VILLARREAL NEWS

Ernesto Valverde has described the understanding between Lionel Messi and Jordi Alba as “Barcelona’s life insurance”.
Luis Suarez hailed Barcelona for handling the ‘pressure’ in their 2-0 win at Villarreal and Paco Alcacer for changing the game.
Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi both got on the scoresheet as Barcelona returned to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Villarreal on Sunday.
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Barcelona are without Andres Iniesta for tonight's crucial encounter with Villarreal, who lose Pablo Fornals after he fainted in training.
Barcelona will be without Andres Iniesta for their crucial encounter with Villarreal on Sunday.
Ernesto Valverde insists Javier Mascherano still has a part to play at Barcelona. “He’s a point of reference in our dressing room.”
Villarreal made wholesale changes to their starting line-up for their loss to Maccabi Tel Aviv ahead of Sunday’s clash with Barcelona.
Rodri believes he is in the ‘ideal place’ to grow after extending his contract at Villarreal until 2022.
Villarreal’s lengthy injury list looks set to increase with Carlos Bacca set to be sidelined for a number of weeks, according to reports.
Sevilla made it three straight victories in La Liga Week 14, while there was no end to Villarreal or Real Betis’ misery.
Villarreal goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo returned to action for the first time in nine months in Thursday’s Copa Del Rey victory over Ponferradina.
Serie A club Genoa have signed former Villarreal, Levante and Celta Vigo striker Giuseppe Rossi, who has spent the past 10 months injured with a knee injury.
Ever Banega insists Sevilla are with embattled boss Eduardo Berizzo “to death” after they pulled off another victory on Sunday.
Eduardo Berizzo insists he is not a victim, despite his prostate cancer, ahead of leading out Sevilla for their match at Villarreal on Sunday.
Atletico Madrid are targeting a deal for Villarreal’s highly-rated midfielder Rodri Hernandez, a former youth product of the club.
Villarreal confirmed they would top their Europa League after coming from behind to win 3-2 away at Astana in Kazakhstan.
Valencia made history in their win at Espanyol in Sunday’s Week 12 action, but their former Coach wrote the wrong kind with Las Palmas.
Javier Calleja acknowledged the Villarreal bench after the win over Malaga, noting his side was tired from the Europa League.
Athletic Bilbao suffered their third straight defeat on Sunday, but there weren’t such problems for Girona and Villarreal.
Villarreal took full command of their Europa League group with an accomplished two-goal victory away at Slavia Prague.
Levante have reached an agreement to sign Villarreal striker Enes Unal on loan until the end of the season, the club have confirmed.
Atletico Madrid laboured to another draw but Sevilla bounced back against Leganes in Saturday’s La Liga action for Week 10.
An out-of-sorts Atletico Madrid face a resurgent Villarreal on Saturday, needing not only a win but also goals.
Atletico Madrid could only manage a draw away to third tier side Elche as Spain’s top flight clubs struggled in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey ties.
Leganes heaped the pressure on Athletic Bilbao boss Jose Angel Ziganda in Sunday’s Week 9 action, while Atletico Madrid stole victory at Celta Vigo.
Villarreal can make it three straight wins under Javi Calleja with victory over Pako Ayestaran’s leaky Las Palmas in Sunday’s early kick-off.
Two goals in the space of four minutes just before the break was enough for Villarreal to fightback and earn a draw at home to Slavia Prague.
Denis Cheyshev insists he is now ready to fight for a first-team spot with Villarreal after his recent spell on the sidelines.
Villarreal will be looking to make it back-to-back victories on Sunday when they face Girona, who are without a win in five.
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