News Spain 

Spain international Munir El Haddadi wants Morocco switch

Alaves striker Munir El Haddadi is hopeful that FIFA will allow him to switch from Spain to Morocco. The former Barcelona forward has made the decision to make a formal request to football’s governing, given that his father’s country of birth have qualified for next summer’s World Cup in Russia. Born in Madrid and having played for Spain at various youth levels, the 22-year-old made one appearance for the senior side in a September 2014 Euro 2016 qualifier. The youngster has not been called up since, having left Barcelona for…

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Blog La Liga 

Is it second season syndrome for Alaves?

After ten seasons out of La Liga, Deportivo Alaves shone on their first campaign back in the top flight last year. A ninth-placed finish and 14 wins to their name, including a 2-1 victory over Barcelona, along with reaching the Copa del Rey final may have given them some false hope that they could replicate it again this time around. The Basque club have found life difficult this year, currently sitting rock-bottom with just three points and four goals, and while there were quality acquisitions in the summer, things have…

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La Liga News 

Real Betis host Deportivo Alaves

In losing game of the season last time out for Real Betis, they will be looking to bounce back with a win. The 6-3 loss to Valencia saw a record nine goals scored at Benito Villamarín for the first time in La Liga history. The Andalusian side have been playing great football all season under Quique Setien beating Real Madrid along the way. They currently stand ninth in the table with 13 points. The visitors Deportivo Alaves are not doing so well at the moment. They have lost seven of…

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La Liga News 

Torino and Roma battle it out for Munir El Haddadi

Italian sides Torino and Roma are fighting it out to sign Barcelona forward Munir El Haddadi, according to reports. The 21-year-old striker spent time with Valencia on loan last season and largely impressed, scoring twice against his parent club but his return to the Camp Nou has seen his chances of playing for the first team hit with a negative response. Competition for places at the club see Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Gerard Deulofeu and Paco Alcacer ahead of the striker, whilst other arrivals are likely. New Barca boss Ernesto…

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