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Levante boss in dark over Keylor Navas future

Levante coach Jose Luis Mendilibar says he is in the dark regarding the future of coveted Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas.

Navas has been linked with a €10m move to Real Madrid following his impressive form at the World Cup but no move has been confirmed.

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Keylor Navas enjoyed a brilliant World Cup for Costa Rica. Credit: PA

Mendilibar told pro-Real paper Marca: "Nobody has told me anything about Keylor. He's still ours.

"I don't know him personally, but they tell me he's a great professional… It's close to the date for his return and I only hope that things are resolved before then."

Navas set for Real

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Keylor Navas was a star at the World Cup. Credit: PA

Real Madrid are set to sign Costa Rica's World Cup hero Keylor Navas after paying the goalkeeper's release clause, according to reports in Spain.

Leading sports newspaper Marca claims the European champions have activated Levante keeper Navas' 10million euro release clause, paving the way for the international to move from the Valencia region to the Bernabeu.

The transfer would, however, have ramifications for Madrid stopper Diego Lopez, who Marca reports is set to move to either Serie A side Napoli or Monaco.

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Atletico Madrid falter at Levante

Atletico Madrid's bid to be crowned Primera Division champions for the first time since 1996 suffered a major blow as they were beaten 2-0 at mid-table Levante, a result that gives fresh hope to title rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Joaquin Caparros is new Levante boss

Levante have appointed Joaquin Caparros as their new coach on a one-year-deal.

The 57-year-old takes the reins from Juan Ignacio Martinez, who was told earlier this week he would not be offered a new contract when his current one expires on June 30.

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Rumour - Wigan in for Liverpool reject

Nabil El Zhar failed to make an impact at Liverpool. Credit: PA

Roberto Martinez is looking to sign Levante winger Nabil EL Zhar, who began his career at Liverpool, but struggled to get into the team at Anfield. The Daily Mirror say Wigan want to bring him in to link-up with former team-mate Arouna Kone, who previously impressed in La Liga.

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