LEVANTE NEWS

Getafe condemned Sevilla to successive defeats in La Liga Week 4, but there were winning returns for Villarreal and Espanyol.
With four draws in their last five Liga meetings and both sides on four points, it’s hard to back a winner between Espanyol and Levante on Sunday.
Borja Mayoral reveals Julen Lopetegui wants him to stay at Real Madrid in the long-term despite being loaned out to Levante.
La Liga Week 3 was hit by derby fever, with Eibar and Real Betis claiming bragging rights and Valencia having theirs taken away.
The first eastern Derbi of the season sees Valencia in need of three points against Levante on Sunday.
A busy final day of the Spanish transfer window saw La Liga clubs make no less than 11 signings.
Levante have completed the signing of Real Madrid striker Borja Mayoral on a season-long loan deal, say Cadena Ser.
Celta Vigo boss Antonio Mohamed hailed Pione Sisto’s performance during Monday night’s 2-1 win at Levante.
Levante stunned Real Betis and defensive errors cost Villarreal against Real Sociedad in the first half of La Liga’s opening round.
Levante lead the race to sign Stoke City midfielder Giannelli Imbula on a season-long loan deal while Rayo Vallecano remain interested, say RMC Sport.
Levante have completed the signing of Ghanaian international striker Raphael Dwamena from Swiss club FC Zurich, it has been confirmed.
Levante midfielder Jefferson Lerma is undergoing a medical at Bournemouth on Wednesday ahead of a club record €30m move.
Bournemouth have reportedly agreed a club-record €30m deal for Levante midfielder Jefferson Lerma.
Levante defender Coke Andujar believes the club needs more consistency this season compared to last year.
Levante have announced via their official website the signing of Bosnia international Sanjin Prcic from Ligue 1 outfit Rennes.
Midfielder Jefferson Lerma returns to Levante training today after extending his holiday following the World Cup, say Super Deporte.
Levante have turned down a bid of €25m from Bournemouth for central midfielder Jefferson Lerma.
Real Valladolid have announced that Ivan Lopez or ‘Ivi’ will be joining the club on a season-long loan from Levante.
Levante have been dealt a blow before the new season with the news that striker Emmanuel Boateng will be out for four to six weeks.
Levante midfielder Jefferson Lerma is the subject of a €19m (£17m) transfer bid from English club Bournemouth, according to reports.
United States international defender Shaquell Moore has completed a loan move to second tier Reus from Levante, it has been confirmed.
Villarreal are considering a move for Schalke defender Coke Andujar, who spent the second half of last season on loan at Levante, say reports in Spain.
Recently relegated Malaga have confirmed the appointment of Juan Ramon Muniz as Coach ahead of the new season.
Levante and Real Betis are among the top-flight clubs interested in signing Numancia goalkeeper Aitor Fernandez, say reports in the Spanish press.
Eibar striker Sergi Enrich and Levante’s Antonio Luna have been charged with recording a video without consent and could face up to five years in jail.
Paco Lopez has played down his Levante side’s 5-4 victory over Barcelona at the weekend and says he is trying to keep his feet grounded.
Levante boss Paco Lopez said his team wanted to put on a show against Barcelona and that was exactly what they did.
Ernesto Valverde was ‘very angry’ with Barcelona for losing their unbeaten campaign but admitted Levante were ‘currently the best team in La Liga’.
Philippe Coutinho insists he would have happily traded in his hat-trick for Barcelona beating Levante but admits the latter ‘deserved to win’ on Sunday.
Thomas Vermaelen could miss the World Cup after the Belgian injured his hamstring during Barcelona’s 5-4 defeat to Levante on Sunday.
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