Villarreal agree to sign midfielder Suarez from Barca

 Villarreal have reached an agreement with Barcelona to sign midfielder Denis Suarez on a four-year deal, with Barca retaining the option to buy the 21-year-old back, the La Liga clubs said on Saturday.

Cristiano Ronaldo named May's La Liga player of the month
Cristiano Ronaldo named May's La Liga player of the month

Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid's Portuguese forward, has been named the La Liga player of the month for May 2015, undoubtedly thanks to scoring three hat-tricks in three games out of the team's four clashes last month.

Carlo Ancelotti caught smoking as Real's season get over
Carlo Ancelotti caught smoking as Real's season get over

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti, who has been serving a two-game touchline ban in La Liga, was caught puffing a cigarette in a private box at Espanyol's stadium on Sunday.

Real Madrid cruise to 4-1 victory over Espanyol as Cristiano Ronaldo nets hat-trick
Real Madrid cruise to 4-1 victory over Espanyol as Cristiano Ronaldo nets hat-trick

Striker Cristiano Ronaldo produced a hat-trick in Real Madrid's 4-1 away win over Espanyol, although FC Barcelona clinched Spain's La Liga football title by defeating Atletico Madrid 1-0 on the latter's home turf.

Carlo Ancelotti's future at Real Madrid to be decided at end of the season
Carlo Ancelotti's future at Real Madrid to be decided at end of the season

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has said he will wait until the end of the season before taking a decision on his future as Los Blancos look set to end the season without a major trophy.

Granada hire Jose Ramon Sandoval to replace sacked Abel Resino
Granada hire Jose Ramon Sandoval to replace sacked Abel Resino

La Liga strugglers Granada hired Jose Ramon Sandoval as their new coach on Friday after sacking Abel Resino with just four games of the season remaining.

Barcelona guarding against complacency in title push
Barcelona guarding against complacency in title push

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has stressed his side won`t take their eye off the ball despite having a comfortable run-in to the end of the La Liga season as they chase a fifth title in seven years.

Steven Gerrard, Xavi Hernandez make 500 League appearances
Steven Gerrard, Xavi Hernandez make 500 League appearances

Legends Steven Gerrard and Xavi Hernandez added another feather to their cap after making their 500th league appearence for Liverpool and Barcelona respectively.

La Liga: Neymar, Messi guide 10-man Barca to crucial win
La Liga: Neymar, Messi guide 10-man Barca to crucial win

Neymar and Lionel Messi were on target as Barcelona produced a sensational first-half performance to take a huge step towards the La Liga title with a 2-0 win at local rivals Espanyol on Saturday.

La Liga: Espanyol keen to destroy Barca`s treble dreams
La Liga: Espanyol keen to destroy Barca`s treble dreams

Barcelona can take a huge step towards sealing a fifth La Liga title in seven years when they visit local rivals Espanyol in the Catalan derby on Saturday.

La Liga: 10-man Atletico Madrid held at Espanyol
La Liga: 10-man Atletico Madrid held at Espanyol

Atletico Madrid remain fourth in La Liga as they had to settle for a 0-0 draw at Espanyol after having defender Miranda sent-off in the first-half.

Five Spanish players charged in possible match-fixing scandal
Five Spanish players charged in possible match-fixing scandal

Five Spanish footballers were charged with match-fixing on Friday.

Atletico Madrid facing crucial tests of new pedigree
Atletico Madrid facing crucial tests of new pedigree

Atletico Madrid have four games in the coming weeks that are likely to determine whether they have truly joined Spain`s elite or are in danger of slipping back in the second rank behind powerhouses Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Real Betis deny involvement in alleged La Liga match fixing
Real Betis deny involvement in alleged La Liga match fixing

Real Betis have joined Espanyol and Osasuna in denying any involvement in the alleged fixing of La Liga matches near the end of last season.

La Liga: Valencia leapfrog Sevilla into fourth

Valencia moved up to fourth in La Liga as they avenged their Copa del Rey exit at the hands of Espanyol with a 2-1 win on Sunday.

Espanyol close to King's Cup semis after 3-1 win over Sevilla
Espanyol close to King's Cup semis after 3-1 win over Sevilla

Espanyol secured a commanding lead in their King`s Cup quarter-final tie against Sevilla when Felipe Caicedo, Sergio Garcia, with a penalty, and Lucas Vazquez scored in a 3-1 first-leg home win on Thursday.

10-Real man Madrid back on track with Espanyol win
10-Real man Madrid back on track with Espanyol win

Real Madrid returned to winning ways with a 3-0 win over Espanyol on Saturday, despite playing most of the second-half with 10 men, to move four points clear at the top of La Liga.

Carlo Ancelotti bemoans Real Madrid mental state
Carlo Ancelotti bemoans Real Madrid mental state

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti on Friday blamed his side`s poor start to 2015 on a problem with their "mental state".

EPL: Tottenham target Saido Berahino in January transfer window
EPL: Tottenham target Saido Berahino in January transfer window

Tottenham Hotspur are keen to get in a star forward to help them stay in the hunt for challenging rivals in England's top half of the English Premier League, and they have targeted West Bromwich Albion's, Saido Berahino.

La Liga: Lionel Messi follows Cristiano Ronaldo with another hat-trick
La Liga: Lionel Messi follows Cristiano Ronaldo with another hat-trick

A third Lionel Messi hat-trick in four games helped Barcelona keep the pressure on La Liga leaders Real Madrid as they recorded a 5-1 victory over local rivals Espanyol on Sunday.