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Champions League: Zinedine Zidane declares Cristiano Ronaldo fit to face Manchester City
Champions League: Zinedine Zidane declares Cristiano Ronaldo fit to face Manchester City

Cristiano Ronaldo reported back to training for Real Madrid earlier this weekReal Madrid's star striker Cristiano Ronaldo is fit to face Manchester City in the Champions League football semi-final second leg clash on Wednesday, according to head coach Zinedine Zidane.The former Manchester United forward has missed Real's last three games - including the goalless draw in the first leg at the Etihad Stadium last week - with a thigh injury.B

May 3 2016
6 insane stats from the 2015/16 season that you'll struggle to believe
6 insane stats from the 2015/16 season that you'll struggle to believe

The trio of MSN alone has scored more goals this season than clubs such as Bayern Munich and Arsenal.With the current football season being one of the most dramatic yet, there has been no shortage of unbelievable feats as Leicester City top the English Premier League and the trio of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar (aka MSN) continue to break records everywhere. In order to celebrate what can only be described as silly season, we decided

May 3 2016
Barcelona come out on top in race to sign
Barcelona come out on top in race to sign "the new Messi"

Barcelona has won the race to sign Argentinian youngster Lucas Patanelli from Independiente.Barcelona has beaten the likes of Real Madrid, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain in the race to sign Argentinian wonder kid Lucas Patanelli. The 16-year-old, who currently plays for Independiente, is considered one of South America’s biggest prospects and has been compared to both Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero. A versatile midfielder

May 3 2016
Manuel Pellegrini says former club Real Madrid will 'never change'
Manuel Pellegrini says former club Real Madrid will 'never change'

Manuel Pellegrini has admitted to different times at Real MadridManchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has looked back at his time at Real Madrid and has described it as one of his 'toughest challenges' while admitting that the club is unlike any other club when it comes to managing. The Chilean spent only one season in the club but managed to nearly win the title. His biggest achievement, however, is the signing of Portuguese sup

May 3 2016
Report: Manchester City trigger €50m release clause for Aymeric Laporte
Report: Manchester City trigger €50m release clause for Aymeric Laporte

French defender Aymeric Laporte is reportedly set to join Manchester City for €50 million.Manchester City have reportedly agreed to sign French defender Aymeric Laporte for €50 million from Athletic Bilbao. The Guardian revealed last month that Manchester City viewed the 21-year-old as a priority signing for when Pep Guardiola takes over in the summer.Despite the fact the player is currently ruled out until August with a broke

'Small team' Real Madrid misunderstood Casillas, feels Barcelona legend Xavi
'Small team' Real Madrid misunderstood Casillas, feels Barcelona legend Xavi

 Iker Casillas and Xavi were the pillars upon which the Spanish national team stoodBarcelona’s famed midfielder, Xavi Hernandez has claimed that former Spanish teammate and club rival Iker Casillas was misunderstood by Real Madrid. The 36-year-old, now plying his trade in Qatari club Al Sadd also criticized Real Madrid’s style of play in the recent El Clasico while also revealing that Barcelona’s style cannot change.The for

May 2 2016
7 managers who were hired by and left the same club twice
7 managers who were hired by and left the same club twice

Whether it be by virtue of a scathing dismissal or mutual consent, a manager parting company with a football club is always bound to snatch at a few headlines. Clubs may be lambasted for showing a lack of loyalty or managers may come under fire for losing squad morale so easily, but it’s always a controversial event.Regardless of the circumstances, when a manager leaves a club, it can be difficult to settle down and look for the next opport

May 2 2016
Xavi says Real Madrid played like a small team in Clasico
Xavi says Real Madrid played like a small team in Clasico

Ronaldo was in fine form against BarcelonaBarcelona legend Xavi has angered Real Madrid fans and players by claiming that Real Madrid played like a small team in their 2-1 Clasico triumph over Barcelona. The former Spain international was not impressed with Madrid’s performance and said that “big teams have to stick to their style”Zidane opted a cautious approach which worked out well as Madrid came from behind to grab the win t

May 2 2016
Reports: Super agent Jorge Mendes in negotiations to transfer James Rodriguez from Real Madrid to Juventus
Reports: Super agent Jorge Mendes in negotiations to transfer James Rodriguez from Real Madrid to Juventus

James Rodriguez has not had been at his best for Real Madrid this seasonJames Rodrigues has struggled for form and fitness at Real Madrid this season and latest reports from Italian website Corriere dello Sport suggest that the Colombian superstar could make a move to Italian Serie A champions Juventus in the summer. It also went on to claim that negotiations are already underway with super agent Jorge Mendes leading the discussions.Mendes m

May 2 2016
Gareth Bale could extend stay at Real Madrid with new contract
Gareth Bale could extend stay at Real Madrid with new contract

Gareth Bale has been in magnificent form for Real Madrid this seasonWelshman Gareth Bale could end up signing a new contract at Real Madrid by the end of this week after the club opened contract renewal talks with the winger according to a report by Spanish sport magazine, Marca. Contract talks with Bale had reportedly been on the cards since March 2016.Real Madrid are facing the threat of a transfer embargo and are taking action to ensure they d

May 2 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo wants Zinedine Zidane to stay on as Real Madrid coach
Cristiano Ronaldo wants Zinedine Zidane to stay on as Real Madrid coach

Ronaldo with Zidane during the Champions League tie against AS RomaReal Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has publicly backed Zinedine Zidane to stay on as manager of the Madrid-based club. Ronaldo said he was satisfied with Zidane’s performance as coach and would like to see him stay on for another season.Speaking to Spanish sports magazine Marca, Ronaldo said, “I admired him as a player and now as a coach,”The Portugal attack

May 2 2016
Juventus director Marotta claims Alvaro Morata does not want to go to Real Madrid
Juventus director Marotta claims Alvaro Morata does not want to go to Real Madrid

Alvaro Morata is one of the most talented forwards in the gameReal Madrid are rumoured to be interested in securing the services of Alvaro Morata after the end of this season. The Spanish giants have a buyback clause for the young striker and could exercise that option at the end of this season.Juventus director Marotta revealed that the Spaniard wants to stay in Turin. He, however, admitted that the situation regarding Morata’s future was

May 2 2016
Juventus star Dybala claims Messi and Ronaldo would score less in Serie A
Juventus star Dybala claims Messi and Ronaldo would score less in Serie A

Dybala has thrived in Serie A this season, scoring 16 timesPaulo Dybala, Juventus’ rising star, has claimed that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo would not score as much in Serie A as they do in La Liga. The Argentine is considered the heir to Barcelona talisman Messi in some quarters, and also noted his aim to win the Ballon d’Or, while hoping to have a long career with Juventus.Speaking to Italian outlet Tuttusport, Dybala opined

May 1 2016
Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid: Player Ratings
Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid: Player Ratings

Gareth Bale celebrates his goal against SociedadReal Madrid beat Real Sociedad 1-0 at the San Sebastian and made sure that they are still in the title race. Gareth Bale once again stepped up n the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo as he scored the only goal in the 80th minute.It was a night when Real Madrid could have easily scored 5 goals without much fuss but La Real goalie keeper Rulli kept them at bay. Real Madrid might be playing without Cri

May 1 2016
David Luiz, Thiago Silva left out of Brazil's preliminary Copa America shortlist
David Luiz, Thiago Silva left out of Brazil's preliminary Copa America shortlist

Luiz and Silva have been omittedParis Saint-Germain’s duo of David Luiz and Thiago have left out of the Brazil National team shortlist for the Copa America in th summer. The duo are normally regulars for club and country but have been omitted for this tournament.Coach Dunga normally favours David Luiz and had always picked for the matches but he has left him out in the cold this time around. The national team announced a 40-man shortli

May 1 2016
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