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Real Betis Coach Quique Setien believes the state of the pitch Karaiskakis Stadium is a ‘problem’ for their Europa League clash with Olympiakos.
Pablo Machin has called on his Sevilla side to improve but believes defeats are ‘masking’ the many good things his side are doing.
Juventus midfielder Emre Can has been accused of sexism as saying ‘we are not women’ following Cristiano Ronaldo’s red card at Valencia.
Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic has hit out at the decision to send off Cristiano Ronaldo at Valencia: “football is crazy”.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu admits the club are ‘big fans’ of the idea to stage their league clash with Girona in Miami.
La Liga president Javier Tebas has hit back at Gianni Infantino after the FIFA chief expressed concerns on the league’s plans to play games abroad.
Casemiro believes Cristiano Ronaldo deserves the individual awards for 2018 despite a ‘spectacular’ year for Real Madrid teammate Luka Modric.
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann should ‘focus on working hard on the pitch’ and do less talking, according to Pepe Mel.
Villarreal midfielder Santi Cazorla has noted Glasgow Rangers boss Steven Gerrard as his ‘role model’ ahead of Thursday’s Europa League clash.
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has revealed he felt ‘fatigued both mentally and physically’ following on from the World Cup.
Roma striker Edin Dzeko lined up against Real Madrid on Wednesday night but reports in Marca say he could have been lining up on the opposite side.
Cultural Leonesa sporting director Felipe Llamazares believes Vinicius Junior is ‘distorting’ Segunda B when he plays for Real Madrid Castilla.
Villarreal boss Javier Calleja has drawn comparisons between Glasgow Rangers and Leganes: “They will take advantage of set pieces.”
Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco has called Real Madrid ‘a team of champions’ following his side’s 3-0 reverse in the Spanish capital.
Real Madrid striker Mariano Diaz is eyeing a place in the Spain national team after opening his account for the club.
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Marcelino blamed Valencia’s 2-0 defeat to Juventus on a lack of ‘resolve’, but his appraisal was marred by Cristiano Ronaldo’s red card.
Julen Lopetegui hailed Mariano Diaz for ‘taking his chance’ after the striker marked his second Real Madrid debut with a goal against Roma.
Isco claims Luka Modric ‘deserves’ to win the Ballon d’Or after another fine display for Real Madrid during their 3-0 win against Roma.
Real Madrid dominated Roma but needed three golazos to open their Champions League campaign with a 3-0 win on Wednesday.
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Keylor Navas and Isco start for Real Madrid against Roma, while Valencia take on Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus without Geoffrey Kondogbia.
Rayo Vallecano’s stadium in Vallecas is ‘99.9%’ likely to host the weekend league game with Alaves following construction work, say Onda Cero.
Summer arrivals Vinicius Junior and Alvaro Odriozola have not been included in Real Madrid’s 19-man squad to face Roma.
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo is not concerned by the club’s ‘inconsistent’ start to the campaign: “there is positivity here.”
An ankle injury has ruled out Valencia midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia for Wednesday night’s Champions League clash against Juventus.
Valencia ‘do not fear’ Cristiano Ronaldo and ‘have the capability of defeating’ Juventus in Wednesday night’s clash, says Coach Marcelino.
Roma sporting director Monchi insists he has ‘not considered a return to Spain’ ahead of his side taking on Real Madrid on Wednesday.
Juventus boss Max Allegri believes Valencia are ‘a true Champions League team’ who will be looking to go far in this season’s tournament.
Juventus Coach Max Allegri believes Cristiano Ronaldo is ‘the best player in the world’ and has ‘increased confidence’ at the club.
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos insists his side are targeting a fourth straight Champions League title this campaign.
Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui believes Roma are a stronger side this season than when they reached the Champions League semi-finals.
Dinamo Zagreb winger Dani Olmo, a native Spaniard, is wanted by Italian giants Milan, according to reports.
Atletico Madrid’s Rodri insists Antoine Griezmann was not affected by the words of Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos: “He will do his talking on the pitch.”
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone explained the reasoning for excluding club record signing Thomas Lemar against his old side Monaco.

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