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The race is on to sign Girona’s Pedro Porro as Barcelona and Real Madrid do battle

Barcelona and Real Madrid will do battle for Girona starlet Pedro Porro, according to Mundo Deportivo. Porro’s name is largely unknown in Spanish football but at La Liga club Girona – he is being tipped to become one of the most explosive youngsters to come out of the club. Having impressed for Girona’s B side last season, scoring 15 goals and bagging 30 assists – Porro was expected to sign new terms with the Catalan club. However, it is now understood that Barca and Madrid are looking into a summer…

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Inter Milan jet into Barcelona to discuss Vidal deal after player agrees terms

Inter Milan officials have jetted into Barcelona to discuss a transfer fee for Aleix Vidal after agreeing terms with the player. The Spanish defender has been linked with a move away from the Camp Nou since the turn of the year, having played a bit part role for the La Liga champions. Former club Sevilla have been showing increased interest, whilst Italian side Roma have also been keen – largely due to Monchi, who is close to Vidal after their time together at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. However, it now…

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The future is bright at Real Madrid for Isco, who is delighted with Lopetegui appointment

Real Madrid forward Isco has revealed his happiness at the appointment of Julen Lopetegui. The Spanish international is currently representing his country at the World Cup in Russia and had a largely impressive game against Portugal in the 3-3 Group B opener last Friday evening. That performance came off the back of an indifferent season at the Santiago Bernabeu, where he was in and out of the Madrid side whilst under the management of Zinedine Zidane. Zidane has since departed the European champions in a shock decision, but his replacement…

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Sergio Canales working through summer to impress at Betis

Sergio Canales will not have a summer break after working extensively in the gym upon his move to Real Betis. After already sealing deals for Espanyol goalkeeper Pau Lopez and Eibar midfielder Takashi Inui, Real Betis are closing in on a third summer signing on a free transfer. The next man to put pen to paper is expected to be Real Sociedad’s Sergio Canales’ whose contract in San Sebastian is set to expire this month, when he will then move to the Benito Villamarin. Newspaper AS say that Betis tried to bring Canales…

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Ronaldo has famously ‘ugly’ bust replaced in Portugal

The controversial bronze statue of Cristiano Ronaldo has been replaced, Portuguese media reported on Monday morning. Ronaldo, famously known for his good looks – was left red faced after the unveiling of a statue at in Madeira 16 months ago, which was seen by thousands at the city’s airport. The Real Madrid forward, who was born in the capital Funchal saw his sculpt designed by local artist Emanuel Santos, but it has now been removed. The original was swapped on Friday at the request of the Real Madrid superstar’s entourage,…

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Hazard contacts Real Madrid whilst preparing for Belgian opener

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has reportedly told Real Madrid that he wants a summer move, according to various reports. The 27-year-old who is preparing for his country’s opener at the World Cup in Russia, has reportedly told his representatives to force a move to Madrid, who have been interested for some-time. Madrid have long been interested, whilst Atletico Madrid and Paris Saint Germain have been linked but it seems the European champions are leading the race to sign the Belgian after he told them of his intentions to move to the…

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LaLiga 2018 World Cup diary: Round-up of every match in Russia

Saturday, June 16 Group D: Argentina vs Iceland Lionel Messi’s Argentina were held by a solid Iceland team, in their opening game, as Messi missed a penalty. It took 19 minutes for Argentina to take the lead and it was Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero with the goal, as he took a left footed shot on the spin and powered it into the net. Four minutes later though, and Iceland were level as Gylfi Sigurdsson’s low cross to Bjarnason was saved by Willy Caballero, but Alfred Finnbogason was at hand to convert…

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Antonio Adan set to join Sporting, despite player revolt

Real Betis keeper Antonio Adan is set to join Sporting CP, despite a player revolt which has seen a number terminate their contracts. Adan, 31, has seen his number one position come under threat for next season after the arrival of Pau Lopez on a four-year deal from Espanyol and that has led to a number of reports linking him a summer exit. Sporting, who are largely keen – are now in negotiations with the player’s representatives over a move and they are said to have reached a final stage….

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Former Athletic Bilbao defender Jon Aurtenetxe set for Leeds United

Former Athletic Bilbao defender Jon Aurtenetxe set for Leeds United after Marcelo Bielsa takes over the English club. Aurtenetxe is currently a free agent after being allowed to leave Scottish Premier League club Dundee at the end of the season, but it is now being reported that he is about to sign terms with the Championship outfit and reunite with former Athletic boss Bielsa. The defender was a key member of Athletic’s successful Copa del Rey final and Europa League final runs in 2012 and enjoyed his best career spell…

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Alaves complete Jony Rodriguez loan deal

Alaves have officially signed Malaga winger Jony Rodriguez on a season long loan after negotiations proved successful. The move had been heavily discussed towards the back end of last season, having seen Jony’s desire to remain in La Liga following Malaga’s relegation to the second tier. Jony joined Malaga from Sporting Gijon in 2016 but failed to gain sufficient playing time with the Andalusian club, forcing him to return to his former club for a six month loan spell at the end of last season. The 26-year-old is a left…

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