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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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Guidetti will play for Alaves next season

John Guidetti will play for Alaves next season, seeing their La Liga safety trigger a clause in his loan deal from Celta Vigo. The Swedish striker arrived at the Basque club in January on a loan deal with Celta officials included a special clause that ensures they receive payment once Alaves had sealed their La Liga safety. The weekend win over Las Palmas for Abelardo’s side saw them ensure their league status – pushing further away from Deportivo, who are the only side remaining who cant be relegated from the bottom three – having…

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Alaves survival ensures Celta receive ‘Guidetti payment’

Alaves will be forced to pay €4m to Celta Vigo when they are mathematically safe from relegation due to the signing of John Guidetti. The Swedish striker arrived at the Basque club in January on a loan deal with Celta officials included a special clause that ensures they receive payment once Alaves had sealed their La Liga safety. The weekend win over Getafe for Abelardo’s side saw them move closer to ensuring their league status – sitting 12 points ahead of Deportivo in 18th place. Guidetti, who has been keen…

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Guidetti joins Alaves on loan

Alaves have completed the loan signing of Celta Vigo striker John Guidetti, it has been confirmed by both clubs. The Swedish striker has found playing time hard to come by this season at the Galician side, having not started a single La Liga game. The good form of new signing Maxi Gomez and that of, former Liverpool striker Iago Aspas, has been the major factor in restricting the former Manchester City man to the bench. Having been linked with a January exit, Guidetti was originally set to stay at the…

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Chinese side table offer for Celta Vigo’s Maxi Gomez

Maxi Gomez is centred around a bid from an unnamed Chinese club. €20-25 million is believed to be the sum the Chinese club have tabled. Having signed in the summer for €4 million, this would prove a significant profit in a short space of time. Having arrived from Uruguayan club Defensor Sporting during the summer, Gomez has proved a valuable asset for Celta. He started life in La Liga with two goals on his debut and has been decent for the Galician’s since. The 21 year old now has five…

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Italian side Torino push for Guidetti move

Torino have made an official approach to Celta Vigo for Swedish striker John Guidetti, say reports in Italian media. Tuttosport and Calciomercato have reported that the Turin-based club are interested in bringing in the 6 ft 1 in goalscorer and add to their attacking line that features the likes of much talked about Andrea Belotti, Adam Ljajic and Spaniard Iago Falque. The reports suggest that an official bid of €8m has been submitted and the Serie A outfit are awaiting a response from Celta officials.   Guidetti netted nine times and assisted seven goals…

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