Real Madrid Rumors & News

  • Gareth Bale 'will NEVER sign' after David De Gea saga

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United might NEVER be able to sign Gareth Bale after the David De Gea saga, report the Daily Star. The Red Devils have reportedly been interested in bringing Bale back to the Premier League from Real Madrid in a mega-money, record-breaking move. But the extraordinary collapse of..." September 03

  • Javier Hernandez omits Louis van Gaal from Man United goodbye message - but thanks Sir Alex Ferguson and fans

    Daily Mirror "Javier Hernandez has paid tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson and Manchester United chief scout Jim Lawlor but offered no gratitude to David Moyes or Louis van Gaal. Hernandez, 27, completed a £7.1m move to Bayer Leverkusen earlier this week after five years with United. A £6m signing from Chivas..." September 03

  • Manchester United hit back at Real over David De Gea transfer collapse

    Sky Sports "Manchester United say it is Real Madrid's fault, not theirs, that David de Gea's return to Spain collapsed on Monday. The goalkeeper remains at Old Trafford until January at least after paperwork problems meant his £29.5m transfer broke down minutes before Spain's Monday deadline. Real laid..." September 01

  • Real Madrid release statement, blame Manchester United for collapse of David de Gea deal

    Pro Soccer Talk "Real Madrid are trying to set the record straight amid reports that they did not file the correct data with the soccer authorities to sign Manchester United’s David De Gea on Monday. With the Spanish transfer window closing on Monday at 6 p.m. ET, a deal for De Gea moving to Madrid and Keylor..." September 01

  • Swap deal involving De Gea, Navas falls through after paperwork not filed in time

    The Score "All summer, supporters of Manchester United and Real Madrid have waited patiently - and impatiently - for David De Gea to complete his transfer to his hometown club. At long last, with the transfer deadline looming on Monday, it was reported that Real Madrid had reached an agreement with United..." August 31

  • Real Madrid agree €35m fee with Man United for De Gea - sources

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid have agreed to a fee of around €35 million with Manchester United for the transfer of goalkeeper David De Gea, sources at both clubs have told ESPN FC. De Gea, 24, has been linked with Real in recent months, and reports in England and Spain have claimed that a deal may be completed..." August 31

  • Confirmed: Man United announce striker has signed a three-year deal to move to Leverkusen

    The Express "United announced the news via their official Twitter account, saying: "Javier Hernandez has completed a permanent move to Bayer Leverkusen. We wish him all the best for the future." The fee Leverkusen will pay, while undisclosed at the moment, is thought to be around £9million. The Mexican..." August 31

  • Man United will offer £65m plus David De Gea to land Gareth Bale

    Daily Star "Manchester United will offer Real Madrid £65m plus David De Gea in exchange for Gareth Bale in a last-ditch bid to lure him to Old Trafford. United boss Louis van Gaal is desperate to make a marquee signing before the transfer window closes on Tuesday. Despite interest in Thomas Muller and..." August 29

  • Rafa Benitez was 'three hours' from becoming West Ham manager this summer, says David Sullivan

    Daily Mirror "Rafael Benitez was just three hours from becoming manager of West Ham this summer. West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan has made the claim that the Spaniard was close to signing a deal before making a U-turn and joining Real Madrid. Benitez was one of the favourites to take the West Ham job..." August 28

  • Man United to make Gareth Bale move, want David De Gea resolution - sources

    ESPN FC "Manchester United will make a last big attempt to sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid in the final week of the transfer window and hope to resolve the David De Gea situation at the same time, sources have told ESPN FC. United have a long-standing interest in Bale, which goes as far back as Real's..." August 26

  • Manchester United remain interested in Gareth Bale, Sky sources understand

    Sky Sports "Manchester United remain interested in Gareth Bale but they have yet to make a formal bid to Real Madrid, according to Sky sources. It is understood no formal talks have taken place between clubs, and sources have told Sky Sports News HQ they expect Bale to remain at Real Madrid beyond this..." August 24

  • Karim Benzema will complete £50m Arsenal move before transfer deadline day

    The Express "Arsenal take on Liverpool at the Emirates tonight (8pm) as Arsene Wenger's men look to build on victory at Crystal Palace last weekend. Wenger is in the market for a new striker but has had trouble finding one good enough to improve his squad. Real Madrid hitman Benzema has been linked with..." August 24

  • David de Gea Manchester United transfer saga has wrecked keeper's relationship with Louis van Gaal

    Daily Mirror "Source close to wantaway Spaniard has revealed he "just doesn’t get on" with manager who is leaving him out of the squad amid Real Madrid interest. David de Gea's relationship with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has broken down completely. De Gea’s determination to leave Old..." August 23

  • Gareth Bale swoop lined up for final 72 hours of the window

    Daily Mirror "Old Trafford chiefs believe they'll have a chance of landing the world's most expensive player if he's target of fan abuse in Real Madrid's home opener. Louis van Gaal is banking on a dramatic 72-hour window of ­opportunity to snatch Gareth Bale from Real Madrid, writes Steve Bates in the..." August 23

  • Real Madrid prepared to offer Man U Keylor Navas plus cash for keeper David de Gea before transfer window closes

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid are ready to offer Keylor Navas plus cash in their bid to sign David de Gea before the end of the month. Costa Rica international Navas was a target for Louis van Gaal prior to his arrival at Manchester United last summer and Madrid want to use that to their advantage in their bid..." August 21

  • Manchester United considering Borja Mayoral in De Gea Deal - sources

    ESPN FC "Manchester United may consider taking young Real Madrid striker Borja Mayoral as part of any deal to sell David De Gea to the Spanish giants, sources have told ESPN FC. De Gea's future at United has been uncertain this summer with Real chasing the Spanish goalkeeper's signature. United are..." August 20

  • Real Madrid sign Mateo Kovacic from Inter for €35m on a six-year-deal

    The Guardian "Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of 21-year-old Mateo Kovacic from Inter. The two clubs agreed a €32m fee at the weekend, with a further €3m in add-ons, and the player signed his contract on Tuesday morning. The player will be presented at 1pm on Wednessay, in the presidential box at the..." August 18

  • Report: David de Gea offered $18 million by Real Madrid to see out season at Manchester United

    Pro Soccer Talk "Newsflash: David De Gea‘s future at Manchester United has been uncertain for quite some time now. Even at the end of last season during their 1-1 draw with Arsenal, which is likely to be his last appearance at Old Trafford, United’s fans sung “David de Gea, we want you to stay!” from the..." August 17

  • Sergio Ramos: Man Utd target signs Real Madrid deal

    BBC "The Spain World Cup winner will join club president Florentino Perez in a signing ceremony on Monday. The Red Devils had a £28.6m bid for the 29-year-old defender rejected in June as contract talks stalled. United are now unlikely to sign a new defender before the transfer window closes,..." August 17

  • Man United keeper David De Gea offered £12million signing-on fee by Real Madrid to see out contract

    Daily Mirror "David De Gea will be handed a staggering £12m signing-on fee by Real Madrid if he sits out the final year of his contract. The Spanish giants are desperate to sign the Manchester United keeper during this window - but there is a massive financial incentive for De Gea to go on a free next..." August 17

  • Chelsea and Man City braced as Juventus move in with £28m bid for Real Madrid star Isco

    The Express "Spanish newspaper La Repubblica claim the Italian giants are willing to pay £28.4million to tempt him away from the Bernabeu. Both Chelsea and Manchester City have been linked with the 23-year-old, with Jose Mourinho and Manuel Pellegrini though to be huge admirers. Pellegrini has previously..." August 16

  • Karim Benzema ‘cleared for Arsenal transfer as Rafa Benitez believes Real Madrid strikers are insufficient’

    Metro "Arsenal are clear to complete the transfer of Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema after Rafa Benitez reportedly slammed his striking options. The Gunners are desperate to add the French attacker to their ranks and some reports have claimed that he would sign next week. And fuel has been added to the..." August 16

  • Ronaldo buys $18.5M loft at Trump Tower in New York City, MLS next?

    The Score "Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is on his way to New York City. The New York Post reports that the Portuguese icon paid $18.5 million for a 2509-square-foot loft in the Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. Real-estate tycoon Alessandro Proto, a partner of Donald Trump, owns the..." August 16

  • Real Madrid target midfielder to ease pressure on Luka Modric and Toni Kroos

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid's pursuit of Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea could be put on hold as Rafa Benitez is focusing his attention on bringing in a new defensive midfielder. The Spanish tactician is hoping to bolster his midfield options following Sami Khedira's move away from the Santiago..." August 16

  • Asier Illarramendi 'free to leave Real Madrid'

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi has reportedly been told he can leave Real Madrid - opening the door for Liverpool. The Reds have been linked with a move for the 25-year-old all summer, and could now table a bid, according to reports in Spain. Hehas struggled to hold down a..." August 15

  • Manchester United insist Javier Hernandez is in first-team picture, while Adnan Januzaj WON'T be sold

    Daily Mirror "Javier Hernandez is second in line to Wayne Rooney, insists Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal, despite the Mexican being linked with a move away. Reports in Spain on Thursday claimed that the forward will be sold if Barcelona man Pedro arrives at Old Trafford, while Tottenham's interest in..." August 13

  • Iker Casillas starts his own agency with a view to representing players

    Daily Mirror "Iker Casillas has begun another new era in his career by creating a new agency for representing footballers. The Spanish legend, who joined Porto after being forced out of Real Madrid this summer , has collaborated with his current agent, Carlo Cutropía, to start Casillas World. With its..." August 13

  • Is Real Madrid’s Asier Illarramendi the perfect transfer target for Liverpool?

    Metro "Asier Illarramendi’s move to Real Madrid couldn’t really have worked out any worse for the player. Signed from Real Sociedad for €32.2m in July 2013, the 25-year-old has barely made an impression at the Santiago Bernabeu in the two years since. Once Toni Kroos was bought after an excellent..." August 13

  • Messi, Ronaldo, and Suarez named finalists for UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

    The Score "Barcelona forwards Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez and Real Madrid icon Cristiano Ronaldo were named the three finalists for the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award on Wednesday. The three stars were the top choices among journalists from each of UEFA's 54 member associations, selected from a..." August 12

  • MLS franchise LAFC "obsessed" with Cristiano Ronaldo signing - and want to pair him with Wayne Rooney

    Daily Mirror "LAFC are "obsessed" with signing Cristiano Ronaldo when they come into being in 2018, and will look to pair him with former teammate Wayne Rooney. The new Major League Soccer franchise is to replace the now-defunct Chivas USA and is backed by 22 wealthy individuals including Basketball legend..." August 12

  • Man Utd seek new defender as Real Madrid star Pepe agrees deal to stay in Spain

    The Express "The Portugal international has been linked with Manchester United and it was thought a deal might be allowed to happen as the club are reportedly keen to add a new defender. However, Spanish publication AS claim the La Liga giants were keen to avoid another Sergio Ramos-like saga. Ramos..." August 12

  • Sergio Ramos to sign Real Madrid contract after United links - reports

    ESPN FC "Sergio Ramos is to put pen to paper on a new contract at Real Madrid on Thursday, according to reports. Ramos, 29, has been linked with a move to Manchester United this summer, after it became known he was unhappy with having not been offered a pay-rise at Madrid. Reporters close to both the..." August 12

  • Arsene Wenger given green light to sign Karim Benzema in club record transfer

    Daily Mail "Arsene Wenger has been given the all clear to break Arsenal's transfer record to land Karim Benzema. And the Gunners are also willing to eclipse current record signing Mesut Ozil's £150,000-per-week wages to land their No 1 target. Wenger is desperate to land Benzema this summer, believing..." August 09

  • Arsenal ‘ready to grab transfer of Real Madrid’s Lucas Silva’

    Metro "The Gunners are believed to be looking to add another holding player to their ranks before the transfer window shuts. And after chasing a deal for Silva before he ended up joining Madrid in January, Spanish outlet AS says Arsenal are back interested in a deal. " August 09

  • Louis van Gaal: Real Madrid refuses to meet asking price for David De Gea

    The Score "Manager Louis van Gaal isn't a fan of Real Madrid's negotiating tactics as the Spanish giants attempt to lure David De Gea away from Manchester United. The Dutch boss claims Madrid has failed to meet the team's estimate of what they feel is a fair price for De Gea. "No, I don't think so,"..." August 08

  • Real Madrid will bid £25m for David de Gea this week as Manchester United prepare contingency plan

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid will make a £25million bid for David de Gea this week and expect to have him at the club for the start of the season, meaning Manchester United will have to re-ignite their interest in Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen. With De Gea sitting in the stands alongside Victor Valdes and..." August 08

  • Arsenal are still working on a deal for Real Madrid star Karim Benzema

    Daily Star "Arsenal are still working on a deal to land Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema this month. Despite Arsene Wenger rubbishing Arsenal's interest, StarSport can reveal the Gunners are confident of striking a deal for the £35m-rated Frenchman. With Gareth Bale being handed a new attacking role..." August 07

  • Report: Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez has $10 million offer from MLS, 24 hours to decide his future

    Pro Soccer Talk "Hold onto your butts, because Major League Soccer’s summer transfer window closes Thursday, Aug. 6, and the next 24 hours are shaping up to be perhaps the craziest in league history. There’s a report out there right now, from Univision journalist Gibran Araige, that says Javier “Chicharito”..." August 06

  • Reds target Asier Illarramendi 'told he has no future at Real Madrid'

    Daily Mirror "The Reds have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Asier Illarramendi after the player was told he has no future at Real Madrid, according to reports in Spain. Illarramendi initially wanted to stay and fight for his place at the Bernabeu but Rafa Benitez has informed him he isn't in his..." August 06

  • Karim Benzema 'come and get me' plea will seal £45m move to Arsenal

    The Express "The Real Madrid striker has been linked with a £45million move to the Emirates, despite Arsene Wenger playing down talks of a deal. And La Liga expert Hunter believes all the components are in place for the move to happen, providing Benzema pushes for the exit door. Real Madrid are..." August 06

  • Real Madrid: Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema staying - Benitez

    BBC "Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez does not expect forwards Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema to leave the club. Wales international Bale, 26, has been linked with a move to Manchester United and France's Benzema, 27, with Arsenal. "I'm not going to talk about offers," said Benitez...." August 05

  • West Ham make improved £11.9m bid for Manchester United star

    The Express "With Louis Van Gaal closing in on a deal for Barcelona striker Pedro, West Ham were last night hoping that their offer would come close to United's valuation for Hernandez. The striker, who is out of favour at United after returning to the club following an unsuccessful loan spell at Real..." August 05

  • Karim Benzema will complete Arsenal transfer, says Italian reporter Emanuele Giulianelli

    Metro "Arsene Wenger has been a long term admirer of Benzema, 27, who has scored 133 goals in 281 games for Real Madrid since signing from Lyon in 2009. Arsenal are desperate to sign a world class striker and have apparently launched two bids for the Frenchman this summer. " August 05

  • Reports: Manchester United submitted two bids for Gareth Bale over $110 million

    Pro Soccer Talk "Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal may have lost Angel Di Maria, but he is reportedly hoping to replace the Argentinian winger immediately and in a big way. According to The Sun, the Red Devils have submitted a pair of enormous bids for Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale in excess of $110..." August 04

  • Karim Benzema to Arsenal: Arsene Wenger dismisses Real Madrid striker speculation

    London Evening Standard "Arsene Wenger has dismissed speculation linking Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema with a summer move to Arsenal. Reports have suggested the 27-year-old could quit the Bernabeu during the close season and many supporters believed that he was closing in on a switch to the Emirates Stadium after..." August 03

  • Cristiano Ronaldo buys his agent an island as a wedding gift "Cristiano Ronaldo has got newlyweds Jorge Mendes and Sandra Barbosa quite the gift: their very own island. According to the Portuguese website Move Notícias, Ronaldo has bought the happy couple a Greek getaway. " August 03

  • Cristiano Ronaldo on FIFA corruption: 'I don't give a f---'

    The Score "Don't ask Cristiano Ronaldo how he feels about the FIFA corruption scandal. When questioned about FIFA in an undated interview with CNN Espanol, Real Madrid's 51-goal man responded: "Speak about FIFA. I don't care about FIFA. I don't give a f--- about FIFA. Speak about politics, speak about..." August 03

  • Man United haven't given up on world record swoop for Real ace Gareth Bale

    The Express "Manchester United will not give up on their world record pursuit of Real Madrid star Gareth Bale. With £59.7 million Angel Di Maria heading for Paris Saint-Germain Old Trafford boss Louis van Gaal’s desire to make a ‘galactico’ signing has grown even stronger. United would like Barcelona’s..." August 02

  • De Gea to Real Madrid: Spanish club resume £28m pursuit after fending Manchester United off Sergio Ramos

    The Independent "With Manchester United's hopes of signing Sergio Ramos appearing to be dead in the water, Real Madrid have turned their attentions back to the pursuit of goalkeeper David De Gea. The United goalkeeper only has a year left on his contract and has bee Real’s top target this summer, but the..." July 30

  • Sergio Ramos signs on until 2020 "Los Blancos have struck a deal with the international defender, which will be officially announced before the new La Liga season gets underway on 23rd August. The deal puts an end to a contentious issue that saw the relationship between club and player sour somewhat at the end of last season...." July 30