Real Madrid Rumors & News

  • Real Madrid boss tries to get Sergio Ramos back on side after spats with Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema

    Daily Mail "Player power seems alive and kicking at Real Madrid after Rafa Benitez was pressured into calling Sergio Ramos to explain comments he made about the player after Sunday’s Madrid derby draw. Benitez had been asked after the game if any of the mistakes had particularly upset him and he bemoaned..." October 09

  • Coutinho is 'extremely happy' at Liverpool and 'hasn't spoken to Real Madrid or Barcelona', despite reports

    Daily Mail "Philippe Coutinho is happy at Liverpool and has NOT opened talks about a transfer away from Anfield to join Real Madrid. Despite reports from Spain that Barcelona and Madrid are keen to sign him, the 23-year-old Brazilian playmaker is staying as the club prepare for Jurgen Klopp to take over..." October 08

  • Sergio Ramos 'relaxed' over Rafa Benitez disagreement suggestions

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has played down any idea of a fall-out with Blancos boss Rafa Benitez. Benitez has come in for criticism in the wake of his apparently cautious tactics during Sunday's 1-1 La Liga derbi draw at Atletico Madrid. Analysing the match on Spanish radio on Monday..." October 08

  • Benzema and Benitez in a war of words at Real Madrid

    Pro Soccer Talk "Karim Benzema has scored six goals in his eight appearances for Real Madrid this season, and is currently the top scorer in La Liga. Despite being in great form, Benzema has continuously been substituted by manager Rafa Benitez, which has upset the French striker. Benzema opened the scoring..." October 07

  • Cristiano Ronaldo to finish career at Real Madrid, not join PSG - Ancelotti

    ESPN FC "Former Real Madrid and Paris Saint-German manager Carlo Ancelotti does not think that Cristiano Ronaldo will move to the French champions next season. Ronaldo, 30, has been repeatedly linked with a move to PSG but he remained at Real this summer to become the all-time leading scorer in La Liga..." October 07

  • Arsenal on alert after Karim Benzema says he is 'fed up' at Real Madrid

    The Independent "Arsenal have been put on red alert after long-term target Karim Benzema expressed his disappointment after being continually substituted at Real Madrid this season, saying that he is "fed up" with his situation. The French striker has been taken off in five out of his six La Liga starts by..." October 06

  • Chelsea to launch bid for £29m Porto midfielder Ruben Neves next summer

    London Evening Standard "Chelsea are planning to make a bid for Porto starlet Ruben Neves next year after he helped beat them in the Champions League this week. The 18-year-old defensive midfielder impressed as the Portuguese side secured a 2-1 victory over Jose Mourinho's side. Chelsea have been sending scouts to..." October 03

  • Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo coy on future as Man United and PSG ready massive deals

    Daily Star "When asked about his future after Real's Champions League win over Malmo this week, Ronaldo insisted he was happy in Spain but did reveal he is undecided whether he will still be there next year. He said: "My future is at Madrid. I am good here. "I want to win things here and I feel good,..." October 02

  • One man, 500 goals: Ronaldo’s latest milestone

    Pro Soccer Talk "Cristiano Ronaldo scored five goals for the Sporting CP first team way back in the 2002-03 season, followed by 118 in six seasons for Manchester United, and now, 322 for Real Madrid. He’s also found the back of the net 55 times for his native Portugal. Add those four numbers up and what do you..." October 01

  • Ronaldo casts doubt on Real Madrid future after historic night: 'Nobody knows what will happen'

    Daily Mirror "Cristiano Ronaldo last night equalled Raul’s all-time goalscoring record for Real Madrid - and then once more hinted at a move away from the club. The Portuguese superstar scored both goals in the 2-0 win over Malmo to break through the 500-goal barrier for his career, but of far more..." October 01

  • Ronaldo: The reason I want to play with Wayne Rooney, amid £92m interest

    The Express "Ronaldo quit United in 2009 for Real Madrid in a then world record £80million transfer. The Portugal superstar, who scored 118 goals for United, has gone on to break records in Spain. Meanwhile, Rooney has become United's third all-time leading goalscorer, netting 235 times. It has been..." September 30

  • Signing Manchester City midfielder David Silva would win Real Madrid the Champions League

    Metro "With Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale at his disposal, how could Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez enhance his star-studded squad? With Manchester City’s David Silva, that’s how. Ronaldo has continued this season with his customary assault on the club’s scoring records, with Benitez’s 4-2-3-1..." September 30

  • Agent urges Neymar to finish career at Real Madrid

    The Score "Neymar has been urged to make a move away from Barcelona that will undoubtedly be bad news for pigs in Spain. Following a Brazilian court's ruling to freeze Neymar's assets worth R$188.8 million (€42.5 million, $48 million), agent Wagner Ribeiro took to Instagram to give his client a few bits..." September 29

  • Eden Hazard and Philippe Coutinho top Real Madrid's Premier League hitlist

    ESPN FC "Premier League fans will be all too familiar with the annual treat that is watching Real Madrid swooping in to steal their sides' best players, and it seems as though Chelsea and Liverpool will have a job on their hands to keep Eden Hazard and Philippe Coutinho respectively. The Sunday Times..." September 28

  • Cristiano Ronaldo in worst goalscoring start to season for five years

    Daily Star "The Real Madrid superstar has found the net in just one of six La Liga games to start the new campaign, albeit smashing five past Espanyol on the one occasion he did find his name on the scoresheet. But even with a total of five - which has him as joint-top scorer in the division - it remains..." September 28

  • Cristiano Ronaldo hints at possible reunion with 'Pitbull' Rooney

    The Score "Cristiano Ronaldo isn't ruling out a possible reunion with former Manchester United teammate Wayne Rooney. The Portuguese international heaped praise on Rooney in a documentary detailing his triumph at the international level following his record-breaking goal to become England's all-time..." September 27

  • Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent looking to secure Real Madrid departure amid Manchester United transfer rumours – report

    Metro "The Portuguese star is reported to have something of a frosty relationship with new manager Rafael Benitez, with doubts arising over his future at the Bernabeu. But according to Sport, the pair have reached a peace pact while Jorge Mendes looks to negotiate a multi-million pound transfer for..." September 25

  • Arsenal can complete Karim Benzema transfer with significant offer – report

    Metro "The north London side were linked with the Real Madrid forward for much of the summer but Arsene Wenger ended up signing only Petr Cech from Chelsea. However, the Gunners could land Benzema if a significant offer is lodged, according to Spanish news outlet Fichajes. " September 23

  • Manchester United plot £90million Cristiano Ronaldo return as Real Madrid superstar 'seeks new challenge'

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are on red alert amid claims Cristiano Ronaldo could be set to leave Real Madrid next summer. Ronaldo is said to be ready for a new challenge next summer after seven years at Madrid following his then world record £80million move from United in 2009. United are desperate to..." September 22

  • Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas reveals heartache over collapsed move to Manchester United

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas has revealed he cried when his move to Manchester United fell through, but insists he never wanted to leave the Spanish capital. The Costa Rica international was set to head to Old Trafford as part of a deadline day swap deal on 31 August, which would have..." September 22

  • Brazilian legend Roberto Carlos: Neymar better than Messi, Ronaldo

    CBS Sports "Former Brazilian soccer star Roberto Carlos doesn't think Lionel Messi is the best player in the world. He also doesn't think Cristiano Ronaldo is the world's top dog. At a promotional event in Spain, the former free kick specialist told reporters he thinks it's his fellow countryman..." September 19

  • Report: Several MLS clubs line up deal for Cristiano Ronaldo

    Pro Soccer Talk "A report from the French media has claimed that a host of clubs in Europe, and Major League Soccer, are lining up lucrative bids to lure Cristiano Ronaldo away from the Santiago Bernabeu. The Real Madrid superstar, 30, is said to be unhappy with life at Real under new manager Rafael Benitez and..." September 17

  • Real Madrid confirm Gareth Bale has a calf injury, but are unsure of its severity

    Sky Sports "Real Madrid have confirmed Gareth Bale has muscle damage in his left calf but have put no timescale on the forward's return. Bale came off in the first half of Real's 4-0 Champions League victory over Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday and had a scan in Madrid on Thursday morning. "Following the..." September 17

  • Arsenal's pursuit of Karim Benzema was "embarrassing", blasts former striker Ian Wright

    Daily Mirror "Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has slammed the club's pursuit of Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema. The Frenchman was linked with a switch to the Emirates all summer with Arsene Wenger refusing to rule out a move. Benzema opted to stay at the Bernabeu, taking to Twitter to dismiss reports..." September 17

  • Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez not bought for marketing reasons - Voller

    ESPN FC "Bayer Leverkusen did not buy Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez for marketing reasons, the club's sporting executive Rudi Voller has said. Hernandez, 27, joined Leverkusen from Manchester United on transfer deadline day in Germany in a deal reported to be worth around €12 million. The Mexico..." September 16

  • Sergio Ramos dislocates shoulder "The Real Madrid defender was replaced during the club's 4-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday and the club have now confirmed the Spain international's injury setback Real Madrid have confirmed that Sergio Ramos has disclocated his shoulder. The defender sustained the injury during the..." September 16

  • Gunners make official approach for Real Madrid star Isco?

    Daily Mirror "Arsenal have made a formal approach to Real Madrid for Isco, according to the Daily Express. The Spanish midfielder could be available later in the season after failing to nail down a regular starting spot with Los Blancos. The Gunners are among the teams interested in his signature and have..." September 15

  • Madrid: Ronaldo will cost PSG €1bn "The Spanish club's president Florentino Perez has told the Ligue 1 champions they will have to obliterate the transfer record to land the Portugal attacker Real Madrid have warned Paris Saint-Germain they would have to cough up €1 billion if they wanted to sign Cristiano Ronaldo. The Ligue 1..." September 10

  • Arsene Wenger to Real Madrid? It was close to happening, says former Whites chief

    Pro Soccer Talk "Arsene Wenger is far and away the most tenured manager in the Premier League, and has given nearly his entire managerial career to Arsenal. Apparently, that almost wasn’t the case. Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon says that on numerous occasions the club tried to sign Wenger as..." September 10

  • Spain's La Liga 'must plan for Messi and Ronaldo exit'

    BBC "Spain's top football division, La Liga, must be such a worldwide sporting attraction that it is able to deal with stars Ronaldo or Messi moving on, says the league's president. Javier Tebas says that either player could leave La Liga "within three seasons, and we need to be ready for..." September 10

  • James Rodriguez has thigh muscle tear, say Real Madrid

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez has a muscle tear in his left thigh, the result of an injury sustained while playing in a friendly for Colombia against Peru, the club's medical team said via statement on Thursday. Colombia's team doctor, Carlos Ulloa, told reporters on Wednesday that the..." September 10

  • Real Madrid president Florentino Perez rules out swoop for Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho

    Daily Star "The Portuguese was in charge at the Bernabeu from 2010 to 2013 before heading back for a second spell with Chelsea. Mourinho won the Spanish cup and league during his three-year stay in Madrid, and helped put together the side that won the Champions League under Carlo Ancelotti in 2014. And..." September 10

  • Arsenal and Manchester City to do battle over Real Madrid playmaker Isco

    ESPN FC "In Real Madrid's 4-2-3-1, there are four attacking places up for grabs. Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema are not players likely to find themselves on Rafa Benitez's bench any time soon, so really there is just one place available and two world-class players vying for it: James..." September 09

  • Sergio Ramos critical of Gerard Pique after Barcelona defender booed by Spain fans

    Daily Mirror "For the first time, one of Gerard Pique’s Spain teammates appeared to criticise him after he was booed by fans during La Roja’s win over Slovakia on Saturday. Barcelona defender Pique, who was also jeered by home fans during the last international break, has been largely defended by his..." September 09

  • Report: $160 million PSG bid for Cristiano Ronaldo rejected at end of transfer window

    Pro Soccer Talk "Spanish outlet Globo Esporte is reporting that Paris Saint-Germain made an audacious bid of $167 million for Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo at the end of the transfer window this summer. The late bid was immediately rejected, according to the report. However, the article states that..." September 08

  • Gareth Bale was never going to sign for Man United this summer, reveals agent "Manchester United were linked with the 26-year-old but Barnett dismissed the rumours. "He was nowhere near leaving - that was all stupid paper talk," he said. "He is very happy at Real Madrid and hopefully he'll stay for the rest of his career. "He's loving it there and things are going..." September 08

  • Manchester United rule out David De Gea transfer to Real Madrid during the winter window

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United have slammed the door shut on David de Gea joining Real Madrid in the New Year. The Spanish goalkeeper’s hopes of a deadline-day switch to the Bernabeu in a cash-plus-player transfer worth £29million collapsed at the 11th hour last Monday, when the relevant documentation was..." September 06

  • Manchester United eye transfers of Gareth Bale AND Cristiano Ronaldo — with the Welshman top priority

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United have made Gareth Bale their No.1 transfer target — despite their current war of words with Real Madrid. The Red Devils will step up their charm offensive to sign the Welsh wonder over the course of the next 12 months. A high-level source at Old Trafford has told Sunday..." September 06

  • 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