NEWS

Real Madrid have confirmed it is a hamstring injury keeping striker Karim Benzema out of the Audi Cup.
Antoine Griezmann was pleased to score twice in Atletico Madrid’s 3-0 win over Shanghai SIPG but mostly because of what it means for the new season.
Diego Simeone was pleased with Atletico Madrid’s display against Shanghai SIPG, declaring the 3-0 win as borne of ’90 good minutes.’
Javier Mascherano has been named as one of the Barcelona captains for the new season after a vote among the players.
Former Valencia President Amadeo Salvo is reportedly at the head of a group looking to resurrect UD Ibiza, who folded in 2010.
Sergi Darder’s proposed move from Malaga to Lyon broke down when the fund that owns part of his rights called for a higher transfer fee.
Brazilian starlet Gerson has reportedly accepted Barcelona’s offer, turning down an approach from Serie A side Roma.
Adama Traore asked Barcelona for permission to travel to England and meet three Premier League clubs, and Barca gave the go-ahead.
Valencia captain Dani Parejo has spoken of the importance of keeping Nuno Santo’s squad together, including in-demand defender Nicolas Otamendi.
Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly informed Thiago Motta they have no intention of letting him leave despite Atletico Madrid’s interest.
Luis Enrique has reiterated his desire Pedro Rodriguez remains at Barcelona and recalled his time as Coach of Roma.
Luis Enrique has suggested Lionel Messi and Neymar will be involved as Barcelona play Roma in the Joan Gamper Trophy.
Raul Jimenez is waiting on a work permit to allow him to complete a move from Atletico Madrid to West Ham.
Sevilla legend Frederic Kanoute has returned to his former club to begin his coaching career, working with some of the team’s young players.
Antoine Griezmann wants Atletico Madrid to leave China with a win as they meet Shanghai SIPG later on Tuesday.
Victor Valdes’ days at Manchester United appear to be numbered after the goalkeeper was moved out of the Premier League club’s first team.
Manchester United have turned their attentions to Pepe, according to reports, after being frustrated in their attempt to take Sergio Ramos from Real Madrid.
Argentina Coach Tata Martino has hinted he will name Barcelona forward Lionel Messi in the squad to play Mexico.
Pedro Rodriguez could soon be a Manchester United player as the Premier League club begin talks with Barcelona.
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Willian Jose has vowed to do all he can to fire Las Palmas to La Liga safety at their first attempt.
Sevilla striker Ciro Immobile has returned to training for the first time since his injury scare against Watford last week.
Rafa Benitez has confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema will both miss Wednesday’s Audi Cup opener against Tottenham Hotspur through injury.
Ivan Rakitic has played down the impact of Barcelona’s 2-1 defeat to Fiorentina in International Champions Cup on Sunday.
Granada are reportedly closing on a triple swoop for Atletico Madrid midfielder Ruben Perez, Udinese forward Nico Lopez and Sporting Lisbon right-back Miguel Lopes.
The Elche exodus shows no sign of abating, with midfielder Faycal Fajr joining Deportivo La Coruna on a three-year contract.
Roma will reportedly accelerate their pursuit of Adriano this week, despite Barcelona making it clear that the defender is not for sale.
Beto has insisted that he is not afraid of competing with Sergio Rico for the status of Sevilla No 1 this season.
Pepe Mel has admitted that Real Betis have “zero chance” of signing Dani Osvaldo, despite the former Espanyol striker’s unattached status.
Luciano Vietto has revealed that he was initially taken aback by the “unity” and “effort” of the Atletico Madrid squad.
Negotiations between Barcelona and Manchester United for Pedro Rodriguez have reportedly hit a stumbling block over valuation.
The tax case involving Barcelona and Neymar could be in for a new twist following changes to Spain’s Criminal Code.
Nuno Santo has insisted that Valencia “are getting better”, despite Sunday’s 3-2 defeat to Koln condemning them to a winless Colonia Cup campaign.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo swore at an interviewer for asking him about the FIFA crisis, before leaving the set abruptly.
Arsene Wenger has denied speculation linking Arsenal with a swoop for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema.

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