La Liga News 

Ceballos’ celebration against Betis makes return ‘unlikely’

Marco Asensio and Dani Ceballos’ celebration against Real Betis has caused some confusion, making a return to the Andalusian club for the latter now seem ‘unlikely’. Having been the star of last summer for Spain’s U21 side in Poland where they finished runners up in the European championships, Ceballos was quickly linked with a move to both Barcelona and Madrid. The latter were quick to pursue a move and the 21-year-old moved to the Santiago Bernabeu from Real Betis for a fee believed to be in the region of €20m. However,…

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Real Betis vs Real Madrid: Madrid hoping to continue their run of form as Toni Kroos is out with injury

Real Madrid return to action in La Liga on Sunday as they are away to Real Betis after their huge win in the Champions League first leg against PSG on Wednesday, Zidane and his team hope to continue a good patch of form. Los Blancos beat PSG in the Bernabeu 3-1 as they take a big step towards the quarter finals of the Champions League. Real Madrid will need to win if they want to keep their thin title hopes alive and move to third place as they have a…

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Ruben Castro could be heading back to China

Real Betis striker Ruben Castro could be heading back to China this month, according to a report in ABC de Sevilla. The 36-year-old enjoyed a four month spell with Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng after leaving Betis last summer, but later returned to Spain in the January transfer window, making his return to the Betis first team. Castro, who is a fan favourite at the Benito Villamarin, has started just one game since returning to the club, making three more appearances from the bench, scoring once from the penalty spot. His return…

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Pau Lopez waiting for improved Espanyol offer

Espanyol keeper Pau Lopez is waiting for an improved contract offer from the club, before agreeing a move to Real Betis. Diario AS report that Los Verdiblancos vice president Lorenzo Serra Ferrer has been working behind the scenes to agree a deal for the talented keeper, who spent last season on loan with Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur. Betis see Lopez as a direct replacement for Antonio Adan, who is out of contract in 2019, whilst back up keeper Dani Gimenez is set to leave the club summer when his current…

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Who is Real Betis’ latest star – Loren Morón

Loren Morón has burst on to the scene for Real Betis, scoring three goals in his last two games, but who exactly is the youngster. You can forgive yourself if you had no idea who the scorer was for Betis in their last two games, as fans of the club had forgotten who Loren Morón actually was, given his last performance was in a pre-season friendly against AC Milan last August. Making his season debut against Villarreal two weeks ago, Morón scored an impressive brace, coupled with a match winning strike against Deportivo…

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A tactical explanation of Quique Setien’s Real Betis

Real Betis have been one of the most entertaining sides in not only Spain, but across Europe this season. What has made them so intriguing and desirable to watch orientates around the tactics used by manager Quique Setien. The Spanish coach was in charge of Las Palmas last season and made them equally entertaining. The use of the 4-3-3 system set the islanders up to play an attacking, ball retaining style with little focus on defending. This format has been transferred to the Andalucian outfit this season also. Last season,…

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Betis keeper talks of Real Madrid midfielder’s upset at failed move

Real Betis keeper Antonio Adan has revealed that Dani Ceballos was left upset that he could not return to Real Betis last month from Real Madrid. Having been the star of the summer for Spain’s U21 side in Poland where they finished runners up in the European championships, Ceballos was quickly linked with a move to both Barcelona and Madrid. The latter were quick to pursue a move and the 21-year-old moved to the Santiago Bernabeu from Real Betis for a fee believed to be in the region of €20m. However,…

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Pau Lopez set to agree Real Betis switch

Espanyol keeper Pau Lopez is set to agree a move to La Liga rivals Real Betis, according to various reports in Spanish press. Diario AS report that Los Verdiblancos vice president Lorenzo Serra Ferrer has been working behind the scenes to agree a deal for the talented keeper, who spent last season on loan with Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur. Betis see Lopez as a direct replacement for Antonio Adan, who is out of contract in 2019, whilst back up keeper Dani Gimenez is set to leave the club summer…

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Deportivo La Coruna 0-1 Real Betis: Nothing moronic from Loren as Betis secure victory

Young Real Betis midfielder Loren Moron scored his third goal in what was just his second appearance for Los Verdiblancos to help his side to a 1-0 win at the Riazor against Deportivo La Coruna, who had new manager Clarence Seedorf in charge for the first time. The win sees Betis climb to eighth place, two points behind Eibar and now just three behind fierce rivals Sevilla in sixth whilst Depor stay 19th, three points from safety. Betis almost scored inside the opening ten minutes when Joaquin cut inside and…

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Barragan completes permanent Betis switch

Antonio Barragan has completed a permanent switch to Real Betis from English Championship side Middlesbrough. The 30-year-old left the former Premier League club on a season-long for Betis last summer, but a clause in the deal has now seen the defender sign a permanent two-year deal with the Andalusian side. Barragan, who has featured in over half of Betis’ games this season, was able to discuss a permanent deal after reaching that landmark in the win over Villarreal on Saturday. The Spanish joined Boro in 2016 from Valencia and featured…

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