Real Madrid Rumors & News

  • Real Madrid weigh up bid for Radamel Falcao with Manchester United unlikely to make striker's transfer permanent

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid are considering whether to bid for Radamel Falcao at the end of the season with the Colombian striker unlikely to stay at Manchester United after his disappointing loan spell at the club. But Monaco, Falcao's owners, say that they have no concerns regarding Falcao’s future as there..." February 23

  • Louis van Gaal 'rejected the chance' to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo after being offered the Real Madrid megastar

    Daily Mirror "Spanish journalist claims the Manchester United chief snubbed the opportunity to bring the Portugal ace back to Old Trafford. Louis van Gaal turned down the opportunity to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford, according to a Spanish journalist. Alfredo Duro claimed on Spanish TV show..." February 22

  • Man City in three-way Paul Pogba fight with Real Madrid and Chelsea

    Manchester Evening News "With Manchester United ready to abandon their interest in the Juventus star City, Real and Chelsea are set to compete in a bidding war. Manchester City will battle it out with Real Madrid and Chelsea for Paul Pogba after United cooled their interest in the Juventus midfielder. The Premier..." February 21

  • Paul Pogba should join Chelsea or Real Madrid if he leaves Juventus, says former team-mate Nicolas Anelka

    Daily Mail "Paul Pogba has been urged by Nicolas Anelka to pick Chelsea or Real Madrid if he leaves Juventus this summer. The 21-year-old midfielder signed a new £70,000-a-week contract with the Serie A giants in October lasting until June 2019. But reports have recently surfaced claiming that Pogba is..." February 18

  • Liverpool and Arsenal go head-to-head to sign Real Madrid favourite Iker Casillas

    Daily Star "According to Spanish journalist Eduardo Inda, Casillas has made the difficult decision to leave the Bernabeu after 16-years of service. The Spanish legend has frequently been linked with a switch to the Premier League duo, and a nominal fee is likely to suffice. The 33-year-old's contract is..." February 18

  • Pepe gives Real Madrid a massive boost with return to action

    ESPN FC "The Spanish press nicknamed manager Carlo Ancelotti "the fixer" when he arrived at Real Madrid in the summer of 2013. The Italian succeeded Jose Mourinho and his tumultuous three years in charge at the Santiago Bernabeu and had been charged with fixing the things that had been broken..." February 18

  • Liga files complaint over Barcelona fans' Cristiano Ronaldo chants

    ESPN FC "The Liga de Futbol Profesional (LFP) will submit a formal complaint over chants suggesting Cristiano Ronaldo "is a drunk" from some supporters at the Camp Nou during Barcelona's 5-0 win at Levante on Sunday. News of the decision comes after the LFP said it would review videos, seen on social..." February 17

  • Reports: Real Madrid will consider big money bids for Cristiano Ronaldo

    Pro Soccer Talk "Maybe it was the first time he saw his superstar wearing glasses normally suited for a retired businessman in Florida (right), but Real Madrid president Florentino Perez’s interest in selling Cristiano Ronaldo is apparently a thing now. Several reports out of Spain say Perez is acutely aware of..." February 15

  • Party down: Celebrity culture once again threatens Real Madrid

    Sporting News "The timing could not have been worse. Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his 30th birthday with an extravagant party along with coaches, staff and players on Saturday just hours after Real Madrid's humiliating derby defeat at Atletico Madrid. The event was pre-planned, with friends of the three-time..." February 13

  • Transfer deal for Real Madrid outcast Fabio Coentrao could be good business for Arsenal

    Metro "Despite the transfer window being closed for now, Arsenal have recently been heavily linked with a £20million move for Real Madrid left-back Fabio Coentrao. On the face of it this rumour seems a little silly. Arsenal have two good left back in Nacho Monreal and Kieran Gibbs, but on closer..." February 13

  • Harry Kane scouted three times by Real Madrid... will latest Tottenham hero follow Gareth Bale and Luka Modric?

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid will continue to monitor the progress of Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane despite the 21-year-old just having signed a new contract that ties him to the club until 2020. The European Cup holders know Kane's new five-year deal, coupled with the difficulty they have had in the..." February 10

  • Man Utd to table £25m Hugo Lloris bid if David De Gea joins Real Madrid

    The Express "De Gea has been heavily tipped to join Real next summer, with the 24-year-old Spaniard being lined up as the long-term replacement for Iker Casillas, 33. And according to today's reports in Spain, United boss Louis van Gaal will meet Spurs' £25m asking price for Hugo Lloris should De Gea return..." February 10

  • Sami Khedira injured again as bad news flows from the Bernebau

    Pro Soccer Talk "The 4-0 loss to Atletico Madrid seems to have opened the floodgates at the Bernebau. Sami Khedira was removed at halftime of that match, and now will be sidelined for an estimated three weeks as he recovers from yet another injury, his hamstring this time. The 27-year-old defensive..." February 10

  • Report: Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane is being lined up by Real Madrid

    Pro Soccer Talk "First up Luka Modric and Gareth Bale. Next, Harry Kane? According to a report from the London Evening Standard, European champions Real Madrid have sent a scout to watch Harry Kane several times over the past six months as the darling of White Hart Lane continues his meteoric rise in the..." February 09

  • Real Madrid eye Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois as alternative to Man Utd's David De Gea

    Daily Star "Reports in Spain claim Bernabeu officials regard the 22-year-old as an alternative should they miss out on Manchester United's David De Gea. Madrid are on the lookout for a long-term replacement for Iker Casillas who has made a number of high-profile errors over the last 18 months. The..." February 09

  • David de Gea has contract talks with Manchester United and has not agreed Real Madrid deal, reveals Jorge Mendes

    Daily Mail "Manchester United have opened negotiations with David de Gea over a new contract. The Spaniard's contract expires next summer and he has been linked with a move to Real Madrid. But the 24-year-old's agent, Jorge Mendes, denied speculation De Gea had agreed a deal to move to the Bernabeu..." February 09

  • Manchester United to target Spurs stopper Hugo Lloris if they lose David De Gea to Real Madrid

    Daily Mirror "The Frenchman moved to White Hart Lane in 2012 but could be tempted by a move to Old Trafford if Spurs fail to qualify for the Champions League. Hugo Lloris will be the key figure in a summer transfer window in which goalkeepers will take centre stage. Lloris will be the one Manchester..." February 08

  • James Rodriguez out up to two months for Real Madrid with broken foot

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid's Colombian star James Rodríguez has a break in the fifth metatarsal of his right foot that will require surgery and keep the midfielder out approximately two months. Rodriguez appeared to suffer the injury in the 26th minute of the first half of his team's 2-1 win vs. Sevilla on..." February 05

  • David Moyes attempts to dent Arsenal and Liverpool's efforts to land £18m Real Madrid star

    Daily Star "Sociedad look increasingly likely to remain in the top flight of Spanish football next season, and David Moyes is already plotting his summer signings. The Scottish manager is notorious for building a defensively minded team, and is keen to bolster his defensive resources. According to..." February 05

  • David de Gea set to stay at Manchester United despite transfer interest from Real Madrid, says agent

    Daily Mail "David de Gea is set to stay at Manchester United, according to his agent. The Spaniard, whose contract expires at the end of next season, has been strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid. But De Gea's representative, Jorge Mendes, believes the talented goalkeeper will remain at Old..." February 04

  • Cristiano Ronaldo has £1 billion release clause, says agent Jorge Mendes

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has a one billion pound ($1.51B) release clause in his contract, according to his agent Jorge Mendes, who told the BBC that the Portuguese star would sell for 300 million pounds if the club decided to let him leave tomorrow. Mendes said he believes Ronaldo..." February 03

  • Varane back on Chelsea radar as transfer interest in Real Madrid defender leaves Gary Cahill fighting for future

    Daily Mail "Gary Cahill's future at Chelsea is in jeopardy after it emerged that Jose Mourinho is planning to make major changes to his defence next season. Discussions have already taken place that could shift Branislav Ivanovic into his preferred position at centre back alongside captain John Terry as..." February 03

  • Real Madrid director leaps to the defence of Gareth Bale after the forward is once again jeered by fans

    The Telegraph "The Real Madrid director Emilio Butragueno has defended Gareth Bale after the Welshman was booed by a section of the Bernabeu crowd during his side's 4-1 victory against David Moyes's Real Sociedad. Bale has been criticised in recent weeks and fans made their displeasure known when the Welshman..." February 02

  • Manchester United set aside £120m for LVG to LAND Real Madrid ace Gareth Bale

    Daily Star "Bale this week ruled out a summer switch to United but sources in Spain suggest Louis van Gaal is still hopeful of landing the Welsh wizard and the club are willing to reserve a huge chunk of cash to do the deal. The 25-year-old has been in stunning form for Real since joining from Tottenham 18..." January 31

  • Manchester City set to pip rivals Manchester United in quest to sign Real Madrid star Pepe

    The Express "According to Spanish sources, the Portuguese international is interested in a move away from the Bernabeu to protect is first-team opportunities. The 31-year-old is most certainly a regular in Carlo Ancelotti's team, however the emergence of Raphael Varane could leave Pepe warming the bench in..." January 31

  • David de Gea transfer to Real Madrid is 'possible' but we want to keep him at Man United, reveals van Gaal

    Daily Mail "Louis van Gaal has admitted Real Madrid target David de Gea could leave Manchester United — but the Old Trafford boss will fight to keep him. Earlier this month, Van Gaal said the talented goalkeeper would soon extend his contract. But ahead of Saturday's visit of Leicester City, he admitted..." January 31

  • Man Utd suffer MASSIVE BLOW as Gareth Bale RULES OUT Old Trafford move

    Daily Star "United have been monitoring Bale's situation at Real Madrid since Van Gaal arrived as manager last summer. United are willing to back a new world record bid for the Welsh forward at the end of the season with Real valuing him at £130m. Bale, 25, signed a six-year contract at Madrid when he..." January 29

  • Real Madrid will change the name of the Santiago Bernabeu

    Pro Soccer Talk "Real Madrid’s hallowed grounds are getting a new name. The La Liga giant has agreed to rename their home stadium after working out a sponsorship deal withsponsorship deal with United Arab Emirates-based International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC). Estadio Santiago Bernabeu would go on..." January 29

  • Ronaldo gets two-game ban, available for Atletico vs. Real Madrid

    ESPN FC "Cristiano Ronaldo has been given a two-game ban for kicking out at an opponent during Real Madrid's 2-1 La Liga win at Cordoba at the weekend. This means Ronaldo will miss Madrid's upcoming home games against Real Sociedad on Saturday and Sevilla next Wednesday, but be free to return for Feb...." January 28

  • Real Madrid may face Barcelona-like transfer ban over under-age deals

    The Guardian "Real Madrid could face a transfer ban, similar to the one imposed on Barcelona, after Fifa opened an investigation into the deals involving under-age players. According to reports in Spain by AS, the investigation is centred on the signing of two 12-year-olds, Manuel Godoy and Fernando Macías,..." January 27

  • Report: FIFA probes Real Madrid over transfers of young players

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid are being investigated by FIFA as it tries to determine whether the Champions League winners have followed rules relating to the transfer of young players, Spanish newspaper AS has reported. Officials at world football's governing body want to establish whether Real have breached..." January 26

  • Carlo Ancelotti crushes Arsenal hopes of completing transfer for Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi

    Metro "Illarramendi has struggled to cement his place in Ancelotti’s first team since joining Los Blancos from Real Sociedad in 2013, with reports in Spain claiming his lack of game time has resulted in Arsenal making the player an offer. Despite it being believed that Illarramendi – who has also been..." January 24

  • Norwegian teenager Martin Odegaard has completed his move to Real Madrid

    BBC "The 16-year-old midfielder signed a contract with the Champions League winners after passing a medical exam. "It's a dream come true," he said. "It is a bit unreal that I'm here at the biggest club in the world. It's huge for me, an honour." Odegaard will train with both the first team and..." January 22

  • Man United leapfrog Barcelona, Bayern as 2nd-richest club after Real Madrid

    ESPN FC "Manchester United may have had their worst season on the pitch for two decades last term, but they have reclaimed second spot in the list of the football's richest clubs and now have Real Madrid in their sights. Only the European champions stand ahead in terms of income, while Barcelona by..." January 22

  • Lucas Silva set to join Real Madrid for £11.5m as Arsenal miss out on Cruzeiro star

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid have won the race to sign Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva from Cruzeiro, according to reports in the Spanish press. The European champions, who on Wednesday announced they had reached an agreement with Stromsgodset to acquire 16-year-old Norwegian forward Martin Odegaard, are also..." January 22

  • Chelsea and Man Utd battle for £48m Real Madrid star Luka Modric

    The Express "The Blues famously failed to land the mercurial playmaker in 2011 before Madrid swooped for his signature the following year, and Jose Mourinho has made the Croatia international his first-choice midfield target ahead of next season. Chelsea already have a formidable central partnership in the..." January 21

  • Real Madrid weighing up £20m Asier Illarramendi bid to fund move for Arsenal target Lucas Silva

    Daily Mail "Despite Real Madrid not planning to enter the January transfer market, Marca say they are being tempted by a £20million offer from Athletic Bilbao for Asier Illarramendi. Selling the defensive midfielder, who has struggled to cement a place in the side since moving from Real Sociedad in July..." January 21

  • Man United slap £50m price tag on David De Gea to fend off interest from Real Madrid

    The Express "And they will attempt to persuade the Spain No1 to stay at Old Trafford by offering him a £200,000-a-week five-year contract worth about £52m. Madrid-born De Gea, 24, is happy at United but is bound to be tempted by the chance to move back home and play for Real as Iker Casillas's long-term..." January 20

  • Real Madrid ready world-record bid for Man United keeper David de Gea

    Daily Star "Real are confi dent of landing De Gea despite United’s determination to keep him. United are also understood to value their coveted keeper at £50m with the current record fee for a stopper the £33m paid by Juventus to Parma for Gianluigi Buffon 14 years ago. De Gea’s move to United from..." January 18

  • Man United plot Gareth Bale transfer from Real Madrid for David De Gea PLUS £50million

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are on the move with a complex £100million deal for the release of Real Madrid star Gareth Bale - with David de Gea heading to the Bernabeu, writes Steve Bates in the Sunday People. Real have already made it clear to United that they will pursue De Gea in the summer with the..." January 18

  • Cristiano Ronaldo and Irina Shayk call it quits

    Page Six "The world’s most beautiful couple has called it quits. Russian model Irina Shayk and Real Madrid soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo have ended their five-year relationship, Shayk’s rep confirmed exclusively to Page Six. “We can confirm Irina Shayk has ended her relationship to Cristiano Ronaldo,”..." January 17

  • Marco Reus to Real Madrid rumors picking up steam

    Pro Soccer Talk "I’m not exactly sure how Real Madrid could get much more clogged in the attacking third of the pitch, but apparently they’re trying really hard. Despite owning one of the world’s most insanely star-studded front halves, Real Madrid is heavily rumored to be closing in on Borussia Dortmund star..." January 16

  • Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid’s fans must support Gareth Bale

    Pro Soccer Talk "Cristiano Ronaldo has urged Real Madrid’s fans to get off Gareth Bale’s back. Bale, the most expensive player in the world, was heckled by Real’s fans during their 3-0 win over Espanyol on Saturday after failing to pass the ball to a wide-open Ronaldo and instead putting a shot wide of the..." January 13

  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d'Or for second straight year

    ESPN FC "Cristiano Ronaldo is officially the world's best player for the second straight year, as he received the 2014 Ballon d'Or on Monday night. The Real Madrid and Portugal forward was awarded FIFA's top individual honour over Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel..." January 12

  • Chicharito turned down MLS offer to stay in Europe

    Sporting News "Major League Soccer has recently added Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard, and is working on landing young U.S. national team standouts like Jozy Altidore and Mix Diskerud, but an ambitious plan to sign Javier Hernandez fell short. Multiple sources within MLS have confirmed to Goal USA that the..." January 12

  • Real Madrid step up £30million David De Gea chase by sounding out Man United keeper's representatives

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid are turning up the heat on David De Gea and are determined to prise him away from Old Trafford in a £30m. The Spanish giants have sounded out De Gea’s representatives and are desperate to make him the successor to Iker Casillas who is expected to leave next summer. De Gea has 18..." January 10

  • Cristiano Ronaldo could follow Steven Gerrard and move to America, says Real Madrid star's agent

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo could follow in the footsteps of David Beckham and Frank Lampard by moving to the United States, the Real Madrid star's agent has hinted. Insisting Ronaldo is the best player of all-time, Jorge Mendes suggested there is a chance the Portugal international could move to America..." January 07

  • Arsenal ‘set to bid British record transfer fee to snap up Real Madrid’s Isco’

    Metro "Arsenal are reportedly ready to offer a mammoth £64m in a bid to land Real Madrid star Isco. The Gunners are said to have earmarked the midfielder as the man to help turn their fortunes around and are prepared to make him a British record transfer in the summer window, according to the Daily..." January 07

  • Report: Raphael Varane wants out of Real Madrid for Manchester United

    Pro Soccer Talk "Such is the embarrassment of riches at Real Madrid that a player who cannot get minutes at the Bernabeu could fetch $30 million. That’s the fee thrown around for French international defender Raphael Varane, currently stuck for playing time behind Sergio Ramos and Pepe for the UEFA Champions..." January 07

  • Study: Lionel Messi worth 87 million euros more than Cristiano Ronaldo

    ESPN FC "Barcelona's Lionel Messi is the most valuable player in the world, well ahead of Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, according to a study by the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) Football Observatory. The study used an algorithm based on 1,500 fee-paying club transfers since 2009 to..." January 06

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