• Steven Gerrard admits he denied move to Real Madrid and that it may haunt him in the future

    Pro Soccer Talk "Ahead of Liverpool’s Champions League clash with Real Madrid on Wednesday night, Steven Gerrard has admitted that he turned down the chance to move to Madrid earlier in his career and that he may regret doing so. “I think it is very flattering to be linked to a huge club like Real Madrid,”..." October 22

  • Real Madrid ace Gareth Bale set to miss El Clasico clash with injury

    Fox Sports "Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed Gareth Bale will miss this weekend's El Clasico match as well as Wednesday's Champions League clash with Liverpool. The Wales international had already been ruled out of the Anfield game with an abdominal injury and ahead of that match the Italian..." October 22

  • Suso wanted by AC Milan as chief Adriano Galliani also hints at interest in Real Madrid star Sami Khedira

    Daily Mail "Liverpool midfielder Suso and Real Madrid contract rebel Sami Khedira could be targets for AC MIlan, says the Italian giants' chief executive Adriano Galliani. Suso arrived from Cadiz in 2010 but has only made 21 appearances for Liverpool, his last a Capital One Cup outing in September. The..." October 21

  • Liverpool should play Sterling as false No 9 against Real Madrid and bench Mario Balotelli, says Jamie Carragher

    Daily Mail "Brendan Rodgers should axe Mario Balotelli for Liverpool's Champions League clash against Real Madrid and play Raheem Sterling up front instead, according to Jamie Carragher. Carragher reckons the misfiring Italian should be dropped for Wednesday night's game because he 'doesn't run around..." October 21

  • Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale a major doubt for Liverpool and Barcelona

    The Guardian "The Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale is battling for fitness ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League match at Liverpool after the club announced he is suffering from a buttock muscle injury. The 25-year-old was an unused substitute in Saturday’s Primera Division win over Levante on his return from..." October 20

  • Source: N.Y. Cosmos agree to terms with Spanish striker Raul

    ESPN FC "The New York Cosmos have agreed on contract terms with former Real Madrid and Spain striker Raul, a source with knowledge of the negotiations told ESPNFC.com. The Spanish icon is expected to sign the contract as soon as this week and will join the NASL club in time for the 2015 spring season...." October 20

  • Real Madrid have no interest in signing Liverpool's Raheem Sterling, insists Carlo Ancelotti

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed speculation linking him with a move for Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling. The 19-year-old, who has risen to prominence for both the Reds and England in the last 12 months, is yet to agree a new deal at Anfield and there have been suggestions..." October 20

  • Dani Alves does NOT have a deal in place to join Manchester United and remains locked in Barcelona talks

    Daily Mail "Dani Alves is continuing negotiations with Barcelona over a new contract but the club want him to take a wage cut. The Brazilian was reported to have agreed a pre-contract with Manchester United but no deal is in place. Former Sevilla defender Alves has been plying his trade at the Nou Camp..." October 20

  • Real Madrid Prepare £23m Bid for Man United Teenager

    Caught Off Side "The Belgian international has played a limited role in first team action under Louis van Gaal and is said to be considering his options despite being tied down to a long term Old Trafford contract. The 19 year old penned a five year deal last October but is yet to start a single Premier League..." October 19

  • Raheem Sterling set to finalise new Liverpool contract and dash Real Madrid transfer hopes

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid will get a close up view of Raheem Sterling this week – and then see their hopes of signing the England winger wrecked by a new long-term Liverpool contract. Sunday Mirror Sport revealed two weeks ago that the Reds are now ready to reward the teenager for his meteoric rise to the..." October 19

  • Manchester United transfer target Semih Kaya could be heading to Atletico Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Atletico Madrid are confident of tying up an £8million deal for Semih Kaya - but the Galatasaray defender would prefer a move to Manchester United. The Spanish club and United have both been watching the 23-year-old Turkey international centre-half, and Atletico's Miguel Angel Gil has flown to..." October 18

  • Lionel Messi 'had nothing to do with tax evasion', insists father Jorge

    Daily Mirror "Lionel Messi's father insists the Barcelona star has nothing to do with the tax controversy that threatens to tarnish his name. The Argentine and father Jorge have been accused of tax evasion over three offences from 2007 to 2009 - swindling the Spanish state of more than £3.2million. Messi..." October 16

  • Arsenal and Liverpool must turn attentions elsewhere as Carlo Ancelotti rubbishes Iker Casillas exit

    Metro "Arsenal and Liverpool’s hopes of signing Real Madrid Iker Casillas have been dashed after boss Carlo Ancelotti insisted his goalkeeper is going nowhere. Both clubs have been linked with the Spaniard in recent months, with his time at the Bernabeu seemingly coming to an end. Casillas endured..." October 16

  • Sami Khedira to be offered pre-contract agreement at Chelsea?

    Pro Soccer Talk "With Sami Khedira‘s future at Real Madrid still very much uncertain, the German midfielder is reportedly close to joining Premier League side Chelsea and linking up with his old boss Jose Mourinho. Khedira, 27, will be out of contract next summer with reigning European Champions Real Madrid..." October 16

  • Sami Khedira due to return to Real Madrid training following thigh injury

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira is set to return to team training after recovering from the thigh injury that has ruled him out since August. Khedira, 27, sustained the problem in Madrid's 4-2 loss at Real Sociedad on Aug. 31 -- the second La Liga match of the season. The former..." October 16

  • Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first sports star to reach 100 million fans on Facebook

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first athlete to reach 100million likes on Facebook. The Portuguese forward, 29, has enjoyed an outstanding start to the new season, already hammering home 13 goals in six La Liga games. On Tuesday evening he struck the only goal as..." October 15

  • Real Madrid set to launch £24 MILLION bid for Manchester United star David de Gea

    Daily Star "Reports from Spain this morning suggest the Champions League holders want De Gea at the Bernabeu as they hunt for a long-term replacement for veteran Iker Casillas. United are thought to be aware of Real's interest, and are preparing a bumper new £120,000-per-week contract offer to try and tie..." October 15

  • Carlo Ancelotti begrugingly supported letting go of Di Maria

    Pro Soccer Talk "Despite the pleadings of fans and Cristiano Ronaldo this summer, Real Madrid finally offloaded Angel Di Maria for a British record transfer fee after years of flying rumors. Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has struggled at times this season to cope with his loss, as well as a vastly new squad, but..." October 15

  • Griezmann confirms Arsenal bid: I needed Simeone, not Wenger, to help me improve

    Goal.com "Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann says that the chance to work with Diego Simeone helped him to decide to snub Arsenal this summer. After his form for Real Sociedad earned him a place in France's squad for World Cup 2014, the 23-year-old had attracted attention from several of Europe's..." October 15

  • Real Madrid's Petr Cech bid to seal Sami Khedira's Chelsea deal

    The Express "Stamford Bridge favourite Cech has lost his place in Jose Mourinho's starting XI to Belgium international Thibaut Courtois, and has admitted that he will look to leave in January if he remains on the bench. Real Madrid are searching for a goalkeeper, with Iker Casillas set to leave the Santiago..." October 14

  • Manchester United set to offer David De Gea new contract to ward off Real Madrid interest

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are ready to hand David de Gea a £30million deal to keep him out of Real Madrid’s clutches. The Spain keeper has been in outstanding form for Louis van Gaal’s side this season, prompting Madrid president Florentino Perez to start preparing a £25m bid to take him home. But..." October 14

  • Man Utd set to offer Juan Mata to Juventus in bid to beat Real Madrid to Arturo Vidal

    Daily Star "It is understood Vidal is keen to leave the Serie A champs after he was fined £78,400 for getting involved in an altercation on a night out ahead of last weekend's clash with title rivals Roma. United boss Louis van Gaal was desperate to land the 27-year-old during the summer after seeing him..." October 13

  • Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea lined up by Real Madrid for £25million swoop

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid are lining up a £25m move to make David De Gea their new long-term No1. Spain keeper Iker Casillas is under mounting pressure and the Spanish giants want to bring in a successor - with De Gea in their sights. The influential Spanish paper Marca is reporting Real Madrid will move..." October 13

  • Ronaldo has a release clause of £800million and his agent says 'he will retire at Real Madrid'

    Daily Mail "World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo will not be moving to Manchester United and the Real Madrid star has a one billion euro release clause (around £800million), according to his agent. Ronaldo, who has been linked with a move back to Old Trafford, is 'committed to Real Madrid and it's..." October 11

  • Arsene Wenger ‘has phoned Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema to discuss Arsenal transfer’

    Metro "Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has reportedly spoken to Karim Benzema about a move to the Emirates Stadium in the January transfer window. Benzema, who is also a target for Liverpool and Chelsea, has been dogged by speculation over his future in the last few weeks. And amid rumours that Madrid..." October 11

  • Man Utd to launch world-record bid for Real Madrid's Gareth Bale

    The Express "The Red Devils had been hoping to strike a deal for the Old Trafford favourite, but Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes is adamant his client will be staying at the Santiago Bernabeu and has no desire to return to England. And according to the Daily Star, Louis Van Gaal will now instead focus on..." October 10

  • Wesley Sneijder says Galatasaray have failed to pay his wages

    The Guardian "Wesley Sneijder has confirmed that Galatasaray have failed to pay his wages in recent months with the Turkish club “working hard” to find a solution. Speaking to the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf, Sneijder said: “It’s true that I did not get the money, Galatasaray are working hard to sort their..." October 10

  • Ronaldo admits he risked his career by playing in Champions League final

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo claims he put his career on the line by playing in last season’s Champions League final. The Real Madrid star played almost 60 games for club and country last season and admits he needed a rest towards the end. But with Madrid involved in the La Liga title race until the..." October 09

  • Agent: Ronaldo will never leave Real Madrid

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid attacker Cristiano Ronaldo has no intention of ever rejoining Manchester United, his agent Jorge Mendes has told Spanish radio station Cadena Cope. Ronaldo, 29, spent six years at Old Trafford earlier in his career, and has been heavily linked with a return through recent..." October 09

  • Ronaldo hails Real Madrid team-mate Karim Benzema the best striker in La Liga

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo has hailed Real Madrid team-mate Karim Benzema the top striker in La Liga after scoring twice in Sunday's 5-0 thrashing of Athletic Bilbao. The Ballon d'Or holder praised Benzema's response after being booed by sections of his own supporters this season. Ronaldo fired in..." October 09

  • Keeper Iker Casillas has admitted he considered leaving Real Madrid

    Sky Sports "Iker Casillas has admitted he considered leaving Real Madrid and believes Arsenal were interested in securing his services before he decided to stay and fight for his place. Goalkeeper Casillas found himself behind Diego Lopez in the pecking order at the Bernabeu, with the Spain international..." October 08

  • Koke: Why I turned down big-money move to Manchester United

    Daily Star "The Spanish midfielder, 22, had a £48m release clause at Atletico that United pondered activating. Barcelona were also interested after impressing for his side in their La Liga-winning campaign. But despite several of the big Atletico stars leaving - Diego Costa and Filipe Luis both left to..." October 08

  • Barcelona would have to leave La Liga if Catalonia breaks away from Spain

    Daily Mail "Barcelona would not be allowed to play in La Liga if Catalonia broke away from Spain, the country's football league chief Javier Tebas said as tensions mounted in the region over the possibility of an independence referendum next month. Tebas explained that the country's sports law entitles..." October 07

  • Gareth Bale desperately hoping Real Madrid hold on to Cristiano Ronaldo

    Sky Sports "Gareth Bale admits he does not want to see Cristiano Ronaldo leave Real Madrid for a second spell in English football. Portuguese star Ronaldo maintained his incredible scoring burst on Sunday night with his 22nd La Liga hat-trick - equalling the record of Real icon Alfredo Di Stefano and..." October 07

  • PSG and Real Madrid stalk Liverpool's Raheem Sterling as starlets contract talks continue

    The Express "French reports claim the Ligue 1 Champions are monitoring the progress of the youngsters new deal with Liverpool, and are even willing to triple Sterling's current salary. The imminent exit of Adrien Radiot will leave Laurent Blanc in need of an tricky, attacking winger capable of splitting..." October 07

  • Liverpool eye Barcelona youth product Diao after striker indicates he's ready to quit Lazio

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool have been put on red alert after Keita Balde Diao indicated he is ready to quit Lazio. The former Barcelona starlet, 19, was a target for Reds boss Brendan Rodgers in the summer. Lazio did not want to let him go then, but there is strong interest in him from several clubs, with..." October 06

  • Man Utd to use Di Maria and Falcao in bid to land Coentrao from Real Madrid in January

    The Express "Carlo Ancelotti is believed to be on the look-out for a new left-back in the transfer window, and Coentrao is the player set to be sacrificed ahead of Brazilian Marcelo. The former Benfica star has made just three appearances for Los Blancos this season, and Van Gaal is willing to offer him a..." October 04

  • Barcelona are confident they can keep Lionel Messi

    Sky Sports "Barcelona are ignoring ongoing speculation regarding Lionel Messi's future and expect him to remain at the club. Despite being an iconic figure at the Nou Camp, and having spent his entire career to date with the Catalan giants, regular rounds of rumours continue to suggest that Messi could..." October 02

  • Manchester United ‘preparing £10m move for Real Madrid transfer target Sami Khedira’

    Metro "Manchester United are reportedly planning a £10million move for Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira in January. According to Goal.com, The Red Devils are stepping up their pursuit of the Germany international after being told by Roma that Kevin Strootman – who is believed to be top of Louis van..." October 02

  • Man Utd on alert as Barcelona's Xavi hints at move away from Spain

    The Express "The midfield veteran opted to stay with Luis Enrique's side over the summer despite being linked with a move to Old Trafford, but has found first-team opportunities limited following the arrival of Ivan Rakitic from Sevilla. Xavi, who has won numerous trophies with the La Liga giants as well as..." October 02

  • Dani Alves is coming to England... Barcelona superstar puts Premier League clubs on alert

    Daily Mail "Dani Alves is coming to England, according to an interview the player has given to O Globo in Brazil. In news that will put half of the Premier League on alert the full-back is quoted as saying he will be playing in the Premier League next season after walking away from Barcelona after seven..." October 02

  • Ronaldo says he read the Man United fans' banner but admits 'I'm good in Madrid'

    Daily Mirror "Cristiano Ronaldo has responded to that banner asking him to come home - by declaring himself happy at Real Madrid. A Manchester United supporters' group paid for a plane to fly over El Madrigal during Los Blancos' recent match against Villarreal, with a banner trailing declaring "Come home..." October 02

  • FIFA exec says they are looking into reducing Luis Suarez’s ban

    Pro Soccer Talk "FIFA vice president and former CONMEBOL federation chief Eugenio Figueredo told Uruguayan television that it’s possible that FIFA could take a bite out of Luis Suarez‘s suspension. I’m sorry, that was terrible. I’ll leave. Just let me finish the story. “When a little more time has passed we..." October 01

  • Xavi breaks Champions League appearance record after coming on for Barcelona against PSG

    Daily Mail "Xavi has broken a Champions League record after making his 143rd appearance in the competition for Barcelona on Tuesday night. The 34-year-old midfielder replaced Ivan Rakitic in the 69th minute against PSG at the Parc des Princes. Xavi, who also has three winners medals, has surpassed Real..." October 01

  • Zlatan takes a shot at Pep Guardiola

    Pro Soccer Talk "Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a man who tells it as it is. This time, he’s taking a shot at Pep Guardiola over decisions made in 2010. It is no secret Zlatan and Guardiola had their differences at Barcelona. The striker’s time in Spain was often tumultuous, leading to a loan to Milan that turned into a..." September 29

  • Chelsea's £118m MONSTER bid to sign Barcelona star Lionel Messi

    Daily Star "The mega deal would have been the biggest in football history if it'd come off - and would have smashed the £86m world transfer record that Real Madrid paid for Gareth Bale. The reports from Spanish television station TV3 claim that Jose Mourinho tried his luck with a huge offer to lure the..." September 27

  • Andre Schurrle insists he is fully committed to Chelsea despite reported Atletico Madrid interest

    Daily Mirror "Andre Schurrle has warned teams intent on poaching him from Chelsea that he is fully committed to the Blues. Atletico Madrid declared an interest in the 23-year-old World Cup-winning German during the summer. They were impressed by his attitude despite not being an automatic starter under Jose..." September 27

  • Manchester United calculate the cost of Cristiano Ronaldo’s return: £140m

    The Guardian "Manchester United will have to pay at least £140m to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford with Real Madrid reportedly ready to cash in on a move that will also alert Chelsea, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, and other European heavyweights. It is understood that around 18 months..." September 26

  • Report: Barcelona puts Suarez on diet to slim him down for El Clasico

    Pro Soccer Talk "Sometimes one bite leads to many bites, and Barcelona wants to make sure Luis Suarez finds his best form ahead of his Oct. 24 return. At least those are the claims from Mundo Deportivo, a Barcelona newspaper that says that Suarez’s new club is worried about his weight despite his pair of goals..." September 26

  • Kaka 'wishes he'd joined Manchester City in 2009'

    ESPN FC "Kaka regrets not joining Manchester City in 2009, the Premier League champions' former chief executive Garry Cook has claimed. City made what was then a world-record 100 million-pound bid for the Brazilian just four months after Sheikh Mansour had bought the club. Although they were in the..." September 26

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