Returning Players: Jordi Alba

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Returning Players’ series. Today, we take a look at Jordi Alba. The Spaniard came through the famous ‘La Masia‘ youth academy at Barcelona but left the club at the age of 16 after being deemed too small. The full-back then made a name for himself at Valencia and earned […] READ MORE


Five of the Biggest Football Upsets in 2020/21

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As the 2020/21 European club football season enters its stretch run over the next two months, several teams have struggled mightily and are facing embarrassing conclusions to a forgettable year. The Biggest Football Upsets of the 2020/21 Season Disappointing Clubs This Season Which clubs have drastically underachieved, producing poor results that are difficult to digest […] READ MORE


La Liga Transfer Business

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The Spanish football transfer window recently closed until the summer. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has naturally been a relatively quiet period of La Liga transfer business. The loan market has proven to be the most viable and productive source of recruitment. La Liga Transfer Recap La Liga Transfer Business: The Analysis According to […] READ MORE


Valencia Sign Patrick Cutrone on Loan Deal

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La Liga side Valencia have snapped up Italian striker Patrick Cutrone from Wolverhampton Wanderers on loan until the end of the season. Valencia Sign Patrick Cutrone Cutrone Arrives at Valencia Valencia have signed forward Patrice Cutrone on a loan deal from Wolverhampton Wanderers for the second half of the season. The Spanish side are having […] READ MORE


REPORT: Manchester City Considering Bid for Jules Kounde

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Jules Kounde is a reported target for Manchester City, who may consider making a bid for the Sevilla defender. The Telegraph are reporting that if Manchester City propose a deal, it may see Nicolas Otamendi head in the other direction. Manchester City Considering Bid for Jules Kounde Kounde Excelled for Sevilla Last Season Young Frenchman […] READ MORE


Ålvaro Negredo: A La Liga Nomad

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Spanish football returns this weekend and one man in particular will be savouring his return to La Liga action: The nomadic Spanish trotter Ålvaro Negredo. Ålvaro Negredo: La Liga’s Journeyman Early Years of Negredo: From Real Madrid to Sevilla The former Spain international has bags of La Liga experience. He commenced his career with Rayo […] READ MORE



Leeds United Confirm Rodrigo Signing

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Leeds United have announced the signing of Spanish international Rodrigo from Valencia CF. Sky Sports have reported that the fee is around £30 million and is on a contract that will run until 2024. The newly-promoted Premier League club have made their seventh summer signing with the arrival of Rodrigo. He arrives for his second […] READ MORE