Raúl Rodríguez Navas
|Full name||Raúl Rodríguez Navas|
|Date of birth||11 May 1988|
|Place of birth||Seville, Spain|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|2014–2015||→ Eibar (loan)||29||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 March 2019|
Born in Seville, Andalusia, Navas played youth football with local Sevilla FC, making his senior debut in 2007–08 season with the C-team, in Tercera División. On 30 May 2009 he played his first professional match, appearing with the reserves in a 0–4 Segunda División home loss against CD Tenerife and also being sent off.
Navas signed with Real Valladolid in July 2009, initially being assigned to the B-side. On 16 May 2010, the day the Castile and León club certified its relegation, he made his La Liga debut, starting in a 0–4 away defeat to champions FC Barcelona; in his second year, he appeared in a further official games with the first team, being released in August 2011.
On 12 July 2014, Navas signed a one-year deal with Real Sociedad, being immediately loaned back to Eibar. He was also utilized in the latter's top level debut on 24 August, starting in a 1–0 home win against his parent club.
Navas scored his first goal in the Spanish top flight on 8 December, netting the third in a 5–2 home routing of UD Almería. On 3 June 2015, the Txuri-urdin activated a clause in his contract and extended his link until 2018; he missed the entire season, due to a pubalgia ailment.
- Paseo del Tenerife por Sevilla (Tenerife went sightseeing in Sevilla); Marca, 30 May 2009 (in Spanish)
- Néstor, Raúl Navas y Carlos Delgado fichan por el Promesas (Néstor, Raúl Navas and Carlos Delgado sign for Promesas); Aupa Pucela, 18 July 2009 (in Spanish)
- Barcelona 4–0 Valladolid Archived 23 December 2013 at the Wayback Machine; ESPN FC, 16 May 2010
- Raúl Navas, libre (Raúl Navas, free); Real Valladolid, 10 August 2011 (in Spanish)
- El Eibar ficha al central Raúl Rodríguez Navas (Eibar sign stopper Raúl Rodríguez Navas); El Correo, 31 August 2012 (in Spanish)
- Raúl Navas ficha por la Real y se marcha cedido a la SD Eibar (Raúl Navas signs for Real and goes on loan to Eibar); Real Sociedad, 12 July 2014 (in Spanish)
- Lara seals dream start for Eibar; ESPN FC, 24 August 2014
- Eibar 5–2 Almeria; ESPN FC, 8 December 2014
- La Real Sociedad renueva a Raúl Navas hasta 2018 (Real Sociedad renew Raúl Navas until 2018); El Diario Vasco, 3 June 2015 (in Spanish)
- Raúl Navas: “Era la única solución que me daban” (Raúl Navas: “It was the only solution they provided”); Mundo Deportivo, 31 May 2016 (in Spanish)
- Raúl Navas marca y olvida el calvario de 14 meses lesionado (Raúl Navas scores and forgets about 14-month injury ordeal); Diario AS, 6 August 2016 (in Spanish)