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Thursday January 23 2020
La Liga set for crucial title and relegation battles in February

February will be a pivotal month at both ends of the La Liga table, with sides battling relegation, fighting for Europe and pushing for the league title.

REAL MADRID V ATLETICO MADRID - FEBRUARY 1

Atletico Madrid will be out for revenge when they head to the Santiago Bernabeu at the start of February, following their controversial defeat in the Spanish Supercopa defeat.

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Sunday January 19 2020
Quique Setien hails 'remarkable' Barcelona

New Barcelona boss Quique Setien was full of praise for his side following their 1-0 win at home to Granada.

The defending La Liga champions sealed a narrow win over Diego Martinez's side thanks to a late goal from Lionel Messi, after dominating possession at the Camp Nou.

However, despite finding it difficult to break down the Granada defence, Setien was more than happy with his debut with the Catalan giants.

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Sunday January 19 2020
Lionel Messi secures La Liga winning debut for Quique Setien at Barcelona

A late goal from Lionel Messi sealed a winning start for new Barcelona boss Quique Setien in a tight 1-0 victory at home to Granada.

Despite controlling the game, the home side struggled to break down their resilient visitors, until Messi's late intervention lifts them back above Real Madrid to the top of the La Liga table.

Barcelona dominated possession in the opening stages, with teenage striker Ansu Fati and Arturo Vidal both forcing strong saves from Granada keeper Rui Silva. 

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Sunday January 19 2020
Quique Setien: Winning is not enough at Barcelona

New Barcelona boss Quique Setien has challenged his players to win with style during the rest of the 2019-20 season.

The former Real Betis boss takes charge of his first game as La Blaugrana manager against Granada this weekend and he is clear in what he expects from his players in the coming months. 

"I always want to win, that is the most important thing in football," he told reporters from Marca, during his pre match press conference.

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Saturday January 18 2020
Marc Ter Stegen: Barcelona players are responding well to Quique Setien

Barcelona goal keeper Marc Ter Stegen has praised the response of his team mates to new boss Quique Setien.

The German international has been impressed by the former Real Betis boss in his first week in charge at the Camp Nou.

Ter Stegen, who was speaking at a press conference ahead of La Blaugrana’s La Liga clash with Granada this weekend, is confident the squad will have a successful end to the season.

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Tuesday January 14 2020
Done deal: Real Betis sign midfielder Guido Rodriguez

Real Betis have confirmed the signing of Argentina international Guido Rodriguez from Mexican club side America.

It is the second successive January window in which the two clubs have done business - a year ago Betis landed Mexican forward Diego Lainez in a €14m deal.

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Monday January 13 2020
Barcelona set to appoint Quique Setien to replace Ernesto Valverde

Quique Setien is ‘very close’ to being appointed as the new Barcelona boss, according to multiple reports in the Spanish press.

A report in Diario AS goes together with a similar report in Catalan radio station rac1 by claiming that representatives of Setien are currently in the city to negotiate a deal.

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Monday January 13 2020
Victor Camarasa leaves Crystal Palace, joins Alaves

Victor Camarasa has ended his loan spell at Crystal Palace and joined Alaves on loan until the end of the season.

The Basque club confirmed the news on Monday, signaling a return for the player who spent the 2016/17 campaign at the club, then on loan from Levante.

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Monday January 13 2020
Guido Rodriguez in Spain ahead of Real Betis move

Real Betis have agreed a deal to sign Argentina international Guido Rodriguez from Mexican club side America.

A report in ABC de Sevilla claims a deal has been struck with the player already en route to Spain to complete a medical on Monday.

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Saturday January 11 2020
Real Betis to confirm Guido Rodriguez deal

Real Betis are set to complete the $10M transfer of Argentina international Guido Rodriguez in the coming days.

The La Liga side have been linked with the 25-year old since the end of last season, however they are only now able to agree a deal, due to Rodrgiue's complex economic situation with current side Club de Futbol America.

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