Raul Albiol Gossip LaLiga News 

Villarreal looking to bring in Raul Albiol

On the back of bringing one centre back into the club in Ramiro Funes Mori from Everton, Villarreal appear set to bring in another in the form of Raul Albiol. After the departure of Mateo Musacchio (target for Sevilla) to AC Milan last summer, the Yellow Submarine were restricted with options in the centre of defence last season. Álvaro González, Víctor Ruiz and Daniele Bonera are the only three first team centre backs available at La Ceramica. The 37 year old Italian, Bonera has supposedly extended his contract with Villarreal for another…

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LaLiga News 

Villarreal sign Ramiro Funes Mori from Everton

Ramiro Funes Mori has become Villarreal’s latest summer addition, signing a four-year deal to move to LaLiga from Everton. The 26-year-old fell out of favour under Sam Allardyce at Goodison Park and the Argentine has opted to join the Yellow Submarine as Javi Calleja and company look to build on last season’s top six finish. Marca reported on the deal for an undisclosed fee, adding to the signings of Toko Ekambi, Santi Cazorla and Gerard Moreno already this summer as the Estadio de la Ceramica side waste absolutely no time at all…

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Nicola Sansone Gossip LaLiga News 

Nicola Sansone reveals his desire to play for Inter Milan

Nicola Sansone’s recent activity on Twitter has sparked off further rumours that a move to Inter Milan is imminent for the Villarreal forward. In detailing the news that Inter Milan were interesting in the 26 year old Italian, Nicola Sansone – on his official twitter account – liked the story. On top of this, after re-posting the story, he liked both of those also. There was also a tweet from an Inter Milan supporter asking Sansone to join the club where he also ‘liked’ the comment. This isn’t the only…

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Gossip LaLiga News 

EXCLUSIVE: Nicola Sansone all-but confirms Inter Milan links

Villarreal forward Nicola Sansone has attracted interest from European clubs, including a return to the Serie A, this time to Inter Milan. And hours after we released news on his potential talks with the Italian side, Sansone himself has liked the article via Twitter, all-but confirming the recent links. MARCA cite a claim on Calciomercato that the Yellow Submarine would not consider a sale for any price below 15 million euros, which could be a big ask for the San Siro outfit given that they are under strict Financial Fair Play…

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Inter Milan consider move for Villarreal’s Nicola Sansone

Villarreal’s Nicola Sansone is attracting attention from all over Europe, with Inter Milan among the most interested parties as they look to provide the Italian with a Serie A return. MARCA claim that the Yellow Submarine would not consider a sale for any price below 15 million euros, which could be a big ask for the San Siro outfit given that they are under strict Financial Fair Play restrictions by UEFA. Speculation had suggested that Portuguese forward Eder may be used to persuade Javi Calleja and co. to part ways with…

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LaLiga News 

Gerard Moreno returns to Villarreal for club-record fee

Villarreal have completed the signing of Espanyol striker Gerard Moreno on a five-year deal for a reported club record fee. The 26-year-old Spaniard returns to Estadio de La Cerámica after three seasons in Catalonia. Marca has stated that Gerard will head back to the Yellow Submarine for €20 million, slightly more than Villarreal spent on signing Karl Toko Ekambi (€18m) from French side Angers last week. Gerard returns The Spaniard left the Valencian side three years ago, after failing to nail down a regular starting place, having risen through the…

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Santi Cazorla returns to Villarreal

Santi Cazorla has returned to Villarreal in a bid to reignite his career, following a long injury spell at Arsenal. As expected, the La Liga side were determined to agree a move for Cazorla to return to the Estadio de Ceramica after Arsenal failed to extend his deal at with Premier League side Arsenal. Cazorla returned from a long term injury to train with Alaves once the English season finished, but the Gunners opted not to renew his contract past June. The 33-year-old has not played a professional game since…

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Rodri completes move to Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid have completed the signing of Rodri from Villarreal, confirming the news via their official website. In a deal which was agreed back in December, the young midfielder has now signed on the dotted line at the Wanda Metropolitano. The 21-year-old began his career with Atleti, playing for their academy before making a move to the Yellow Submarine, where he made his debut in the 2015/16 season. A following campaign which saw him make 31 appearances, scoring once – caught the eye of his former club and after another…

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LaLiga 

La Liga End of Season Awards: Biggest Attendance Change of the Year – Real Betis

Barcelona may have produced one of their best seasons in recent memory, romping to the La Liga title losing just one game (5-4 at Levante on Jornada 37) but the crowds in the stand dwindled with over 200,000 less fans making their way through the Camp Nou turnstiles than last season. Despite this, the Catalan club still had the most fans over the course of the season, averaging 268 more fans per game than Real Madrid. La Liga in general however was well watched in the stadiums in 2017/18, totalling…

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Gareth Bale LaLiga Match Centre 

Villarreal 2 – 2 Real Madrid: Nerves for Los Blancos as the Champions League final looms

In the final La Liga weekend, Real Madrid let a two-goal lead slip to draw 2-2 at Villarreal to add extra anticipation to next Saturday’s Champions League final against Liverpool. Gareth Bale started the match and Cristiano Ronaldo was back after his ankle injury saw him forced off at halftime of the El Clasico match on May 6. Both players scored in the first half and it looked like Real Madrid was going to end the season on a high. Bale’s goal came in the 11th minute, with five defenders around him he still somehow…

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