La Liga - Primera Division news

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Barcelona midfielder Rafinha is set for a spell on the sidelines after pulling his right hamstring on Tuesday.


Barcelona are reported to have joined Atletico Madrid and Chinese side Tianjin Quanjian in the race to sign Chelsea's Diego Costa.

Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi says he is certain Lionel Messi will soon end speculation over his future and sign a new contract.

Boss Zinedine Zidane watched Sevilla end his Real Madrid side's 40-game unbeaten run and vowed the defeat "won't affect" his players.

La Liga side Valencia have announced they have completed the signing Juventus striker Simone Zaza until the end of the season.

Stevan Jovetic netted a dramatic late winner as Sevilla ended Real Madrid's 40 match unbeaten streak with a 2-1 victory.

Valencia boss Voro has backed his side to kick on following Sunday's 2-1 win over Espnayol.

Deportivo boss Gaizka Garitano says a deal to bring Hebei China Fortune winger Gael Kakuta to the club is very close.

Jozabed Sanchez is already looking to make his loan stay at Celta Vigo a long-term arrangement despite only joining on Friday.


Valencia coach Voro has revealed that striker Simone Zaza is on his way to the club as they try to climb the table.

Gareth Bale says his recovery from ankle surgery is being boosted by Real Madrid's record-breaking unbeaten run.

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has praised the influence of veteran midfielder Tiago despite his lack of gametime.

Samir Nasri has revealed that he would like to play for Real Madrid under fellow Frenchman and current head coach Zinedine Zidane.


Valencia boss Salvador Gonzalez has admitted he wants to sign Simone Zaza in the January transfer window.

Real Madrid will be without Cristiano Ronaldo as they bid to see off Sevilla and book their place in the Copa del Rey quarter-finals.