VILLARREAL NEWS

Two own goals won Real Sociedad the Basque derby and Carlos Bacca’s hat-trick took down Celta Vigo in La Liga Week 35.
Almost half of clubs in La Liga have paid their own tributes to Andres Iniesta, who will leave Barcelona at the end of the season.
Inter have made Villarreal midfielder Roberto Soriano a priority target for the summer transfer window, according to reports in the Spanish press.
Villarreal tightened their group on a European qualification slot as they beat Leganes after Sevilla were held by Deportivo on Tuesday.
An ‘angry’ Vincenzo Montella felt Sevilla did not have any ‘luck’ for the second weekend running after their 2-2 draw with Villarreal.
Sevilla goalkeeper David Soria has explained his side’s weekend clash with Villarreal as their ‘biggest of the season so far’.
Villarreal midfielder Pablo Fornals has admitted concern after fainting during Monday’s defeat against Athletic Bilbao.
Inigo Cordoba, Inaki Williams and Iker Muniain netted for Athletic Bilbao to place a dent in Villarreal’s European hopes.
Valencia and Villarreal are among the clubs eyeing a summer transfer for Pescara midfielder German Brugman, say reports in the Spanish press.
A trio of top flight Spanish clubs are interested in signing ADO Den Haag defender Wilfried Kanon, according to reports.
La Liga basement side Malaga earned a small slimmer of hope in their battle against the drop with a victory at home to European-chasing Villarreal.
Villarreal have decided against exercising their purchase option for on loan striker Carlos Bacca at the end of the season, say reports in Spain.
Villarreal have joined the race to sign Genk midfielder and Norwegian international Sander Berge, according to reports in the Spanish press.
The Spanish players’ union has accused La Liga of disrespecting home-grown talent after it paid clubs to sign Saudi players in January.
Villarreal defender Ruben Semedo was denied bail and will remain in jail until his trial for alleged attempted murder.
Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone has accepted his decisions were to blame for his side’s defeat at Villarreal on Sunday.
Atletico Madrid’s title hopes appear to be over after two late Enes Unal strikes condemned them to defeat at Villarreal.
Villarreal are keen on a deal to sign out-of-favour Roma midfielder Maxime Gonalons this summer, according to reports in Spain.
Paco Jemez launched a scathing attack on his Las Palmas players after their 2-0 defeat to Villarreal, suggesting the club should “get rid of everyone”.
Girona boss Pablo Machin says his side now have Europe “in their sights” after the Catalans reached the magical 40-point barrier.
Spanish football has reacted to the sudden passing of former Fiorentina and Italy defender Davide Astori.
In-form Girona will not only reach the 40-point mark with victory over Villarreal but close in on a Europa League berth.
Atletico Madrid will attempt to sign Villarreal winger Samu Castillejo in summer following Yannick Carrasco’s departure to China.
Beijing Guoan have finally announced the signing of Cedric Bakambu from Villarreal despite the striker already scoring for the Chinese club.
Eibar moved to within three points of Villarreal in the battle for European places with a narrow victory on Wednesday night at Ipurua.
Villarreal Coach Javier Calleja believes the battle for European places will ‘go to the wire’ ahead of his side’ clash with Eibar.
Valencia kept the pressure on Real Madrid with victory over Real Sociedad in La Liga Week 25, while Athletic Bilbao plunged Malaga further adrift.
Villarreal have suspended Ruben Semedo after the defender was charged with attempted murder.
Villarreal crashed out of the Europa League at the last 32 stage after suffering a 4-1 aggregate defeat to Ligue 1 side Lyon.
Villarreal defender Ruben Semedo has been charged with attempted murder and detained without bail following a Spanish court appearance.
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