Spanish football evening headlines for 2 April.
Zidane on Haaland move
Zidane told reporters at his pre-match press conference on Friday, in quotes carried by Marca: “I get tired of saying it. I only think about tomorrow’s game. It is better that you ask me a good football question, because I am not thinking about next season.
Moriba returns to Barca B
Read more: Ilaix Moriba returns to Barcelona B team
Moriba has featured sporadically for the B side since earning promotion to the first-team squad in January and his last appearance was in February’s 6-0 victory over L’Hospitalet but will return this weekend, as per Diario Sport.
La Real captain out
The central midfielder has been ruled out of the encounter through an injury sustained in a training session ahead of the showpiece encounter.
ℹ️ @illarra4 ha sufrido durante el entrenamiento un pinchazo en su pantorrilla derecha compatible con una lesión muscular en el gemelo interno o el sóleo.#Gurekin | #AurreraReala pic.twitter.com/Uqs5S0tSyC
— Real Sociedad Fútbol (@RealSociedad) April 2, 2021
Having played just eight league games across the last two seasons, Illarramendi’s bad luck with injuries have continued.