Levante sporting director, Quico Catalan has criticised Obafemi Martins over his sudden move to the MLS club, Seattle Sounders, saying that the departure was the best for both parties. The Super Eagles’ striker signed a two – year contract with the American club after paying his buy – out clause of around 3.6 million euros. Catalan said: ”When a player does not want to wear the shirt of Levante then he will not be selected.
Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins has bought himself out of his contract with Levante, the La Liga club said on Monday, amid reports he is set to join MLS side, the Seattle Sounders. Obafemi Martins: heads for Seattle to join Seattle Sounders “This afternoon, Martins has deposited with the Spanish football league the amount stipulated in the buy-out clause in his contract with Levante,” the club said in a statement. Spanish media reported the figure to be 3 million euros ($3.9 million)
Real Madrid registered their sixth consecutive victory in all competitions as two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo led them to a 2-1 victory over Celta Vigo. Despite dominating for long spells in the first-half, Madrid couldn’t find a way past Celta goalkeeper Javi Varas until just after the hour mark when Ronaldo swept home a loose ball from close range
Barcelona president Sandro Rosell stated on Monday the the club’s most important priority this season is the recovery of coach Tito Vilanova, who is currently receiving treatment for cancer in New York. “The absolute priority for the club is the recovery of (Tito) Vilanova, everything else is secondary.
Barcelona’s recent slump continued as Sergio Ramos’ header nine minutes from time handed Real Madrid their second win over the Catalans in five days. Karim Benzema had given the hosts the perfect start as he stabbed home Alvaro Morata’s cross after just six minutes, but Barca were level just 12 minutes later when Lionel Messi equalled Alfredo di Stefano’s record for goals scored in Clasicos as he rifled in his 18th strike in clashes between the two. The rest of the first half was then played out at a rather pedestrian pace but the introduction of Cristiano Ronaldo from the Madrid bench livened up matters after the break and Madrid eventually found the winner when Ramos rose highest to power home Luka Modric’s corner.
Raphael Varane headed in a leveler to leave the two La Liga giants tied after this Copa Del Rey Semi-Final first leg.
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