ALAVES NEWS

Marcelino was ‘annoyed’ with Valencia’s display against Alaves in the Copa del Rey as “it seemed like we were already in the semi-finals.”
Alaves moved out of La Liga’s relegation zone for the first time this season with a hard-fought victory over struggling Sevilla on Sunday.
Sevilla boss Vincenzo Montella will be looking for his first Liga win when he takes his side to Alaves on Sunday.
Espanyol and Barcelona are both paired in the Copa del Rey quarter-finals, while Leganes and Real Madrid lock horns in a mini-derby.
Alaves have confirmed the signing of Espanyol winger Hernan Perez on loan until the end of the season.
Former Malaga midfielder Fernando Tissone looks set for a return to La Liga with a quartet of clubs interested in his signing, according to reports in Spain.
Bojan Krkic wants to cut short his stay at Alaves to return to Stoke City this month after failing to land first team football, according to reports.
New Alaves striker John Guidetti is ‘very happy’ after joining the Basque club on loan from Celta Vigo for the remainder of the campaign.
Alaves have completed the signing of Celta Vigo striker John Guidetti on a loan deal for the remainder of the season, it has been confirmed.
Valencia bounced back against Girona in La Liga Week 18 as Athletic Bilbao continued their mid-season renaissance.
Alfredo Ortuno has revealed regret he could not join a La Liga club this summer following his January move to MLS side Real Salt Lake.
Celta Vigo have confirmed John Guidetti will leave the club in the coming days with Alaves favourite to sign the striker.
Vincenzo Montella got off to a winning start as Sevilla Coach as his side recorded a 2-0 victory at high-flying La Liga 123 side Cadiz.
Alaves have confirmed that midfielder Enzo Zidane has left the club to join Swiss side Lausanne-Sport.
Celta Vigo striker John Guidetti looks set to leave the club on a loan deal in January with three La Liga rivals reportedly interested in a move.
Munir El Haddadi gave Alaves a crucial win against fellow strugglers Malaga in La Liga on Thursday evening.
Diego Simeone believes Sime Vrsaljko’s time is ‘now’ after he assisted Atletico Madrid’s winning goal against Alaves on Saturday.
Wantaway defender Sime Vrsajlko is expected to start for Atletico Madrid when they take on a resurgent Alaves this Saturday.
Basque sides took over La Liga Week 15 as Alaves continued their revival and Athletic Bilbao ended their slump, but Real Sociedad were stunned by Malaga.
Alaves Coach Abelardo Fernandez believes his side’s match against Las Palmas on Friday night is ‘important but not decisive’ in the relegation fight.
One-time Spain international Munir El Haddadi has confirmed that “I’d like to play for Morocco at the World Cup.”
A hat-trick from Ibai Gomez in the last 20 minutes saw Alaves lift themselves off the bottom of La Liga against Girona, in Abelardo Fernandez’s first game in charge.
Girona Coach Pablo Machin admits he is wary of the threat from Alaves in Abelardo Fernandez’s first match in charge.
Bojan Krkic believes he ‘needed’ his first goal for Alaves in their Copa Del Rey victory over Getafe on Thursday in a victory the fans ‘deserved’.
Abelardo Fernandez believes ‘it is a privilege’ to have been appointed Alaves Coach and has stated the club and its fans ‘deserve more’.
Paco Jemez has revealed he has rejected an approach from Las Palmas as it is ‘not the right time’ but is ‘certain’ he will join the club in the future.
Former Sporting Gijon boss Abelardo Fernandez is the new favourite for the Alaves managerial position after Paco Jemez rejected an approach, say reports.
Manager-less Alaves are in talks with former Rayo Vallecano and Granda Coach Paco Jemez after he left Mexican club Cruz Azul.
Gianni De Biasi has criticised the decision from Alaves to sack him after just eight matches in charge, condemning a ‘lack of trust’ from the club.
Watford defender Kiko Femenia has drawn comparisons between his current team and the success he enjoyed at Alaves last season.
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