La Liga club-by-club transfer latest: July 2

Sports Mole takes a look at the recent transfer rumours from Spain's top flight.

The World Cup might be stealing the limelight at the moment, but that has not stopped all 20 La Liga clubs attempting to improve their squads for the coming season.

Here, Sports Mole has rounded up all the latest rumours and done deals from Spain's top flight.


Almeria have already lost Aleix Vidal to Sevilla this summer, with the 24-year-old moving to the Estadio Ramon last week.

As part of the deal, however, Almeria managed to sign goalkeeper Julian Cuesta on a three-year contract. Meanwhile, 21-year-old midfielder Ivan Sanchez has joined from Atletico Madrid's reserve side.

Ximo Navarro and Tomer Hemed have also both joined from Mallorca.

General view of Estadio de Los Juegos Mediterraneos pitch prior to start the La Liga match between UD Almeria and Real Madrid CF on November 23, 2013© Getty Images

Athletic Bilbao

Bilbao have lost Ander Herrera to Manchester United this summer, with the Spaniard signing a long-term deal with the Premier League outfit.

However, fellow Spanish talent Iker Muniain will reportedly sign a new deal in the coming days.

Bilbao have been linked with a move for Arsenal's Mikel Arteta as a replacement for Herrera, but thus far such talk has been denied by the midfielder's agent.

French centre-back Aymeric Laporte is widely regarded as one of the best young defenders in European football and has been strongly linked with a move to Barcelona, but the player's release clause has recently been increased to £34m.

In terms of outgoings, Gaizka Toquero has been strongly linked with a loan move to Elche.

Atletico Madrid

Chelsea confirmed on Tuesday that they had reached an agreement with Atletico over the transfer of Diego Costa after meeting the 25-year-old's buyout clause.

Talk of Filipe Luis following Costa has also gathered pace, while Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has recently revealed that Thibaut Courtois will return to his parent club following the World Cup.

Javi Manquillo, meanwhile, has been linked with a loan move to Getafe, but Jose Gimenez is expected to sign a new long-term deal to divert reported interest from Manchester United.

Ruben Perez is reportedly heading for Torino, while Adrian Lopez has been linked with Valencia.

Mario Suarez is expected to stay despite reported interest, but Atletico have sanctioned the permanent sale of Sergio Asenjo to Villarreal.

In terms of incomings, at least one new striker is expected to arrive, with Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku and Manchester City's Alvaro Negredo both linked with the Vicente Calderon.

The latest name on the list is Sevilla forward Carlos Bacca.

Carlos Arturo Bacca of Sevilla celebrates after scoring during the La Liga match between Villarreal CF and Sevilla FC at El Madrigal on December 21, 2013© Getty Images


Ivan Rakitic recently signed a five-year deal with Barcelona after leaving Sevilla, while the Croatian has been joined by Real Sociedad goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, who officially completed his move to the Camp Nou last week.

It is understood that the club have stepped up their interest in Liverpool forward Luis Suarez, with the Uruguay international strongly linked with a £80m move in recent days. According to various reports, a meeting has taken place between representatives of both clubs.

Xavi's future also remains uncertain, but Barcelona sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta has claimed that the veteran could yet remain at the Camp Nou.

Zubizarreta has confirmed, however, that the club have received offers for Chilean international Alexis Sanchez.

Barca have reportedly ended their interest in Porto's Eliaquim Mangala, meanwhile, but are confident of securing a deal for Valencia's Jeremy Mathieu.

Nolito has been linked with a surprise return to the Camp Nou.

Barcelona B defender Sergi Gomez, meanwhile, has joined Celta on a three-year deal.

Jonathan dos Santos is expected to leave this summer, meanwhile, with Elche and Villarreal both linked with the midfielder. Brazilian defender Adriano is also believed to be on his way out, as is Bojan.

Spanish youth international Sergi Roberto is believed to be stalling on signing a new deal until he learns of his role in the first team next season.

Celta Vigo

Celta recently announced that that they have signed Gustavo Cabral on a permanent deal after the Argentine spent the last two seasons on loan in Vigo.

Sergi Gomez has also joined from Barcelona B, while Pablo Hernandez has moved from O'Higgins.

Meanwhile, Bosnian World Cup midfielder Muhamed Besic, who plays for Hungarian side Ferencvarosi TC, is another name believed to be in the picture.

There has been an incoming, however, with Joaquin Larrivey, who scored 12 times in La Liga last season, joining on a free transfer from Rayo Vallecano.

Celta are also reportedly interested in Valenciennes defender Arthur Masuaku, while Pablo Hernandez is believed to be close to joining Celta from Chilean side O'Higgins.

In terms of departures, Nolito has been linked with former club Barcelona.

Celta Vigo's Nolito celebrates after scoring against Sevilla during the La Liga match on March 29, 2014© AFP


Cordoba secured their spot in La Liga for the 2014-15 campaign after beating Las Palmas on away goals in the Segunda playoffs last month.

Next season will be the first time Cordoba have been in Spain's top flight since 1972 and they could be joined in La Liga by Barcelona midfielder Jonathan dos Santos.

Deivid, meanwhile, has joined from Las Palmas on a two-year deal.

Deportivo La Coruna

Former Spanish international Carlos Marchena played a key role in helping Deportivo win promotion back to La Liga, but the 34-year-old's future remains unclear due to a contract issue.

In terms of incomings, Deportivo have been linked with a move for Real Valladolid defender Antonio Rukavina, but talk of a move has cooled over the last week or so.

Experienced defender Manuel Pablo, who has made 438 appearances for Deportivo since joining from Las Palmas in 1998, is expected to remain with the club for at least one more season, however, after reportedly signing a new one-year deal.

PAOK winger Lucas Perez has also been linked with the club, as has Barcelona winger Isaac Cuenca.

Deportivo are also believed to be in the market for Wolfsburg's Ibrahim Sissoko, but wage demands have stopped Jose Carlos joining on a free transfer.

Isaac Cuenca of FC Barcelona runs with the ball during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Getafe CF at Camp Nou on April 10, 2012© Getty Images


Eibar have recently completed their first signing of the summer with midfielder Javi Lara joining from Ponferradina, while, as mentioned above, experienced forward Toquero is expected to arrive on loan from Athletic Bilbao.

Club captain Txema Anibarro has signed a new deal, but Raul Navas is expected to move on to Real Sociedad.


Elche made their first permanent signing last week when it was announced that Faycal Fajr had joined from French side Caen.

Talk of a permanent move for Sevilla's Manu del Moral, who spent last season on loan with Elche, has also gathered pace, with the striker admitting that he does not expect to represent his parent club next season.

Carlos Sanchez's performances in Colombia's World Cup campaign, meanwhile, have reportedly attracted a host of interest, with the midfielder available for as little as £4m.

Cristian Sapunaru is expected to leave this summer, but Joan Verdu could arrive on a free transfer after leaving Real Betis.

Elche's Carlos Sanchez in action against Villarreal on November 04, 2013.© Getty Images


Transfer business has already been completed this summer, with Anaitz Arbilla joining the Barcelona-based side on a free from Rayo Vallecano.

Experienced midfielder Salva Sevilla has also joined on a free transfer from Real Betis.

In terms of outgoings, goalkeeper Kiko Casilla is highly-rated in La Liga, with Real Sociedad reportedly preparing a move for the 27-year-old.

Mexican defender Hector Moreno had reportedly been due to leave the club this summer following the World Cup, but the centre-back suffered a broken tibia during his country's 2-1 defeat to Netherlands on Monday. As a result, Moreno is expected to remain with the Spanish side.

David Lopez, meanwhile, has revealed that he wants to stay with the club this summer.


First-choice goalkeeper Miguel Moya has departed for Atletico Madrid this summer, leaving the capital outfit in the market for a new stopper this summer.

Getafe will also reportedly battle Almeria for the services of Real Murcia striker Kike, while Atletico youngster Javi Manquillo is believed to be close to joining the club on loan.

Pedro Leon has also been linked with a move to Sevilla, with Jairo Samperio moving in the opposite direction.

Osasuna pair Alejandro Arribas and Andres Fernandez have also been linked with Getafe in recent days.

Pedro Leon of Getafe CF celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the La Liga match between Getafe CF and Elche FC at Coliseum Alfonso Perez stadium on November 9, 2013© Getty Images


Argentine attacker Diego Buonanotte has expressed a desire to leave Granada this summer, with Santos Laguna strongly linked with a move for the midfielder, but as it stands, he remains contracted to Granada.

There are also doubts over the future of right-back Allan Nyom, who impressed for Cameroon at the World Cup.

Brayan Angulo has been linked with a move to Bulgarian side Ludogorets, but there has been good news on the youth front, with highly-rated midfielder Hector Yuste signing a new two-year contract extension with the Spanish club.

Youssef El-Arabi, meanwhile, has been linked with a move to Besiktas.

In terms of incomings, the latest name in the picture is 20-year-old Iraqi international Ali Adnan, who is currently contracted to Turkish side Caykur Rizespor.


New boss Jose Luis Mendilibar's toughest task this summer will be to fight off interest in Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas, who is now regarded as one of the best stoppers in European football.

A brilliant performance in Costa Rica's sensational World Cup campaign has not made his task any easier, with a number of clubs monitoring proceedings.

Transfer business has already been completed, however, with Jaime Gavilan joining from Getafe on an initial one-year deal.

Levante are also believed to be in talks to sign Victor Perez from Real Valladolid.

Pedro Rios, however, has been told that he is surplus to requirements and is widely expected to leave the Valencia-based side this summer.

Keylor Navas of Levante in action during the La Liga match between Levante UD and RCD Espanyol at Estadio Ciutat de Valencia on October 26, 2013© Getty Images


A permanent move for Nordin Amrabat, who spent last season on loan from Galatasaray, is reportedly now unlikely with his Turkish club keen on keeping the attacker, but Luis Alberto has moved to Malaga on loan from Liverpool.

Recio is also expected to remain on loan at Malaga from Granada, while Barcelona's Bojan has also been linked with a move to La Rosaleda.

In terms of outgoings, Argentine goalkeeper Willy Caballero will reportedly join Manchester City after the two clubs agreed a fee for the 32-year-old.

Rayo Vallecano

An earlier report claimed that Rayo Vallecano had just seven first-team players tied down for the new season, but Paco Jemez has been busy over the last few weeks.

Antonio Amaya and Derek Boateng have arrived from Real Betis and Fulham respectively, while Real Madrid Castilla right-back Quini has also joined the capital outfit.

Manucho, meanwhile, has joined on a free transfer from Real Valladolid, while Rayo are also believed to be interested in Chelsea's Gael Kakuta.

Two more players have also recently arrived, with Jorge Morcillo joining from Recreativo de Huelva on a three-year deal and Jozabed Sanchez from Real Jaen. Tito has also signed a new deal with the capital outfit.

Rayo are also reportedly interested in signing goalkeeper Cristian Alverez from San Lorenzo, but Adrian Gonzalez has departed Rayo for Elche.

Gael Kakuta of Vitesse looks on during the Eredivisie match between VVV Venlo and Vitesse Arnhem at the Seacon Stadion De Koel on December 9, 2012© Getty Images

Real Madrid

Head coach Carlo Ancelotti has said that there will be no business at the Bernabeu until after the World Cup.

Ancelotti also recently admitted that he is not looking to strengthen his attack this summer, but talk of a move for Real Sociedad's Antoine Griezmann has gathered pace, as has discussion of a move for Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani.

Strong reports of a move for Monaco forward Radamel Falcao have also emerged.

The surprise name to emerge is Liverpool's Raheem Sterling, who impressed for England at this summer's World Cup despite their early elimination from the tournament.

Brazilian midfielder Luiz Gustavo has also been linked with a move, as has Colombian World Cup star James Rodriguez, who will reportedly leave Monaco this summer.

In terms of outgoings, Sami Khedira has been linked with a move to the Premier League, while Casemiro is reportedly close to joining Inter Milan on loan.

Goalkeeper Iker Casillas is expected to remain at the club this summer, but Diego Lopez has been strongly linked with a move away.

Angel di Maria has also reportedly informed Madrid that he wants to leave this summer, while Asier Illarramendi is believed to be heading to Porto on loan.

Denis Cheryshev, meanwhile, has been sent on loan to Villarreal.

Real Sociedad

Sociedad have recently completed the signing of Icelandic striker Alfred Finnbogason from Heereveen.

Antoine Griezmann, who scored 20 times last season, continues to be linked with a host of European clubs, but the Frenchman has recently hinted that he could sign a new deal with the Basque club.

Goalkeeper Bravo, however, has officially departed the club for Barcelona, with Sociedad reportedly interested in signing Valencia's Vicente Guaita as the Chilean's replacement.

However, it has also been claimed that Ander Bardaji will be given the chance to step into the Sociedad first team next season.

Carlos Vela, meanwhile, who had reportedly attracted interest from former club Arsenal, has signed a new four-year deal with the club, with Sociedad purchasing the Mexican's full rights.

Raul Navas has also been linked with a move to Sociedad from Elche, but Javi Ros has departed the Basque outfit after not being offered a new deal.

Antoine Griezmann of France kicks the ball during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between France and Honduras at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 15, 2014© Getty Images


The form of Sevilla's key players last season gained unwelcome interest, with their skipper Rakitic, as mentioned, joining Barcelona on a five-year deal. As part of the Rakitic deal, Barcelona B midfielder Denis Suarez has moved to Sevilla on a two-year loan.

Spanish international Alberto Moreno, who is a target for Liverpool, now looks likely to remain at the Estadio Ramon, however, with talks reportedly breaking down.

Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly entered the race for Moreno, but Sevilla president Jose Castro has insisted that the left-back will not leave unless his full release clause is met.

Genoa, meanwhile, have signed winger Diego Perotti from Sevilla on a four-year contract.

Sevilla have been linked with moves for both Pedro Leon and Liverpool forward Iago Aspas, while Israeli international Bibras Natkho has claimed that the Spanish club are interested in his services.

Jose Antonio Reyes, meanwhile, has confirmed that he will remain at the Estadio Ramon this summer.


Valencia have taken the surprising decision to sack head coach Juan Antonio Pizzi after just half a season at the helm.

Following Peter Lim's successful takeover of the club, Valencia have transfer funds to spend this summer and it is understood that the powers-that-be were not convinced by Pizzi's list of targets.

Former Los Che centre-back David Albelda has admitted that a lack of solid transfer activity this summer has left him frustrated.

A move for Marseille attacker Mathieu Valbuena is believed to be at an advanced stage, but the Frenchman's form in the World Cup has reportedly drawn to the attention of a number of European clubs.

Eduardo Vargas, who spent last season on loan with Valencia, is reportedly available for £9m this summer, but it is currently unclear whether the Spanish club will make a move.

Valencia are also believed to be interested in experienced Argentine midfielder Esteban Cambiasso, who recently departed Inter Milan.

Dani Ramirez is expected to arrive from Real Madrid C, while Atletico Madrid's Adrian Lopez is also a reported target.

Adrian Lopez of Club Atletico de Madrid celebrates scoring his goal during the UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg match between Chelsea and Club Atletico de Madrid at Stamford Bridge on April 30, 2014© Getty Images


It is understood that the club are close to signing Augusto Fernandez from Celta Vigo, while a move for Real Valladolid defender Rukavina has also been mentioned. The Yellow Submarine have also been linked with a move for outgoing Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata.

Argentine midfielder Bruno Zuculini, meanwhile, will join Villarreal on loan from Manchester City.

As mentioned, Denis Cheryshev has arrived on loan from Real Madrid, while the Yellow Submarine have signed goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo on a permanent deal from Atletico Madrid.

Giovani dos Santos proved key for Villarreal last season, with his form also aiding talk of a move, but the Mexican, along with the likes of Bruno and Cani, seem unlikely to leave despite interest, with club CEO Fernando Roig Nogueroles recently claiming that the club are confident of keeping their key players this summer.

Jeremy Perbet has echoed the thoughts of Nogueroles by revealing that he wants to remain with the Yellow Submarine this summer.

Claudio Bravo of Real Sociedad in action during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and Real Sociedad at Estadio Mestalla on October 19, 2013
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