RUMOURS: Messi decides against signing new Barcelona deal

Lionel Messi has decided against signing a contract extension at Barcelona and will look to see out the remainder of his current deal before deciding his future, according to Marca. The report claims Messi, 29, informed club officials in mid-July that he has no intention of penning a new deal. It is understood that Messi’s […]

Berizzo praises ‘hard working’ Celta Vigo

Celta Vigo boss Eduardo Berizzo has praised his side’s ‘hard fought victory’ over a ‘difficult’ and ‘very well organised’ Valencia side. Goals from Facundo Roncaglia and John Guidetti won the game for the Galicians after Dani Parejo’s penalty had given Cesare Prandelli’s team a 33rd minute lead. “The character we showed – in believing that […]

Five-year deal for Ronaldo?

Five-year deal for Ronaldo?

Cristiano Ronaldo’s new Real Madrid contract is expected to be announced next week as the Portuguese has reportedly agreed to sign on for five years. According to Marca and AS, Ronaldo’s extension will see him at Madrid until he is 36, in his 12th season at the Santiago Bernabeu and remain the club’s best-paid player, […]

Sevilla Vs Barcelona: Preview, Possible Lineups

Jorge Sampaoli’s high flying Sevilla will welcome a wounded Barcelona side who will look to try and get back to winning ways against a side that is yet to be defeated at home this season. There couldn’t be a better time to face Barcelona. Most of their key players are sidelined and they are just […]

Barcelona respond to Luis Suarez to Manchester Utd links

The Uruguay international has been linked with a move to Old Trafford that could potentially smash the world transfer record set by Paul Pogba Barcelona president Jose Luis Bartomeu has insisted Luis Suarez will not be leaving Camp Nou despite reported interest in the striker from Manchester United.  Jose Mourinho has been linked with an […]

Zinedine Zidane Admits Cristiano Ronaldo Contract Extension Is ‘Vital’ Target for Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane has admitted that Real Madrid are hoping to keep Cristiano Ronaldo at the Bernabeu for ‘many years’ after recent reports claimed contract talks between the two parties had stalled.  It had been said that the 31-year-old’s desire to remain in Madrid for the next five years had caused some friction while the contract […]

Casillas: I have not retired from Spain

The 35-year-old insists he remains available for his country despite not getting a call-up since Euro 2016, while lending his support to David de Gea and Pepe Reina. Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas is adamant he has not retired from international football and has stressed he is ready whenever Spain coach Julen Lopetegui needs him. The […]