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Within the past decade, La Liga has evolved (or devolved, depending on who you’re talking to) into a two-horse race between Real Madrid and Barcelona. Between TV contracts, exposure and merchandise, the Spanish league is divided into distinct categories: the haves (two teams) and the have-nots (18 clubs). Qatari oil baron Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser [...]

Malaga manager Manuel Pellegrini has said it is impossible for his players not to be affected by the current uncertainty regarding the future ownership of the club. The Andalusians qualified for the Champions League for the first time ever in May after spending over 50million euros on players last summer but have yet to make [...]

Spanish international Cazorla, who was part of Spain’s Euro 2012 winning squad, is being targeted by Arsenal in a £16m move from cash-strapped Malaga. Arsenal were interested in Cazorla last season before he joined Malaga from Villarreal. But with Malaga imploding financially, despite being owned by petro-dollars, are seemingly interested in selling Cazorla for around [...]

Malaga want Nicklas Bendtner

Malaga are reportedly preparing an offer for Arsenal forward Nicklas Bendtner. The 24-year-old Denmark international, who has two years remaining on his Gunners contract, is looking to move away from the Emirates Stadium this summer after Arsenal signed forwards Lukas Podoski and Olivier Giroud this summer. Bendtner’s agent Tom Brookes is confident that the player [...]

Real Madrid reached a record-breaking 100 La Liga points after an emphatic 4-1 win against Mallorca, while big spending Málaga secured a UEFA Champions League place thanks to a 1-0 win against Sporting Gijón. Manuel Pellegrini’s Malaga went into today’s final round of games knowing that they simply needed a point to finish fourth and [...]

Malaga’s Champions League gets even bigger as they managed to sneak into third place, surpassing Valencia after Manuel Pellegrini’s boys convincingly defeated 10 men Racing Santander 3-0. Despite missing a penalty in the early minutes, goals from Isco, Santi Cazorla and Ruud Van Nistelrooy were more than enough to lift them up a place, giving [...]

Here is Malaga player Martín Demichelis talking about the Copa Del Rey loss to Real Madrid and this weekend’s La Liga match with Atletico Madrid (In Spanish). English Translations below: COMMENT 1: Copa Del Rey 1st leg last 16 defeat to Real Madrid Question: Defeat against Real? Answer: “Always after a defeat the feeling of [...]

Upcoming Games First Big Test For Malaga

Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini is happy with his side’s strong start but insists that they will be truly measured in when they play Barcelona and Real Madrid. Club owner Sheik Abdullah bin Nasser Al-Thani invested heavily over the summer, spending €58 million to bring in many new talents such as Ruud van Nisterooy, Santi Cazorla, [...]

For the first time in quite a while, neither Real Madrid nor Barcelona placed among the five biggest spenders of the summer according to Transfermarkt. Madrid shelled out just 55 million euros, and a large chunk of that was reserved for Fabio Coentrao. Nuri Sahin, Jose Callejon and Raphael Varane arrived for modest fees, while [...]