VILLARREAL NEWS

Marcelino says he is “grateful” for Villarreal’s efforts in consolidating a Champions League spot this season ahead of Saturday’s trip to Espanyol.
Levante have confirmed the signing of former Villarreal star Giuseppe Rossi on loan until the end of the season from Fiorentina.
Valencia and Villarreal could be the next La Liga clubs to face a transfer embargo amid reports the pair are preparing for the sanction.
Spain World Cup winner Carlos Marchena has announced his retirement and thanked the fans in an open letter.
Villarreal left-back Adrian Marin “knows nothing” about speculation linking him with Barcelona after a fourth consecutive start on Saturday against Real Betis.
Barcelona will reportedly target a centre-back and left-back in the summer after Robert Fernandez was spotted at Villarreal-Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday.
Dani Ceballos has been dropped by Real Betis for Saturday’s trip to Villarreal, with interim boss Juan Merino admitting “negativity” in the dressing room.
Valencia and Villarreal are the latest Spanish clubs to risk transfer bans after reportedly being investigated by FIFA for breaking rules on minors.
Levante have reportedly joined the chase for Fiorentina’s Giuseppe Rossi, with Villarreal, Getafe, Real Sociedad and Real Betis also interested.
Villarreal President Fernando Roig has challenged his side to see out their bid for Champions League qualification.
Villarreal boss Marcelino has made it clear that the situation regarding Barcelona target Denis Suarez “hasn't changed”.
Nottingham Forest chairman Fawaz Al-Hasawi has confirmed that Villarreal left-back Bojan Jokic has joined his club on loan until the end of the season.
Barcelona have reportedly been knocked back in their attempts to sign Villarreal starlet Denis Suarez and Celta Vigo forward Nolito.
Ernesto Valverde feels Athletic Bilbao’s come-from-behind win over Villarreal in the first leg of their Copa del Rey tie is an ‘important’ boost for the team.
Ernesto Valverde rates La Liga as more important for Athletic Bilbao than the Copa del Rey but ‘our history obliges us to continue.’
Marcelino admitted Villarreal were lucky to leave Deportivo La Coruna with a 2-1 win on Sunday as “perhaps the fairest thing would’ve been a draw”.
Marcelino has insisted that Villarreal are going “game by game” ahead of Sunday’s trip to Deportivo La Coruna in La Liga.
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Gary Neville has insisted that “it’s time for us to show the real Valencia” ahead of Thursday’s derby against Villarreal in La Liga.
Javier Tebas confirms bureaucratic obstructions mean a Primera fixture is unlikely to be played abroad in the near future, but hints at the Supercopa de Espana.
Barcelona have reportedly opened talks with Villarreal over the €3m return of young playmaker Denis Suarez in January.
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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.
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