LaLiga News 

Mikel Merino’s £10.5m move to Real Sociedad is now at an ‘advanced stage’

Mikel Merino’s £10.5m move to Real Sociedad is now at an ‘advanced stage’ as he prepares to leave English club Newcastle United. The Spanish Under-21 international emerged as a target for Athletic Club back in January, given his Basque roots but a failed move in the winter transfer market saw him remain in England. German Bundesliga side Cologne had also shown interest, whilst Valencia, Real Betis and Athletic once more have all been keen this summer to make a move. But it now looks certain that the young talent will…

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Gossip News 

Galatasaray or Newcastle United……Where will Fernando Torres take his career next?

Galatasaray and Newcastle United have both been in touch with Fernando Torres over a potential summer move. Turkish side Galatasaray are keen to bring in the former Spanish international ahead of next season, whilst vague reports in English press have claimed Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez has been toying with the idea of a potential reunion. Torres announced towards the end of the season that his second stint at boyhood club Atletico Madrid would end this Summer, having reluctantly accepted he’d need to move to play regularly. Since returning to Atletico…

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Gossip News Spain 

Former Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez linked with Spain job

Rafael Benitez has become a contender for the soon-to-be vacant Spain managerial job, according to the Daily Express. This comes in the wake of Julen Lopetegui’s decision to join Real Madrid from next season, which has led to his sacking as national team coach on the eve of the World Cup. Current Newcastle United manager Benitez is in line to replace him, having been linked with the position in 2016 prior to Lopetegui’s appointment, but it is unlikely to be until after the tournament in Russia. Benitez not guaranteed to…

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Gossip LaLiga News 

Rafael Benitez wants to buy David Lopez … again

Outside of the top four last season, Espanyol conceded the fewest amount of goals of any side in La Liga. Even Real Madrid with 44 conceded two more than Espanyol. David Lopez was an important figure in this water-tight defense. Having played in all but one of the 38 La Liga games, the Spanish centre back is a wanted man around Europe this summer. The likes of Valencia and Tottenham Hotspur have been mooted with interest. It is Newcastle United that appear to be the forerunners however. With David Lopez…

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Global LaLiga News 

Newcastle United’s Mikel Merino involved in transfer tussle between La Liga duo

Newcastle United’s Mikel Merino is the centre of interest from La Liga duo Real Betis and Athletic Club. The Spanish Under-21 international emerged as a target for Athletic, given his Basque roots but a failed move in the winter transfer market saw him remain in England. German side Cologne have previously shown interest, whilst Valencia have been linked but it is now Real Betis, who have joined the San Mames outfit in interest. Betis boss Quique Setien has developed a huge list of players that he would like to bring…

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LaLiga News 

Floyd Mayweather wants Cristiano Ronaldo at Newcastle United

Former boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather has made a sensational claim that he could attract Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo to Newcastle United. This follows the American’s interest in buying the Premier League club, with current owner Mike Ashley still on the lookout for a new owner. Meanwhile, Ronaldo has been in unstoppable form of late, with his four goals at the weekend against Girona taking his tally up to 17 in all competitions in his last eight matches. Pretty Boy’s friend Ronaldo Mayweather, also known as Pretty Boy, has won world…

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Global Gossip News 

Newcastle United and Valencia tempted to sign Mangala

Eliaquim Mangala could return to La Liga side Valencia after Manchester City signed Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Club. City have officially confirmed the signing of Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Club, who is delighted to have joined the Premier League leaders. City boss Pep Guardiola has been keen to improve his defensive options ahead of what looks to be a successful Premier League title and potential Champions League run. The English side sit comfortably at the top of the La Liga standings but Guardiola was adamant to add strength and depth in…

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Gossip News 

Premier League duo keen on Cedric Bakambu

Marca report that both Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United have shown interest in signing Cedric Bakambu from Villarreal. The DR Congo striker has been in superb form this season, scoring an impressive 14 goals in 21 appearances for the Estadio de Ceramica side. His form has therefore gained much admiration from a number of European clubs and in particular Premier League sides, which include Spurs and Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle. Whilst, Villarreal are hoping the keep hold of the striker – Marca claim that a move could be made by either…

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Athletic Club contact Rafa Benitez over Spanish midfielder

According to Spanish reports, Athletic Club have made an enquiry to Newcastle United over the availability of midfielder Mikel Merino. The 21-year-old has been in superb form this season for the Premier League side, but it is reported that the Basque club have asked how much the youngster would cost if the Northern side were relegated to the Championship. Newcastle are currently struggling to find form and sit 18th in the league standings with West Bromwich Albion and Swansea City the only sides beneath them. Athletic have been long interested…

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Global News 

Real Madrid allow Kiko Casilla to leave for Premier League

Real Madrid have told keeper Kiko Casilla that he can leave the club and pursue a move to the Premier League, according to reports. Long have Madrid been keen admirers of young Basque keeper Kepa and it now seems that a deal has been completed which will see him arrive at the Santiago Bernabeu in January. Spanish daily Marca report the deal which they say will be formally completed following Madrid’s participation in the Club World Cup next week in Abu Dhabi. With the move now expected to happen, it should…

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