Tag Archives: La Liga

9 underrated footballers around Europe whose stock rose dramatically in 2016/17

With the 2016/17 season coming to an end, let’s take a look at some players who started the season more in the background but have now become fundamental players for their clubs. Despite their feats, these players are still yet to receive the accolades of the wider media but look certain to do so if they […]

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Real Madrid 3-0 Atletico Madrid: 5 Champions League semi final 1st leg talking points

The first leg of the first Champions League semi-final is out of the way, and you could be forgiven for thinking the tie is already over. A potentially tense and tight first leg was busted open by a virtuoso show from Cristiano Ronaldo to give Real Madrid an unassailable-looking 3-0 ahead of the second leg […]

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Buy low, sell high: 14 of transfer guru Monchi’s best deals for Sevilla

For almost two decades, one man has been synonymous with modern day Sevilla. Ramon Rodriguez Verdejo – commonly known as Monchi – has led Sevilla to success both on and off the field. Monchi’s remit as sporting director saw him oversee the youth setup and install a vast scouting network across the globe. Sevilla were […]

Best Spain La Liga young talents to watch

Everton keep tabs on exciting young defender tracked by Barcelona

Mauricio Lemos is the subject of renewed transfer interest from both Spanish and Premier League clubs, with FC Barcelona and Everton named among the most eager suitors to date. The Uruguayan centre-back is highly-rated in Spain after impressing for current club Las Palmas, and has been the subject of close monitoring by scouts around Europe […]

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The Basque derby: A history of Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad’s intense rivalry

Since the late 1920s, two clubs have been fighting for bragging rights as the best team in the Basque country. Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad have played one another on over 150 occasions, with the former dominating the latter as the strongest side of the region. Basque derby: The early years The first ever fixture […]

Arsenal star Hector Bellerin ‘Barcelona’s number one transfer target’

Barcelona have renewed their interest in Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin and could potentially make a move for the Spain international should Arsene Wenger leave in the summer, according to reports in Spain. Embed from Getty Images   The Catalan club have been bereft of a world-class right-back since Dani Alves’ departure to Juventus last summer. […]

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PSG, Monaco and Ajax stars among our #JF70 young talents of the week, week 11

Our #JF70 review is back for another week on Just Football. From our chosen 70 best young talents to watch in Europe in 2016/17 which stars are standing out lately? Deji Faremi selects a handful of recent shining lights… #JF70 young talents of the week  Kylian Mbappe We all love an 18-year-old who’s performing at […]

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Real Madrid and Porto stars among our #JF70 top young talents of the week, week 10

Each week on Just Football we analyse and praise the star performers from our #JF70 handpicked 70 best young players to watch this season around Europe. So which young talents shone this past week?  #JF70 young talents of the week Mauricio Lemos UD Las Palmas have been one of the surprise packages in La Liga […]

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