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.
– ‘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.
– 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,
– “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.