The arrival of Qatar’s Sheikh Al Thani will see former relegation contenders, Málaga, sneak into La Liga’s top 3 this season.
Under the guidance of the respected former Villarreal and Real Madrid coach, Manuel Pellegrini, the Andalusian outfit have assembled and excellent squad for the coming campaign. Amongst the twelve club transfers so far this summer are high profile signings include Ruud Van Nistelrooy, Joaquin, Joris Mathijsen and Jeremy Toulalan. They will be complementing the club’s existing stars including Martin Demichelis, Enzo Maresca and Julio Baptista. Traditional contenders for Champions League berths: Valencia, Villareal and Sevilla have all sold key players (some to Malaga!) in this transfer window. For this reason, BWINs price of 19/4 for Málaga to win La Liga Primera without Barcelona and Real Madrid represents real value.