Spanish Paper Talk: Vicente Del Bosque’s Spain Midfield Revolution

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Football takes a backward step as the FIBA World Cup gets underway…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as Spain Coach Vicente Del Bosque reveals his plan for a midfield revolution for La Roja.


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– ‘Yes we can’.

– Spain get their FIBA World Cup 2014 tournament underway this weekend, with the hosts second favourites behind Team USA to win the competition.

– Marca front-page focuses on the Spanish national team with Chicago Bulls star Pau Gasol, and they insist that they have what it takes to stop their rivals.

– ‘Cristiano rests’.

– Fernando Torres is set for AC Milan. Spaniard to end his disappointing spell with Chelsea after agreeing to a two-year loan deal with the Italian giants. Set to arrive in the city on Saturday to undergo his medical and sign contract.

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– Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque’s midfield revolution.

– Eight fall after the World Cup in Brazil, and with Xabi Alonso retiring from international football, change is required.

– Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Premier League stars all grace his new squad.

– Madrid in negotiations to sign Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo for €25m,

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– “I want to be like Alves”.

– New Barcelona signing Douglas outlines his hopes after securing move to Catalan giants.  He insists that he is happy and ready for the challenge of playing for Barcelona.

– Spain Coach Del Bosque swaps Gerard Pique for Marc Bartra as part of his changes for the national team.

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