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Abelardo wants five new players at Alaves before start of the season

Alaves boss Abelardo has indicated that he wants five new players at the club before the start of the new season. Arrivals at the Basque club this summer have not been frequent enough for the former Barcelona defender, who has seen the likes of Munir El Haddadi and Bojan Krkic leave following their loan spells last season. Swedish striker John Guidetti has arrived to bolster the attacking options, whilst Jony Rodriguez has also come in from Malaga. However, Abelardo has indicated through sporting director Sergio Fernandez that he wants to…

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What do Alaves need this summer to be Glorious once more?

An awful start to the 2017/2018 season saw Alaves struggle throughout, however, they did slowly improve under former Barcelona defender Abelardo, winning five of their last eight games in the league. Finishing 14th place in the La Liga standings, El Glorioso will now look to improve on that and bring some better performances to their faithful Mendizorrotza supporters. 21 defeats in 38 league games is a real worry, although most of those losses did come in the opening stages of the season, but their failure to score goals and concede more than they…

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Abelardo: Valencia completely better than us

Alaves boss Abelardo has said his side were beaten by a much better side in Valencia on Saturday afternoon. It took just 19 minutes for the Valencia to break the deadlock after Spanish international Rodrigo Moreno tucked away a superb team move, which involved the impressive Simone Zaza. Los Che boss Marcelino has toyed with his strike force since the turn of the year, having signed Luciano Vietto from Atletico Madrid in January, but it was Rodrigo and Zaza, who combined well throughout the game to re-build a partnership, which blossomed towards…

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Alaves creating shortlist for Zubeldia replacement

Alaves have begun creating a shortlist of potential coaches to take over the club after Luis Zubeldia was sacked at the weekend. Heading into the game against Villarreal, Alaves had failed to score a single goal and they were hopeless in front of goal once more as the away side scored three with no reply. A brace from Bakambu and one from Colombian striker Carlos Bacca gave Fran Escriba much delight, but for the home side – manager Zubeldia was axed from his job. The club’s fourth straight defeat with…

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