Villarreal have confirmed that coach Javi Calleja has been sacked with the side just three points clear of La Liga's relegation places.
Steven Gerrard reckons Rangers' Europa League rivals originally wrote off his side as easy meat - but the Ibrox boss insists they will not think that now.
Steven Gerrard admitted he plunged Joe Worrall into the Europa League deep end by handing him a surprise debut against Villarreal.
Kyle Lafferty's first ever European goal handed Rangers a hugely impressive 2-2 draw in their Europa League opener with Villarreal.
Former Arsenal star Santi Cazorla is eyeing up a 'beautiful' return to European action with his new club Villarreal.
Steven Gerrard insists Rangers can spring a few surprises and qualify for the knock-out rounds of the Europa League.
Veteran midfielder Manuel Iturra has joined La Liga outfit Villarreal as a free agent.
Striker Carlos Bacca has signed a permanent contract with Villarreal following his season-long loan spell from AC Milan last term.
Villarreal are reportedly closing in on a deal to sign Napoli central defender Raul Albiol after agreeing a 6million euros fee.