FIFA to grant permission to leave Brazil disappointed.
All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as Atletico Madrid star Diego Costa is on the verge of choosing Spain over Brazil.
– “I have returned” – Raphael Varane overflowing with enthusiasm after returning from injury. The youngster claims he is “ready to fight” after coming back from a delicate operation which has ‘changed the way he runs’.
– The Frenchman also reveals that Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti are very different after returning to training to be greeted by the Italian tactician.
– Only Angel Di Maria has run more kilometres in the Champions League than Karim Benzema, while the likes of Valencia, Sevilla and Betis all push forward in the Europa League.
– Diego Costa says ‘yes’ to Spain; He will not be in the squad list for today because of a lack of documentation claimed by FIFA.
– ‘Brasil give us a goal’; FIFA to grant permission for Diego Costa to play for Spain. Vincente Del Bosque will submit his squad list today for the players who will play against Georgia and Belarus.
– However, Costa will not feature yet as he hasn’t had the necessary documentation.
– Atletico Madrid team crazy for coach Diego Simeone; “He gives us the mentality to work and win”
– “I am ready to explode” says Barcelona forward Alexis Sanchez. The Chilean international claims that he is now in a mature phase where he is learning to play the Barca way.
– “I have increased my level and am ready to score more goals”, he adds.
– Meanwhile, Wales break up Real Madrid plans with Gareth Bale.
– Europa League results on Thursday night saw Valencia and Sevilla smile with the duo securing victories.