his native country that he is in a relationship with Mateo Musacchio.
Sevilla begin their Europa League defence in the last 32 against Molde, Villarreal face Napoli, Valencia tackle Rapid Vienna, Athletic Bilbao encounter Marseille.
Pepe accused Real Madrid of lacking in “intensity and team spirit” during their 1-0 La Liga defeat to Villarreal on Sunday.
Sergio Ramos has urged Gerard Pique to “respect” Real Madrid after growing tired of “all the unnecessary nonsense” involving the Barcelona defender.
Rafa Benitez admitted Real Madrid “had to win” Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to Villarreal after they fell five points adrift of the La Liga summit.
Roberto Soldado’s early strike against his former side gave Villarreal a 1-0 victory over Real Madrid, who fell to a third La Liga defeat on Sunday.
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Rafa Benitez admits he and Cristiano Ronaldo “are still adapting to each other” ahead of Real Madrid’s trip to Villarreal in La Liga on Sunday.
Marcelino warned “Real Madrid are likely to put seven past us” if Villarreal did not tighten up defensively after Thursday’s 3-3 draw with Viktoria Plzen.
Marcelino wants to make sure Villarreal finish top of their Europa League group and is only concerned with beating Viktoria Plzen.
Roberto Soldado is content to have a number of assists to his name but the Villarreal striker admits he’d prefer to be putting the goals away himself.
Marcelino admitted Villarreal’s 2-1 victory over Rayo Vallecano on Sunday felt like a “weight” off his and the team’s shoulders.
Paco Jemez fears Patrick Ebert may have torn his Achilles tendon in Rayo Vallecano’s 2-1 defeat to Villarreal on Sunday.
Marcelino says Villarreal can “routinely count on” Mateo Musacchio again ahead of Sunday’s match against Rayo Vallecano in La Liga.
Villarreal President Fernando Roig insists his club cannot be held accountable for the controversy surrounding former loanee Denis Cheryshev.
Real Madrid President Florentino Perez insists Denis Cheryshev wasn’t ineligible for the Copa del Dey and therefore, the club shouldn’t be punished.
Mateo Musacchio is to play his first game in seven months as Villarreal face Huesca in the Copa del Rey after recovering from a broken leg.
A former referee tried to contact Real Madrid to tell them Denis Cheryshev was banned for the Copa del Rey but couldn’t get in touch with the club.
Real Madrid grandee Emilio Butragueno insists neither the club nor Denis Cheryshev knew the winger was ineligible for the Copa del Rey.
Cadiz President Manuel Vizcaino confirmed the club will appeal Denis Cheryshev’s involvement in the Copa del Rey tie with Real Madrid.
It’s believed Denis Cheryshev was ineligible for Wednesday’s Copa del Rey tie and if so, Real Madrid could be kicked out of the competition.
Juanmi and Samu Garcia have been linked with January returns to Malaga after leaving for Southampton and Villarreal respectively.
Marcelino accused Villarreal of showing complacency in their 2-0 defeat to Getafe on Sunday. “We thought we were better than we actually were.”
Marcelino has commended his Villarreal side for facing their recent spate of injuries with “guts” ahead of Sunday’s early trip to Getafe in La Liga.
The LFP has announced that nine matches will be played on December 30, with the derby between Villarreal and Valencia a day later.
Marcelino praised his Villarreal players for achieving “what we wanted” after Thursday’s 1-0 win against Rapid Vienna in the Europa League.
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