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 […]

Real Madrid set to make Gareth Bale highest-paid player in the world with bumper new contract

Amidst speculation surrounding Gareth Bale’s future at the club and his links with Manchester United, Real Madrid are reportedly willing to make him the highest-paid player in the world as part of his contract renewal. Gareth Bale lost his record of being the most expensive player in the world when Paul Pogba completed an £89.3 million […]

Ronaldo has ‘goal addiction’ – Morata

The Portugal international is only human and also misses chances, his team-mate said after making the difference for the Merengue with a late strike Alvaro Morata believes Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo is addicted to scoring goals after the star missed numerous chances against Athletic Bilbao. Ronaldo was wasteful but was saved by Morata, who […]

La Liga giants vying for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

According to reports from the Italian media outlet Tutto Sport, La Liga clubs Valencia and Sevilla are looking at the possibility of snatching Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain once the transfer window re-opens in January. The Arsenal winger has found his chances at the Emirates severely limited this season and the player himself has admitted he may need […]

Zinedine Zidane Has Proved His Critics Wrong As Real Madrid Manager

Zinedine Zidane Has Proved His Critics Wrong As Real Madrid Manager

Zinedine Zidane’s critics said he was undeserving of the managerial position at Real Madrid. But his success as Real Madrid manager showed his appointment was justified. Just over a month before he took over from Rafael Benitez, Real Madrid had been hammered 4-0 at home by Barcelona. They were miles away from being La Liga or Champions League winnners. […]

Out-of-favour Aleix Vidal offered Barcelona lifeline

Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez says out of favour right-back Aleix Vidal will be given the chance to work his way back into Luis Enrique’s plans. Vidal has been omitted from Luis Enrique’s matchday squad for seven successive games and the 27-year-old is reportedly heading for the exit as Barca plot a move for former […]