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Friday December 13 2019
Five things to watch in La Liga this weekend

Ahead of a fascinating round of La Liga, Alex Fitzpatrick analyses if Real Madrid and Barcelona can negotiate tough away trips ahead of midweek El Clasico.

Valencia against Real Madrid

Deadlock ahead of El Clasico

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Wednesday December 11 2019
Boss Jorge Sampaoli quits Brazilian club Santos

Former Sevilla boss Jorge Sampaoli has left Brazilian club Santos with 12 months on his contract remaining, it has been confirmed.

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Monday December 9 2019
Jorge Sampaoli has offers to leave Santos

Former Sevilla boss Jorge Sampaoli has offers to leave Brazilian club Santos, according to a report in Diario Sport.

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Friday December 6 2019
Five things to watch in La Liga this weekend

Looking ahead to the weekend games in La Liga, Alex Fitzpatrick asks if Julen Lopetegui's Sevilla can keep winning to pressurise the top two.

Sevilla boss Julen Lopetegui

Deadlock at the top

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Friday December 6 2019
Sevilla, Leicester battle for Brest's Ibrahima Diallo

Sevilla and Leicester City want to sign Brest midfielder Ibrahima Diallo in the January transfer window, according to reports.

The 20-year-old is on the Andalusian club’s shopping list this winter, as Diario AS cite a report from France Football as stating.

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Tuesday December 3 2019
Sevilla striker Javier Hernandez eyes MLS move

Sevilla striker and Mexico international Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez is open to joining an American club in MLS.

The 31-year-old has scored just three goals since his €7.8m summer move from English club West Ham United and has been limited to just three starts in La Liga.

Hernandez has found opportunities limited with Dutch international striker Luuk de Jong preferred as the central striker for the majority of the season.

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Tuesday December 3 2019
Barcelona: Ivan Rakitic open to Atletico Madrid, Sevilla move

Midfielder Ivan Rakitic wants to remain at Barcelona but has left the door open to joining Atletico Madrid or Sevilla.

The Croatian started in the recent victories over Borussia Dortmund and Atletico Madrid alongside Sergio Busquets and Frenkie de Jong in a midfield trio.

Prior to those games, Rakitic had only started one game all campaign - an early-season defeat against Granada.

That particular three are said to offer the Blaugrana the balance of being able to break up the opposition plays before a quick transition to the attack.

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Friday November 29 2019
PSG want Sevilla goalkeeper Sergio Rico permanently

Paris Saint-Germain want to make their loan deal for Sevilla goalkeeper Sergio Rico permanent, according to El Mundo Deportivo.

The Spaniard is on loan in the French capital until the end of the current campaign and is primarily a back-up to Keylor Navas, who was signed on a permanent deal from Real Madrid this summer.

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Thursday November 28 2019
Arsenal to sack Unai Emery 'within hours'

Arsenal will sack boss Unai Emery ‘within hours’ of their latest defeat, according to a prominent Spanish football journalist.

Francesc Aguilar, of El Mundo Deportivo, tweeted on Thursday evening: “The future of Unai Emery at Arsenal is now counting down the hours.

“It is due to the strange behaviour of their players on the pitch with a level much lower than their quality. This was evidenced against Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League.”

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Tuesday November 26 2019
Sevilla return for Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic ruled out

Sevilla sporting director Monchi believes Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic will return to the club one day but “in many years.”

The Croatian international captained the Andalusian team to the Europa League title in 2014 before joining the Blaugrana, for whom he has played for the past five seasons.

A report in Marca last month claimed that had been a mutual agreement between the midfielder and the Catalan club for a January transfer.

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