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Friday November 22 2019
Five things to watch in La Liga this weekend

This weekend sees the return of La Liga action following the November international break, with Alex Fitzpatrick highlighting what to watch out for.

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale

La Liga returns with a bang after the international. Following a thrilling opening 13 games there are only seven points between the final European qualification spot and 17th, one place above the drop zone. Here are my five things to look out for this weekend.

Gareth Bale Watch

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Sunday November 17 2019
Ever Banega wants to remain at Sevilla

Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega has moved to dismiss rumours that he will be looking to move on from the club at the end of the season.

The Argentina international has been linked with a return to his native country, with his current deal at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan expiring at the end of the season.

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Wednesday November 13 2019
Sergio Reguilon: Seville derby like a Champions League final

Sergio Reguilon has described playing in the Seville derby for Sevilla against Real Betis as being ‘like a Champions League final’.

Reguilon has started 11 of Sevilla’s 13 La Liga games to date and has been rested for the early games in the Europa League group stage.

The left full-back is on a season-long loan deal at the Andalusian club from Real Madrid and played in his first Seville derby on Sunday, triumphing 2-1.

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Sunday November 10 2019
Luis Enrique linked with Arsenal job

Former Barcelona and Spain boss Luis Enrique has been linked with shock move to take over as Arsenal manager in the coming weeks.

Enrique stepped away from his role as national team boss earlier this season, following the tragic death of his young daughter, however according to reports in El Confidencial - via the Metro - he is now being lined up for a Premier League move.

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Friday November 8 2019
Sevilla in for Milan defender Davide Calabria

Sevilla are said to be weighing up an €18m move for Milan defender Davide Calabria, according to a report in Calciomercato.

Discussions are said to have already taken place for the full-back and a move in January is possible.

The defender, who grew up in Milan's youth academy, has been in poor form recently and this has led to the hierarchy at the club pondering a transfer.

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Friday November 8 2019
Intense Seville derby promises to be unmissable

This weekend's Seville derby between Real Betis and Sevilla promises to be as intense and passionate as ever, explains David Whitworth.

Sevilla against Real Betis

Spain’s most intense and passionate derby takes centre stage once again when the eternal rivals of Real Betis and Sevilla lock horns once again this Sunday night at the Estadio Benito Villamarín.

It is a derby unlike any other and a match which brings together two historic footballing rivals from opposite sides of the city with the green and whites of Betis hailing from the district of Heliópolis and the red with white of Sevilla residing in the suburb of Nervión.

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Thursday November 7 2019
Five things to watch in La Liga this weekend

This weekend sees the final round of La Liga action ahead of the November international break, with Alex Fitzpatrick highlighting what to watch.

Real Betis against Sevilla

New manager bounce?

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Thursday November 7 2019
Real Betis captain Joaquin excited for 'special' Seville derby

Real Betis captain Joaquin is looking forward to a ‘special’ Seville derby and believes rivals Sevilla ‘are a great team’ this season.

Joaquin netted the winner in this fixture last season courtesy of a header with ten minutes remaining, but Sevilla have traditionally held the upper hand in the fixture in recent years.

Betis trail their city leaders by eight points and 10 positions in La Liga after 12 rounds of action, but the league table remains very compact and volatile.

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Sunday November 3 2019
Sevilla linked with Mexican rising star Jose Juan Macias

Sevilla are reportedly tracking the progress of Mexican star Jose Juan Macias.

According to reports in Estadio Deportivo, Julen Lopetegui's side have been alerted to his excellent form with Liga MX side Leon, where he is on loan from parent club Guadalajara.

The 20-year old has netted 17 goals in 31 games for Leon, as well as four four in three for the Mexico national team, after making his senior debut back in October. 

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Sunday November 3 2019
Diego Simeone gives Diego Costa his full backing

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has launched powerful defence of his under fire striker Diego Costa.

Costa came on as a half time replacement for Thomas Lemar in the weekend La Liga 1-1 draw at Sevilla, however the Spanish international saw his bad luck so far this season continue, as he had a goal disallowed and missed a penalty.

The former Chelsea forward has scored just twice in 13 appearances in all competition in 2019-20, and his confidence looks to be dropping by the game.

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