• Zinedine Zidane exudes calm but expects Real Madrid to suffer against Manchester City

    The Guardian "Zinedine Zidane said that not reaching the Champions League final would represent a “failure” but still he smiled. At the club where the pressure can be suffocating and the demands impossible to meet, where everything is exaggerated and there is always a crisis around the corner, he transmits..." May 04

  • Cristiano Ronaldo rated only 50-50 to play for Real Madrid in Champions League semi-final

    The Sun "The Real superstar trained with the ball yesterday before continuing an individual session away from his teammates in a desperate bid to overcome a hamstring niggle and be fit to face City. A top Real Madrid source told SunSport: “His injury is really very small, a tiny tear. He has to be..." May 02

  • Antoine Griezmann is a £65million target for Red Devils

    The Sun "ANTOINE GRIEZMANN is a £65million target for Manchester United. Old Trafford scouts are watching Atletico Madrid’s French hotshot, 25, as they plan a summer revamp. Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain are also keen on Griezmann, who has bagged 31 goals in Spain this season." May 01

  • Manchester United renew interest in Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are back in the hunt for Real Madrid star Toni Kroos. And that could raise more question marks about Louis van Gaal's future at Old Trafford. United tried to sign Germany midfielder Kroos from Bayern Munich two years and former Red Devils boss David Moyes believed it was a..." April 28

  • Bartra set for summer exit

    Marca.com "This summer could be a dramatic one for Barcelona defender Marc Bartra, as the Blaugrana consider making him available for transfer.Making just 13 appearances during 2015/16, the 25-year-old has become surplus to requirements at La Masia, and is set to be allowed to leave in the..." April 28

  • Guus Hiddink plays down £70m Chelsea transfer ahead of summer window

    The Express "The Belgium international has endured a difficult time at Stamford Bridge this season, scoring just four goals in all competitions so far. Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid are reportedly interested in the 25-year-old forward and are said to be lining up £70million bids for his services." April 26

  • Neymar Leak Reportedly Suspected from Within Barcelona

    Bleacher Report "Leaks about Neymar's private life could reportedly be coming from inside Barcelona and are potentially contributing to the Brazilian's recent downturn in form. Guillem Balague of Sky Sports recently reported Barca were "not fully unhappy" with media sources questioning Neymar's party lifestyle..." April 25

  • Messi sends jersey to Curry celebrating 10M Instagram followers

    The Score "Four months ago, Lionel Messi surpassed the mark of 30 million followers on Instagram, resulting in Stephen Curry, No. 30 for the Golden State Warriors, sending the Argentinian phenom an autographed jersey. On Sunday, it was Messi's turn to return the favour. After Curry hit 10 million..." April 24

  • Barcelona eye Kasper Schmeichel in £15m deal with Prem leaders Leicester

    The Sun "KASPER SCHMEICHEL is a shock target for Barcelona. The Spanish giants are targeting a new goalkeeper with Marc-Andre ter Stegen set to leave the Nou Camp. And Leicester star Schmeichel is in their sights in a £15million summer deal after his stunning season in the title race. " April 24

  • Manchester United ready to seal world-record Neymar transfer and quadruple his wages

    Metro "Manchester United are reportedly on alert as Barcelona prepare to allow Neymar a transfer away from the club. The Red Devils are long-time admirers of the Brazil forward, and have been in touch with his representatives to make it clear they are ready to pay his £144million release clause,..." April 23

  • Valencia in talks to sign Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel

    Metro "La Liga giants Valencia have opened talks to sign long-serving Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel, according to reports. The Nigerian international looked set to leave Stamford Bridge last summer but he’s had somewhat of a renaissance since Guus Hiddink’s arrival in west London in December. " April 23

  • Neymar Sale Prepared Amid Unhappy Team-Mate Rumours

    Bleacher Report "Barcelona are reportedly "preparing the way" in case they are forced to sell Neymar for financial reasons in the summer. According to Sky Sports' Spanish football expert Guillem Balague, Barca were "not fully unhappy" about a media campaign started this week that questioned Neymar's..." April 22

  • Barcelona's Neymar 'will not be sold' - director Jordi Mestre

    ESPN FC "Barcelona director Jordi Mestre says the club have not thought about selling Neymar this summer, amid renewed speculation about the Brazilian's future following the team's slump in form. Some of the local media explanations for a previously unstoppable Barca having picked up just one point from..." April 20

  • Tottenham transfer news: Bayern Munich and Real Madrid keeping tabs on Harry Kane

    London Evening Standard "Kane is the joint-top scorer in the Premier League this season with 22 goals, level with Leicester forward Jamie Vardy, after netting 31 times in all competitions last term. He will lead the Tottenham attack again tonight at Stoke, where a win will enable second-placed Spurs to close the gap..." April 19

  • Chelsea step up Antoine Griezmann chase as Blues refuse to give up on Atletico Madrid hitman

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea are refusing to give up on signing Atletico Madrid marksman Antoine Griezmann. The 25-year-old Atletico Madrid star has scored 29 goals in 46 appearances for his club in all competitions this season. Despite the fact that they will not be taking part in next season’s Champions..." April 19

  • Inter's Miranda claims Ronaldo, Messi would find Serie A tougher

    ESPN FC "Inter Milan defender Miranda believes Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi would find it far more difficult to score so many goals in Serie A. Miranda, who left Atletico Madrid for the Italian club last summer, experienced four seasons in La Liga and managed to win the competition..." April 16

  • Man United's David De Gea was never headed to Real Madrid - Van Gaal

    ESPN FC "Louis van Gaal does not expect any Manchester United player to agitate for an exit if the club fail to reach the Champions League, and suggested that goalkeeper David De Gea was always going to stay at United despite a near-deal with Real Madrid last summer. The current crop are looking to..." April 16

  • Agent: Juventus Are 'Interested' in Isco

    Football Italia "Isco’s agent confirms “there is interest from Juventus, but for now no official offers. He would like to stay at Real Madrid.” The attacking midfielder has long been suggested as Max Allegri’s number one choice for the trequartista role behind the strikers. “Yes, there is interest from..." April 15

  • Chelsea's Eden Hazard denies transfer to Real Madrid has ALREADY been agreed

    Daily Mirror "Eden Hazard has dismissed fresh talk of a transfer to Real Madrid. Winger Hazard has reaffirmed his commitment to Chelsea, following suggestions in Spain that a deal has been agreed for him to move to the Bernabeu this summer. The 25-year-old outgoing players' and writers' Footballer of the..." April 14

  • Barcelona plotting sensational £50million move for Hammers sensation Dimitri Payet

    talkSport "Barcelona are targeting a sensational swoop for West Ham star Dimitri Payet, claim reports in Spain. The French playmaker has taken the Premier League by storm since he arrived from Marseille last summer, scoring 12 goals for the Hammers, including a handful of stunning free-kicks. His..." April 14

  • Chelsea bid record £63.5million to seal Sergio Ramos transfer

    Metro "Chelsea have reportedly made a £63.5million bid to seal the transfer of Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos. The Blues are willing to smash the British transfer record,for the fellow Spain international – who has long been regarded as one of the best defenders in the world. Ramos has spent the..." April 14

  • Karim Benzema Won't Play For France This Summer Due To Sex Tape Scandal

    Deadspin "For as large as the legal ramifications of Karim Benzema’s involvement in the attempted blackmailing of fellow French soccer player Mathieu Valbuena have loomed over the Real Madrid star’s head, the effect the ordeal would have on his international career was also one of his chief concerns. Today..." April 13

  • Ronaldo becomes 1st to score 30 goals in 6 straight La Liga seasons

    The Score "Cristiano Ronaldo is coming for all of your scoring records. Real Madrid's goalscoring machine, whose ability to find the net only seems to improve as he ages, hit another milestone on Saturday when he finished off a trademark counter-attack against Eibar." April 09

  • Brazil vow to fight Barcelona's order to limit Neymar to Olympics in summer

    ESPN FC "Brazil's football confederation has told Barcelona that it wants to have star striker Neymar available for both the Copa America Centenario in June and the Olympics in August. Earlier on Friday, Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu sent a letter to the CBF saying the club would release..." April 09

  • Barcelona plot stunning £40m Premier League raid

    Daily Star "Media Outlet Don Balon claim the Catalan giants have made the Algeria international a top summer target. And it’s understood the La Liga outfit are willing to splash the cash to secure the midfield maestro. The news could be a massive blow to Manchester United who have also been linked..." April 09

  • Arsenal bid for Alvaro Morata as Real Madrid look to activate buy-back clause before selling striker

    Daily Mail "Arsenal are eyeing up a move for Alvaro Morata with Real Madrid willing to excise their buy-back clause for the Juventus strike and sell to the highest bidder. Real have a clause which entitles them to sign Morata for £23.7million this summer, having sold him to Juventus for £15.8m two years..." April 09

  • Source: Real Madrid will look to add Neymar

    SI "If Real Madrid is able to avoid its FIFA transfer ban until after this summer, look for the Spanish giant to make a serious run at landing Barcelona star Neymar during the next transfer window, a source close to the Real Madrid bosses says. According to a separate source close to Neymar, he and..." April 05

  • Real Madrid want £60million from Manchester United or Chelsea for James Rodriguez

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United and Chelsea are being asked for £60million if they want to sign James Rodriguez from Real Madrid . The Colombian playmaker caught the world’s attention with his brilliant displays at Brazil 2014 and earned himself a big-money Madrid move, but is expected to leave the Bernabeu..." April 05

  • Pep Guardiola plans to lure Barcelona star Luis Suarez back to England

    The Express "The younger sibling runs the Media Base Sports agency that represents both Pep and former Liverpool hitman Suarez. And he is hoping that this connection will produce a deal for the Barcelona star before the start of next season. Even though Guardiola doesn’t take over from Manuel..." April 03

  • Barcelona will let Neymar play in Olympics but not in Copa America this summer

    The Comeback "Even though the summer is the offseason for European club soccer, there is still a packed schedule for fans as well as players. Whether it’s the Copa America Centenario, which will be played in the United States, Euro 2016 in France and the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the concept of an..." April 03

  • Manchester City's Aymeric Laporte transfer chase still on despite injury expected to sideline him FOUR months

    Daily Mirror "Pep Guardiola wants to sign Atletico Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte for Manchester City – even though he is currently out with a major injury, writes Chris Hatherall in the Sunday People. Laporte, 22, is regarded as one of the top centre-backs in Spain, and City have already assured his agent..." April 03

  • Manchester City’s hopes of signing Barcelona star Lionel Messi boosted as contract negotiations stall

    The Sun "MANCHESTER CITY’S hopes of signing Lionel Messi have been boosted by a stalemate in contract talks with Barcelona. SunSport understands that negotiations to extend the current deal for Messi have stalled. And according to one source, who is party to the talks, the two sides are “miles” apart..." April 01

  • Valencia urge Jose Mourinho: Forget Manchester United

    The Sun "Gary Neville was sacked by the La Liga club after only four months with No2 Pako Ayestaran announced as his interim replacement. But SunSport understands serious discussions have been ongoing for more than a month about Mourinho becoming the master of the Mestalla. Although he prefers a move..." March 31

  • Manchester City hoping to sign Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen

    The Telegraph "Manchester City are on the verge of clinching an agreement to sign Marc-André ter Stegen from Barcelona ahead of Liverpool. Both City and Liverpool are understood to have made bids for Ter Stegen, but the 23-year-old favours teaming up with incoming manager Pep Guardiola in Manchester. Ter..." March 31

  • West Ham to sign teenage striker Toni Martinez in £750,000 deal from Valencia

    Daily Mirror "West Ham will this week confirm the signing of Valencia youngster Toni Martinez. The teenager will sign for an initial fee of just £750,000 but in a complex deal involving a 20% sell-on clause for the Spanish giants and a raft of bonuses and clauses. 18-year-old Martinez has scored over 100..." March 31

  • Gary Neville sacked by Valencia after less than four months in charge

    BBC "Former Manchester United and England defender Gary Neville has been sacked by Valencia after less than four months in charge of the Spanish club. The 41-year-old, who is part of the England coaching set-up, was given his first managerial job in December. Valencia won three of their 16 league..." March 30

  • Real Madrid star Raphael Varane tempted by Manchester United ‘challenge’

    Metro "Manchester United target Raphael Varane is tempted by the challenge of moving to Old Trafford this summer, according to reports in France. The Frenchman turned down a move to Sir Alex Ferguson’s side in 2011 and the Red Devils ended up signing Phil Jones from Blackburn Rovers instead. The..." March 30

  • Atletico Madrid wanted me but I couldn't say no to Boca - Carlos Tevez

    ESPN FC "Former Juventus attacker Carlos Tevez has said he liked the idea of playing in Spain, but in the end, his heart called him back to Argentina and Boca Juniors. Atletico Madrid were linked with a move for the Argentina international last summer and Atleti coach Diego Simeone admitted he had..." March 29

  • Barcelona's Nou Camp could be renamed as Catalan giants mull over how to mark Dutch icon's passing

    Daily Mail "Barcelona's board of directors will meet on Tuesday to discuss the initiatives that could take place by the club to pay posthumous tribute to the great Johan Cruyff, who died last week. According to Catalan sport daily, Sport, a 'thundering cry' from the Blaugrana faithful is for the famous Nou..." March 29

  • Real Madrid line up world record bid for Thibaut Courtois after giving up on David de Gea

    The Sun "REAL MADRID are interested in signing Thibaut Courtois — after giving up in their pursuit of David de Gea. The Chelsea stopper is top of their summer shopping list now, after giving no assurances over his Stamford Bridge future. Courtois is clearly unhappy with Chelsea’s form this term after..." March 28

  • Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid: Chelsea goalkeeper 'doesn't know' where he will be next season

    London Evening Standard "Thibaut Courtois has offered no guarantees over his Chelsea future next season amid interest from Real Madrid. As reported by Standard Sport earlier this week Chelsea have placed a £73million price tag on their goalkeeper to ward off interest from the Spanish giants, who consider the Belgian..." March 26

  • Manchester City target Aymeric Laporte faces surgery after leg fracture

    The Guardian "The Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte, reportedly a summer target of Manchester City, is likely to face a long period out after his club confirmed he had sustained a broken leg and dislocated ankle. Laporte, who has been mooted as a long-term replacement for Vincent Kompany and is known..." March 26

  • Liverpool's Christian Benteke a transfer target for Atletico Madrid with Reds ready to sell this summer

    Daily Mirror "Atletico Madrid have joined the hunt for Christian Benteke. The Spanish giants are targeting two strikers for the summer transfer window, and are already keen on a return to the club for Chelsea’s Diego Costa. But they are also rivalling the interest that Italian champions Juventus and West..." March 25

  • Pep Guardiola could make £39.6m Aymeric Laporte his first signing at Manchester City

    The Telegraph "Manchester City could push to make Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte one of their first signings under new manager Pep Guardiola. Guardiola is an admirer of the France under-21 international, with reports in Spain suggesting City have agreed to meet the £39.6m release clause in the..." March 25

  • Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid: Chelsea hope £73m pricetag will warn off La Liga giants

    London Evening Standard "Real are considering making another move for the keeper this summer should they fail to prise David de Gea out of Manchester United. Courtois is understood to be keen to return to La Liga in the future after a three-year spell on loan from Chelsea at Atletico Madrid. Chelsea responded to an..." March 24

  • Real Madrid set to launch incredible £60m raid for Everton goal-machine Romelu Lukaku

    The Sun "The burly Belgian tops Madrid’s wanted list after smashing 25 goals in 37 games this term. And SunSport understands that discussions between Lukaku’s agent, Mino Raiola, and Madrid representatives are already taking place. Friends of Lukaku insist the 22-year-old loves playing for the..." March 22

  • Jose Mourinho wants Atletico Madrid technical director if he becomes Man Utd manager

    The Telegraph "Jose Mourinho is understood to be keen to bring in Atletico Madrid’s sporting director Andrea Berta if he becomes Manchester United manager at the end of this season. Berta, an Italian, has been a key figure under Atletico’s rise under coach Diego Simeone and has a good working relationship..." March 22

  • Gareth Bale in line for lucrative Real Madrid contract extension

    The Telegraph "Real Madrid are keen to reward Gareth Bale for becoming the highest-ever scoring British footballer in La Liga with a new contract that would confirm his place among the biggest stars in the world and would dash the hopes of a number of the forward’s suitors. Bale’s goal in Real’s 4-0 win over..." March 22

  • Gary Neville set to leave Valencia at the end of the season

    The Guardian "Gary Neville insisted he would not resign after Sunday’s 2-0 defeat by Celta Vigo prompted chants from Valencia fans for him to leave but his time at Mestalla will not now extend beyond the end of the season unless there is an unexpected turnaround. A meeting with the club’s owners has been..." March 22

  • Neymar ordered to pay £35 million over unpaid taxes

    The Telegraph "Neymar has been found guilty of tax evasion by a Brazilian court, which ordered the Barcelona and Brazil star to pay 188.8 Brazilian reais (£36m) in back taxes, interest and fines. The judge at a federal court in Rio de Janeiro ruled that the 24-year-old had failed to pay the tax due in Brazil..." March 19

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