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Madrid torn between Kepa and Man United’s De Gea

Real Madrid are weighing up a move for either Athletic Club’s Kepa or Manchester United’s David De Gea, according to reports. Long have Madrid been keen admirers of both Spanish international keepers and it now seems that the Bernabeu club will look to make a move for one in the January transfer window. Whilst current number one Keylor Navas has been performing well; Madrid officials have been interested in a number of options who they feel can provide a long-term option. Man United’s De Gea was seemingly a long shot…

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La Liga Match Centre News 

Athletic Bilbao 1-1 Villarreal: Honours even after Aduriz levels

Aritz Aduriz rescued a point for Athletic Bilbao as they drew 1-1 with Villarreal on Sunday evening. Heading into Sunday night’s late kick-off, it was fair to say the visitors were in better form, winning four of their last five plus an impressive draw with Atletico Madrid. The home side in contrast had not won a league game since September. Having started the game well, the Basque’s fell behind in the first half to a Manuel Trigueros strike. Trigueros, who has been in superb form this season had missed an…

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La Liga News 

In form Villarreal visit the San Mames

Athletic Bilbao host inform Villarreal at the San Mames hoping to bounce back after a string of bad results A 3-1 defeat to Celta before the international break was Athletic’s sixth without a win in all competitions. They lie 15th in the table, five points above the relegation zone. Villarreal’s fortunes, on the other hand, have turned for the better. After a humilitating 4-0 loss to Getafe, the yellow submarine has won four of their last five league games and have lost one of their last nine games in all…

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La Liga News 

Man United star warns Kepa over Real Madrid links

Manchester United keeper David De Gea has warned Athletic Bilbao keeper Kepa not to get carried away by reports linking him with a move away from the club. Long have Madrid been keen admirers of the young Basque stopper and it now seems that the Bernabeu club will look to make a move in the January transfer window. Whilst current number one Keylor Navas has been performing well; Madrid officials have been interested in a number of options who they feel can provide a long-term option. Man United’s De Gea…

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La Liga News 

Aduriz renews deal at Athletic Club

Athletic striker Aritz Aduriz has agreed a new contract with the Basque giants to remain at the club until 2019. The veteran striker turns 37 in February and there were questions on whether he would retire at the end of the season. The new deal will mean that the forward, originally from San Sebastián, will be at least 38 when he eventually retires. Adruiz stay with Athletic club has been spilt over three spells, with his most recent move coming in 2012 and he has now appeared in over 300 games for…

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La Liga News 

Kepa remains calm over Real Madrid claims

Athletic Club keeper Kepa has remained calm over claims he could join Real Madrid in the January transfer window. Long have Madrid been keen admirers of the young Basque stopper and it now seems that the Bernabeu club will look to make a move in the January transfer window. Whilst current number one Keylor Navas has been performing well; Madrid officials have been interested in a number of options who they feel can provide a long-term option. Manchester United’s David De Gea now seems to a long shot with his…

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La Liga News 

Athletic Club nightmare continues as Benat faces two months out

Athletic Club midfielder Benat Etxebarria has been ruled out for two months after suffering a pevic injury. The 30-year-old former Real Betis man was told by club doctors that he would need an operation to solve the problem and is will now miss the next eight league games, which include the Basque derby with Real Sociedad. The central midfielder has featured on 13 occasions this season but will now face a spell on the sidelines, along with Oscar de Marcos, who has a similar injury. Benat’s injury also sees him…

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Global La Copa News 

Deschamps Leaves out Laporte

French national team manager, Dider Deschamps, has left Athletic club defender, Aymeric Laporte out of the French squad for the the upcoming friendlies against Wales and Germany. Deschamps picked his 24 man squad, opting for Laporte’s under 21 international partner,  Benjamin Pavard. Laporte has played for the under 21s since 2013 and has previously claimed that it his dream is to earn a senior cap for Les Blues. However, constant rebuttals from Deschamps has had Laporte speak out against the head coach and even hint that he might declare for…

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Match Centre 

Spanish sides enjoy a great night in UEL – Europa League Round Up

La Liga’s three Europa League representatives all picked up crucial wins in their matchday four ties tonight, take a look at our roundup. Villarreal remain top of Group A after a 2-0 win away to Slavia Prague. The Yellow Submarine made the perfect start, opening the scoring within the first 15 minutes through Carlos Bacca. Some great build up play involving Pablo Fornals and Mario Gaspar got the visitors into the box with the goalkeeper parrying Gaspar’s cross straight to Bacca who hammered the ball into the roof of the…

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La Liga News 

Athletic Club tie Vesga down to new deal

Mikel Vesga has agreed a new and improved contract with Athletic Club, the club have confirmed. The 24-year-old has established himself as a first team player this season, making 12 starts for Jose Angel Zidanda and it is now confirmed that he has agreed a deal to extend by a further two years until June 2012. Vesga, who spent two years on loan with La Liga 123 side Sporting Gijon has also a release clause included in the new deal, which is set at €30m. Athletic have struggled for form of…

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