The Good Relationship Between Espanyol and Real Madrid

The Good Relationship Between Espanyol and Real Madrid


Real Madrid and Espanyol will play their fourth match of the regular season in Cornella. In the last years, there have been many transfers and on loaned players between both. The good relationships Real Madrid and Espanyol have, it´s a fact. Many players as, Asensio, Lucas Vázquez, Kiko Casilla, Diego López, Jurado and Reyes had defend both teams.

Asensio came from Mallorca, but when Real Madrid signed him, they decided to on loaned him to Espanyol because it was a good team to grow as a player. The Mallorca midfielder played last year 34 games with Espanyol and he scored 4 goals in the regular season. Zinedine Zidane decided that this year he wanted to have Asensio in his squad. The good pre season and the first games of La Liga, Asensio had showed he is ready to play in Real Madrid.

Lucas Vázquez is a youngster from Real Madrid that also decided to go on loaned to the team from Barcelona. The Spaniard striker is playing his second season in Madrid and he is being protagonist playing many important minutes.

The last signing of Espanyol was Diego López. The Spaniard keeper was formed in Madrid but with Casillas in the team, Los Blancos decided sell him to Villarreal. He played 5 years in Villarreal and one in Sevilla before the return to Real Madrid in 2012. Mourinho asked for him and Diego López began to be the first keeper sending Casillas to the bench. When Mourinho leaved Madrid, Diego López had to find another team and he decided to go to Milan.

Kiko Casilla, Jurado and Reyes have wear both shirts. Kiko Casilla will be the keeper of Real Madrid in the match of Cornella, while Jurado didn´t entered on the list of Quique Sánchez Flores. Reyes only played one year in Madrid participating in 30 matches and scoring 6 goals.