REAL SOCIEDAD NEWS

The destination of the La Liga title and Europa League places will finally be decided on this 2016-17 final day.
Real Sociedad kept alive their hopes of Europa League qualification after battling from behind to secure a draw against in-form Malaga.
While Malaga have nothing but pride to play for, the pressure is on Real Sociedad to stay in the Europa League hunt with a win.
Real Sociedad central defender Mikel Gonzalez is set to leave the club at which he has spent his entire career, it has been confirmed.
Napoli are keen to sign Real Sociedad’s Mikel Oyarzabal after extensively scouting the winger, according to reports.
Atletico Madrid moved clear of Sevilla in third place and Sporting Gijon took the fight for survival down to the wire with victory over Las Palmas in Week 36.
Sevilla Coach Jorge Sampaoli has ‘the same emotions as a fan’ whenever his side loses but believes this season has been a success for the club.
Real Sociedad striker Carlos Vela could be set to quit the club and join a Major League Soccer team, according to reports.
Tony Adams believes “the future is very bright” for Granada, despite their “heartbreaking” relegation from La Liga on Saturday.
Granada were relegated from La Liga after defeat to Real Sociedad in Week 35 as Atletico Madrid scored three in the opening 18 minutes at Las Palmas.
Tony Adams has brought in John Metgod to assist him at Granada as “we’d like to get a new Coach in before the end of the season.”
Tony Adams admits his Granada players feel “a little bit of relief” with relegation looming but insists he is “very excited” about facing Real Sociedad.
Real Sociedad kept their hopes of European football alive as a 3-2 victory at Valencia brought them back into the top six in La Liga.
Real Sociedad boosted their hopes of Europa League qualification with a narrow 1-0 victory at home to struggling Deportivo La Coruna.
Real Sociedad are targeting six wins out of six to make their European dream come true, starting against Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday.
Kevin-Prince Boateng has not yet decided whether he will stay at Las Palmas beyond the current season, according to his agent.
Luis Enrique says Barcelona “will go at Juventus with eight strikers”, Andre Gomes boos are “pathetic” and that “we’ve got used to eating beluga caviar”.
Lionel Messi moved to within two goals of the 500 mark for Barcelona as his brace gave the Catalans a nervy 3-2 win against Real Sociedad on Saturday.
Barcelona revert to 4-3-3 for tonight’s clash with Real Sociedad in La Liga as Paco Alcacer replaces the suspended Neymar.
Football Espana brings you LIVE coverage of this La Liga Saturday as Real Madrid begin at Sporting Gijon, before Barcelona host Real Sociedad!
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique insists “I don’t think I did anything wrong” at Juventus as “I have no doubt that we can bounce back”.
Mikel Oyarzabal accepts winning at Barcelona is difficult for Real Sociedad but insists it isn’t impossible.
Eusebio Sacristan felt Real Sociedad’s win over Sporting Gijon was “important” to banish the ill feelings of four games without success.
Diego Simeone was delighted with the response of his Atletico Madrid team after a ‘difficult’ opening 15 minutes against Real Sociedad.
Atletico Madrid leapfrogged Sevilla into third place with victory over Malaga, while Aritz Aduriz scored his 100th La Liga goal for Athletic Bilbao at Osasuna.
Real Sociedad top goalscorer Willian Jose is back for Saturday’s must-win against Leganes, who similarly need the points to stay afloat.
Real Sociedad boss Eusebio Sacristan has ruled out the possibility of replacing Luis Enrique at Barcelona, saying he has no interest in changing jobs.
Real Madrid are reportedly targeting Real Sociedad’s Yuri Berchiche and Espanyol’s Aaron Martin as left-back reinforcements for next season.
Real Sociedad and Villarreal both had their hopes of Champions League football next season dashed after defeats in La Liga Week 28.
Another Basque derby sees Alaves welcome Real Sociedad to Mendizorroza on Saturday, with both sides missing key personnel.
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