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Monday June 17 2019
Sevilla, Valencia battle for Milan's Samu Castillejo

Sevilla and Valencia are both hopeful of landing out-of-favour Milan midfielder Samu Castillejo this summer, according to reports.

Marca cite a report in Gazzetta dello Sport which claims both of the Spanish clubs are hopeful of tempting the 24-year-old back to La Liga.

Castillejo has four years remaining on his contract at the Milanese giants and it is claimed the Rossoneri will look to recoup the €25m they paid Villarreal last summer.

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Friday August 17 2018
Milan complete Castillejo signing

Milan have completed the signing of Villarreal midfielder Samu Castillejo on an initial loan deal with an €18m agreement to buy, say reports.

The 23-year-old was identified by the Rossoneri as their next primary transfer objective in a summer in which they continue to reshape their squad.

A vibrant attack-minded player who is often deployed wide, he joined the Europa League regulars from Malaga in 2015 and has made 127 appearances for the club, scoring nine goals.

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Thursday August 16 2018
Castillejo in Milan ahead of move

Villarreal midfielder Samu Castillejo has arrived in Milan ahead of completing a big-money move to the Italian giants, reports confirm.

The 23-year-old has been identified by the Rossoneri as their next primary transfer objective in a summer in which they continue to reshape their squad.

Sky Sport Italia previously reported a bid of €18m being on the table plus striker Carlos Bacca, who spent last season on loan at Villarreal.

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Tuesday August 14 2018
Bacca to Villarreal as Castillejo exits

Milan and Villarreal are closing in on a deal which will take Samu Castillejo to Serie A with Carlos Bacca (pictured) joining the Yellow Submarine permanently.

The Colombian international spent last season on loan at the Estadio Ceramica, where he netted 15 La Liga goals in just 30 starts.

A Bola say Lisbon-based Sporting CP have agreed a season-long loan deal with an option to sign the former Sevilla striker, but he is holding off on a return to Spain.

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Monday August 13 2018
Milan want Villarreal's Castillejo

Villarreal midfielder Samu Castillejo has been the subject of an enquiry from Serie A club Milan, according to reports.

The 23-year-old has been identified by the Rossoneri as their next primary transfer objective in a summer in which they continue to reshape their squad.

Sky Sport Italia there is a bid of €18m on the table plus striker Carlos Bacca, who spent last season on loan at Villarreal.

However, the Yellow Submarine would prefer to receive a one-off payment of €25m and are not interested in any swap deals.

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Tuesday August 7 2018
Sevilla talk to Villarreal's Castillejo

Sevilla and Villarreal are negotiating the transfer of midfielder Samu Castillejo, who is valued at €20m, say reports in the Spanish press.

The 23-year-old has been identified as a replacement for Joaquin Correa, who joined Lazio in an €18m deal earlier this summer, at the Andalusian club.

Los Rojiblancos rate the ‘creativity and spark’ of the midfielder, who joined the Yellow Submarine from Malaga in 2015 and has made 127 appearances for the club, scoring nine goals.

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Friday March 2 2018
Atletico linked to Castillejo

Atletico Madrid will attempt to sign Villarreal winger Samu Castillejo in summer following Yannick Carrasco’s departure to China.

The Belgian winger joined Dalian Yifang and Diario AS now report the Malaga-native tops Los Rojiblancos list of targets for a replacement.

Villarreal president Fernando Roig admitted in January confirmed interest in the midfielder from Italy: “Napoli’s interest has always been concrete and direct,” he told Radio Kiss Kiss.

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Wednesday January 10 2018
Villarreal: Napoli want Castillejo

Villarreal president Fernando Roig has stated Italian giants Napoli hold a long-standing interest in their midfielder Samu Castillejo.

The Naples-based club have been linked with a number of Spanish-based players in recent months including Barcelona duo Aleix Vidal and Gerard Deulofeu along with Atletico Madrid’s Sime Vrsaljko.

“Napoli’s interest has always been concrete and direct,” Roig told Radio Kiss Kiss.

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Wednesday December 13 2017
Villarreal's Castillejo eyes move?

Villarreal winger Samu Castillejo is considering a move away from the club in summer and already has narrowed down the shortlist of future clubs.

A report in Calciomercato.com reports the Andalucian wants a future move away from Estadio de la Ceramica and wants to join one of Barcelona, Napoli or Arsenal.

The forward made a fine start to the current campaign, scoring once and assisting four times in his opening nine games.

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Wednesday April 12 2017
Ruiz facing a month out

Villarreal will be without Victor Ruiz for a month after it was confirmed the centre-back has a sprained ankle, while Samu Castillejo is missing for two.

Marca reports Ruiz underwent tests on his left ankle after he was injured against Athletic Club and the pain in the joint failed to subside following a few days’ rest.

Castillejo meanwhile has a minor hamstring tear and will need two weeks to recover, having also been injured against Athletic.

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