REAL SOCIEDAD NEWS

Inigo Martinez has agreed a new contract with Real Sociedad until 2021, with a €40m release clause.
Marcelino rued Villarreal “letting a great opportunity slip” after his side “had no spark” in Sunday’s stalemate with Real Sociedad.
Marcelino has challenged Villarreal to take a “big step” towards La Liga’s fourth place by winning their “final” against Real Sociedad on Sunday.
Juan Esnaider is hopeful that Getafe’s 2-1 win at Real Sociedad in La Liga on Thursday proves “a turning point” in the club’s season.
Getafe Coach Juan Esnaider expects a ‘difficult’ opponent in Real Sociedad, especially if they replicate their Barcelona display.
Jose Luis Mendilibar feels Eibar must raise their expectations if they are to end the season on a high note ahead of Saturday’s derby against Real Sociedad.
Andres Iniesta says now is the time for Barcelona to “analyse things, not dramatise them” after Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to Real Sociedad.
Gerard Pique refused to respond to Alvaro Arbeloa’s latest jibe after Barcelona’s 1-0 defeat to Real Sociedad as he “doesn’t deserve much attention”.
Luis Enrique insisted Barcelona “never said the League was won” after Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to Real Sociedad.
Real Sociedad blew the La Liga title race wide open as the curse of Anoeta condemned Barcelona to a second straight League loss on Saturday.
After a weakened Real Madrid beat Eibar earlier on Saturday, it’s Barcelona’s turn to do the same against Real Sociedad this evening.
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Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has sympathised with Luis Suarez after accusing Atletico Madrid of hypocrisy. “Defenders stick to him, yet nothing happens...”
Real Sociedad insist their tax arrangements are correct and proper after the club’s name came up in the Panama papers leak.
Unai Emery rued Sevilla’s “two decisive mistakes” in their 2-1 defeat to Real Sociedad on Sunday as “this is when we appreciate our home form”.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi could be involved in another tax storm after reportedly being among the global elite implicated in the ‘biggest-ever’ tax fraud scandal.
Sevilla boss Unai Emery insists Fernando Llorente’s admission that returning to Juventus “would be a dream” were taken out of context.
Inigo Martinez’s contract renewal at Real Sociedad is ‘complicated’ and negotiations have ground to a halt, potentially alerting Athletic Bilbao.
Carlos Vela accepts he was wrong to miss Real Sociedad training but wants to move on. ‘I didn’t kill anyone…’
Eusebio Sacristan has warned Real Sociedad that he is not afraid of making changes after a fifth game without a win on Saturday against Las Palmas.
Quique Setien expects an “equal” encounter when Las Palmas travel to Real Sociedad in La Liga on Saturday.
Real Sociedad have relented on their decision to drop Carlos Vela by naming him in their squad for Saturday’s La Liga trip to Celta Vigo.
Real Sociedad star Carlos Vela has reportedly been fined a club-record sum and will be made to train alone after skipping training without permission.
Real Sociedad could drop Carlos Vela for the trip to Celta Vigo after he missed training and attended a concert without permission.
Rubi has warned his Levante players that he will not hesitate to drop anyone if they are not “fighting to the fullest”.
La Liga has informed Spain’s Anti-Violence Commission of offensive chanting during Real Madrid-Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad-Malaga over the weekend.
Eusebio Sacristan felt the early goal Real Sociedad conceded to Atletico Madrid was decisive in the 3-0 defeat.
Diego Simeone commended his Atletico Madrid side after they eased past Real Sociedad only days after beating Real Madrid.
Eusebio Sacristan acknowledged the difficulty of playing Atletico Madrid but revealed Real Sociedad’s game plan.
Real Sociedad Coach Eusebio Sacristan pointed to opponents Atletico Madrid as an ‘example’ of what teamwork really means.
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