• 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

  • Barcelona's Lionel Messi 'does not know' if he'll make Clasico - brother

    ESPN FC "Lionel Messi does not know if he will return from his current knee injury in time to play for Barcelona in the Clasico at Real Madrid on Nov. 21, his brother Rodrigo has told Spanish radio. Messi tore a ligament in his left knee early in last weekend's 2-1 La Liga win over Las Palmas at the..." September 29

  • Javier Mascherano charged with two counts of tax fraud totalling more than £1.1million

    Daily Mail "Barcelona's Argentina international Javier Mascherano has been charged with two counts of defrauding the Spanish tax authorities of a total of more than £1.1million. Mascherano, who joined Barcelona from Liverpool in August 2010, is alleged to have sought to conceal earnings from his image..." September 29

  • 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

  • Barcelona star Lionel Messi WILL be fit to face Real Madrid, according to Argentina's team doctor

    Daily Mirror "Argentina’s team doctor believes that Lionel Messi will be back for el clásico, and suggested that Barcelona’s prognosis for the superstar may be a conservative estimate. Messi limped off inside the first ten minutes of Barca’s 2-1 victory over Las Palmas on Saturday afternoon, and the Nou Camp..." September 28

  • 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

  • Barcelona's Lionel Messi out 7-8 weeks

    ESPN FC "Lionel Messi suffered a knee injury early in Saturday's La Liga game at home to Las Palmas and could now face six to eight weeks on the sidelines, according to unconfirmed local reports. The incident happened inside the opening stages at the Camp Nou, when Messi cut inside from the right wing,..." September 27

  • Neymar has €42.5 million in assets frozen after alleged tax evasion

    The Score "Neymar is the latest Barcelona phenom to be involved in a tax-related scandal. The Sao Paulo federal court in Brazil froze R$188.8 million (€42.5 million, $48 million) in assets belonging to Neymar, his family, and related businesses on Friday. The court alleges that Neymar evaded R$63 million..." September 26

  • Manchester United held talks with Neymar! Barcelona superstar reveals discussions over move

    Daily Mail "Barcelona superstar Neymar has revealed he held talks with Manchester United over a move to the Premier League this summer. The Brazil captain is widely regarded as one of the best players in the world, and was an integral part of Barcelona's treble-winning side last season. But, according..." September 25

  • 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

  • Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho keen on Dani Alves transfer from Barcelona – report

    Metro "The Blues are thought to be assessing the defensive options available to them after conceding 12 goals in their first six games, although they did keep their first clean sheet of the season against Arsenal on Saturday. According to Spanish outlet Fichajes, though, Mourinho intends to bring..." September 24

  • Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal keen on Jose Luis Gaya transfer – report

    Metro "Louis van Gaal’s side are light on specialist left-backs following Luke Shaw’s injury, which has effectively ruled him out for the entire season. And according to Spanish outlet Fichajes, Van Gaal wants to sign Gaya as cover for Shaw, although United would likely have to match the Spaniard’s..." September 23

  • 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

  • David Moyes under pressure and could face sack at Real Sociedad if they lose derby with Athletic Bilbao

    The Telegraph "David Moyes may be returning to England far sooner than he envisaged as he is under growing pressure at Real Sociedad and may be sacked if they lose the Basque derby against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. The former Everton and Manchester United manager has resisted any attempt to lure him back to..." 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

  • Arsenal ace Theo Walcott will not be joining Barcelona

    Daily Star "Recently, reports in Spain have suggested the Catalan giants are preparing an audacious bid to lure the striker away from the Emirates. But according to Spanish football expert Guillem Balague, the current Champions League holders aren't interested in signing the forward. "Walcott to..." September 22

  • Barcelona trying to overturn transfer ban by exploiting loophole to register Arda Turan

    Daily Mail "Arda Turan could make a shock early debut for Barcelona after injury to midfielder Rafinha opened up a potential loophole in the club’s FIFA-imposed ban on registering players. FIFA originally banned the La Liga champions from registering players for two transfer windows because they failed to..." September 22

  • Jose Mourinho ready to hijack Tottenham move for Southampton ace Victor Wanyama

    Daily Star "Boss Jose Mourinho is set to make a £20m transfer window bid as he looks to strengthen his midfield options following his side’s poor start to the season. Mourinho wants to improve his central midfield options and has had teenagers Ruben Neves at Porto and Marko Grujic at Red Star Belgrade..." September 20

  • 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

  • Manchester United eyeing transfer move for Barcelona’s Adriano – report

    Metro "The Red Devils are searching for cover for Luke Shaw, who will be sidelined for most of the season after suffering a broken leg during the Champions League defeat to PSV Eindhoven. Leeds United left-back Charlie Taylor has been identified as a possible replacement, but according to Spanish..." September 17

  • Barcelona's Rafinha tears ACL, set to undergo surgery

    ESPN FC "Barcelona have confirmed that Rafinha has torn his right anterior cruciate ligament. Rafinha, 22, sustained the injury during Wednesday's 1-1 Champions League draw with Roma, leaving the game on a stretcher after being on the receiving end of a heavy challenge from Roma midfielder Radja..." 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

  • Agent: Leicester's Riyad Mahrez not interested in Arsenal or Barcelona move

    The Express "That is according to his agent Kamel Bengougam, who claims the Algeria international is only focussed on progressing with Leicester. The 24-year-old has been key for the Foxes term, helping the club to second in the Premier League standings with four goals and two assists in the opening five..." September 17

  • Barcelona looking to sign Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho

    The Express "Coutinho has caught the eye of the Spanish giants after some stunning performances for Liverpool since arriving from Internazionale in 2013. And Spanish news outlet Fichajes claim Barcelona are keen to sign the £21million-rated man. However, Liverpool are desperate to resist all advances by..." September 16

  • 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

    Goal.com "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

  • Neymar court case moves closer for Barça presidents Bartomeu and Rosell

    The Guardian "The president of Barcelona, Josep Maria Bartomeu, must provide a written response to accusations of tax fraud allegedly committed in the signing of the Brazilian forward Neymar in 2013, after the public prosecutor decided that he has a case to answer. According to Catalunya Radio, the..." September 15

  • 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

  • Did Paul Pogba turn down summer moves for a future at Barcelona?

    ESPN FC "Transfer fans may now be finding out why none of the long-mooted summer moves for Paul Pogba to any number of suitors -- Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain, et al -- never materialised. The 22-year-old French starlet may have had his sights set on Barcelona all along. Mundo Deportivo are reporting..." September 11

  • Madrid: Ronaldo will cost PSG €1bn

    Goal.com "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

  • Report: Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano to face tax fraud charges

    The Score "Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano will reportedly face fraud charges from Spain's tax agency after failing to disclose earnings from his image rights, according to Spanish outlet El Pais. The Argentine international reportedly paid €1.5 million in back taxes, plus interest, to fiscal..." 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

  • Chelsea make transfer approach to Real Betis for Dani Ceballos – report

    Metro "The 19-year-old midfielder has been linked with a host of Premier League clubs in recent months including Arsenal and Liverpool, and now Chelsea have joined the hunt for the player. Estadio Deportivo says the Blues have ‘knocked at the door’ for Ceballos – suggesting an approach has been over a..." 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