REAL BETIS NEWS

Real Betis Coach Quique Setien has explained how his possession-based style of coaching is directly linked to his love of chess.
Real Betis are hopeful of returning for Manchester City utility player and Ukrainian international Oleksandr Zinchenko, say Diario AS.
Real Betis winger Joaquin Sanchez turned down a move to Chelsea in 2006 despite a €36m agreement for the player, says his father.
Real Betis striker Loren Moron has confirmed he rejected the opportunity to join West Ham United this summer.
Marc Bartra says he is enjoying working with Luis Enrique again as the Spain boss is ‘keeping in line with his Barcelona concepts’.
Sevilla wanted to sign Argentina international Giovani Lo Celso, now at rivals Real Betis, before joining Paris Saint-Germain.
Real Betis winger Joaquin Sanchez has admitted he was very close to signing for Real Madrid instead of Valencia back in 2006.
Real Betis won their first European game in five years but Sevilla lost in Russia and Villarreal needed a late comeback draw in Moscow.
Valencia finally won their first game of the season in La Liga Week 7, while Real Betis needed a late goal to beat Leganes.
Real Betis Coach Quique Setien believes his side’s ‘very important’ three points at Girona reflect their ‘dominant’ performance.
Sevilla hit Levante for six in the second half of La Liga’s Week 5 action, but there was more misery for Valencia.
Real Betis Coach Quique Setien believes the state of the pitch Karaiskakis Stadium is a ‘problem’ for their Europa League clash with Olympiakos.
Rayo Vallecano made history against Huesca but there was more disappointment in store for Atletico Madrid and Valencia.
After no wins in their opening three games, Valencia will be out to end that run against Real Betis on Saturday.
Real Betis are proud to include the name of their home city in their title as they are ‘the most Sevillian thing in Sevilla’.
Sevilla Director of Football Joaquin Caparros believes the Seville derby between his club and Real Betis “cannot be allowed to move to the US.”
Real Betis ‘have a team who can dream and are capable of doing great things’ according to midfielder Sergio Canales.
Napoli midfielder and Spain Under-21 international Fabian Ruiz believes his €30m fee this summer ‘acts as a huge motivation’.
Real Betis midfielder William Carvalho has responded by critics by saying he ‘does not have to answer them’.
Roque Mesa has had his red card against Real Betis on Sunday rescinded by La Liga’s Competition Committee.
Real Betis president Angel Haro believes his club are a ‘growing giant’ and insists they are starting to realise their potential.
Sevilla Coach Pablo Machin was left fuming by the ‘ridiculous’ red card for midfielder Roque Mesa, stating it ‘changed the game’.
Real Betis captain Joaquin has revelled in the ‘dream derby’ victory over Sevilla, clinched with his headed goal late on.
La Liga Week 3 was hit by derby fever, with Eibar and Real Betis claiming bragging rights and Valencia having theirs taken away.
Real Betis will hope to finally get off the mark after no goals or wins when they host Sevilla in Sunday’s Andalusian derby.
A busy final day of the Spanish transfer window saw La Liga clubs make no less than 11 signings.
Real Betis, Sevilla and Villarreal have all discovered their opponents in this season’s group stages of the Europa League.
Real Betis have not totally disregarded the option of signing Manchester City’s Oleksander Zinchenko on transfer deadline day.
Real Betis have agreed the season-long loan deal of Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Giovani Lo Celso, say multiple reports.
Barcelona midfielder Rafinha Alcantara wants to join Real Betis but the two clubs stand apart on the deal details, say reports in Spain.
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