• Andres Iniesta named captain of FC Barcelona in secret vote

    The Score "Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta will be the captain of FC Barcelona for the 2015-16 season, being given the armband after a secret vote was held by the players on the first-team roster. Iniesta takes over the armband from Xavi, who departed the club for Qatari outfit Al Sadd. Argentina..." August 04

  • Reports: Manchester United submitted two bids for Gareth Bale over $110 million

    Pro Soccer Talk "Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal may have lost Angel Di Maria, but he is reportedly hoping to replace the Argentinian winger immediately and in a big way. According to The Sun, the Red Devils have submitted a pair of enormous bids for Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale in excess of $110..." August 04

  • Adama Traore ‘travelling to Liverpool for medical ahead of transfer’

    Metro "The 19-year-old has been one of Liverpool’s top summer targets, with Anfield officials said to have flown out to Spain to wrap up the deal. And reports in Spain say Brendan Rodgers is on the verge of securing Traore’s services with the Barcelona star preparing to travel to Liverpool for a..." August 04

  • Karim Benzema to Arsenal: Arsene Wenger dismisses Real Madrid striker speculation

    London Evening Standard "Arsene Wenger has dismissed speculation linking Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema with a summer move to Arsenal. Reports have suggested the 27-year-old could quit the Bernabeu during the close season and many supporters believed that he was closing in on a switch to the Emirates Stadium after..." August 03

  • Cristiano Ronaldo buys his agent an island as a wedding gift

    Marca.com "Cristiano Ronaldo has got newlyweds Jorge Mendes and Sandra Barbosa quite the gift: their very own island. According to the Portuguese website Move Notícias, Ronaldo has bought the happy couple a Greek getaway. " August 03

  • Cristiano Ronaldo on FIFA corruption: 'I don't give a f---'

    The Score "Don't ask Cristiano Ronaldo how he feels about the FIFA corruption scandal. When questioned about FIFA in an undated interview with CNN Espanol, Real Madrid's 51-goal man responded: "Speak about FIFA. I don't care about FIFA. I don't give a f--- about FIFA. Speak about politics, speak about..." August 03

  • Man United haven't given up on world record swoop for Real ace Gareth Bale

    The Express "Manchester United will not give up on their world record pursuit of Real Madrid star Gareth Bale. With £59.7 million Angel Di Maria heading for Paris Saint-Germain Old Trafford boss Louis van Gaal’s desire to make a ‘galactico’ signing has grown even stronger. United would like Barcelona’s..." August 02

  • Roberto Soldado ready to end Tottenham misery with cut-price move to Villarreal

    Daily Mail "Roberto Soldado wants to join Villarreal and end his two-year spell at Tottenham. The 30-year-old striker joined Spurs from Villarreal's local rivals Valencia in 2013 and now coach Marcelino has persuaded him to return to Spain's east coast and join the club's La Liga and Europa League..." August 02

  • De Gea to Real Madrid: Spanish club resume £28m pursuit after fending Manchester United off Sergio Ramos

    The Independent "With Manchester United's hopes of signing Sergio Ramos appearing to be dead in the water, Real Madrid have turned their attentions back to the pursuit of goalkeeper David De Gea. The United goalkeeper only has a year left on his contract and has bee Real’s top target this summer, but the..." July 30

  • Sergio Ramos signs on until 2020

    Marca.com "Los Blancos have struck a deal with the international defender, which will be officially announced before the new La Liga season gets underway on 23rd August. The deal puts an end to a contentious issue that saw the relationship between club and player sour somewhat at the end of last season...." July 30

  • Man United rage at Real Madrid ace Sergio Ramos

    Daily Star "United made Ramos one of their main transfer targets this summer and were confident of luring him to Old Trafford. They believed Ramos was willing to join them after he claimed United were the only club he would go to. United had a £28m bid rejected but were willing to make an improved..." July 29

  • Real Madrid secure deal with Sergio Ramos to keep Manchester United target at the Santiago Bernabeu

    Daily Mail "Sergio Ramos will sign a new contract with Real Madrid, sources close to the club have revealed, after a summit meeting with club president Florentino Perez in China, which effectively ends Manchester United's hopes of bringing in to Old Trafford. And Real Madrid remain relaxed about holding..." July 28

  • Report: Manchester United to meet with Barcelona, Pedro this weekend in hopes of closing deal

    The Score "Maybe this is the big mystery signing. Manchester United, linked with a host of attacking players in light of manager Louis van Gaal's assertion that the club will sign a mystery player before the transfer window closes, will reportedly meet with Barcelona winger Pedro this weekend to seal the..." July 25

  • Aaron Ramsey admits that interest from Barcelona is 'flattering', and would one day like to follow Bale to Spain

    The Telegraph "Aaron Ramsey has revealed for the first time that he would eventually like to play in Spain and has described Barcelona’s interest in him as “flattering”. The 24-year-old midfielder has stressed that his immediate future is with Arsenal, with whom he has a contract until 2019, but an admission..." July 25

  • Rafa Benitez "sure" Manchester United target will stay at Real Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Rafa Benitez is "sure" that Sergio Ramos will not be leaving Real Madrid this summer. Manchester United are keen on the centre-back, and have made sure the message has been heard in the Spanish capital that there will be no deal for David De Gea without Ramos heading the other way. Madrid..." July 25

  • Filipe Luis cleared for Chelsea exit as Juve beat Liverpool and Man Utd to Atletico ace

    The Express "Luis has already agreed a deal to return to Atletico just 12 months after making the move to Stamford Bridge. But the deal has been held up as the La Liga outfit look to offload Siqueira, according to reports. Siqueira has been linked with Liverpool and Manchester United." July 25

  • Manchester United trying to sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid

    Manchester Evening News "Six years after Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madrid for a world record £80m Man Utd are attempting to re-sign the Portuguese. Manchester United want to re-sign Old Trafford great Cristiano Ronaldo as the club intensifies its efforts to build a potentially title-winning squad. M.E.N. Sport..." July 24

  • Real Madrid to tell Sergio Ramos ‘don’t go to Manchester United’

    The Guardian "Real Madrid’s president, Florentino Pérez, and the chief executive, José Ángel Sánchez, will hold talks with Sergio Ramos in China this weekend, when they will tell the central defender they do not want to sell him, despite his desire to leave for Manchester United. Madrid are on tour in..." July 24

  • Pedro will not be sold for less than £22m, says Barcelona president

    The Telegraph "Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has warned Manchester United that the European champions will not accept anything less than £22million for Pedro Rodriguez. United manager Louis van Gaal has identified the Spain forward as the priority target to play on the right side of a front three..." July 24

  • Ronaldo 'unhappy' with Rafael Benitez training at Real Madrid

    The Telegraph "The first cracks in the relationship between Cristiano Ronaldo and his new coach at Real Madrid, Rafael Benitez, have begun to open, according to reports in Spain. Ronaldo - who notoriously tweeted his support for his previous manager, Carlo Ancelotti, just before he was sacked at the end of..." July 23

  • Manchester United dealt Sergio Ramos blow as ''100% certain'' Benitez insists defender WILL stay at Real Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Rafa Benitez has dealt Manchester United a huge blow by claiming he's “100%” certain Sergio Ramos is staying at Real Madrid. And the Madrid boss insisted that despite Louis van Gaal saying the Bernabeu skipper may be “in the process” of United's summer transfer strategy the Spanish..." July 23

  • Manchester United closing in on £22m deal for unsettled Barcelona star

    The Express "United are ready to trigger the £22million release clause in the 27-year-old forward’s contract and are confident the Spaniard wants to join them. Barcelona arrived in San Francisco yesterday ahead of their International Champions Cup game with United in Santa Clara on Saturday. Barca boss..." July 23

  • Sergio Ramos ‘closing on £42.1m Manchester United transfer, Real Madrid could sell to get David De Gea’

    Metro "Manchester United have reportedly tabled a £42.1million bid for Sergio Ramos, with Real Madrid considering accepting the offer as they step up their pursuit of David De Gea. United have stood firm in their negotiations with Madrid throughout the summer, insisting that De Gea will only be sold..." July 22

  • Arsenal keen on £8.5m Barcelona kid Sergi Samper

    Daily Mail "Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants to sign Barcelona midfielder Sergi Samper and the player is considering the move despite Luis Enrique being desperate to keep him. Wenger faces competition for the 20-year-old, who is under contract until 2017, as Portuguese giants Porto are hoping to take..." July 22

  • Real Madrid move ahead of Man United with bumper deal for Wolfsburg star Rodriguez

    The Express "His agent previously claimed Manchester United had made contact with the German club about a £21.5million move. But Rafa Benitez is seeking defensive reinforcements in the Spanish capital because of injury concerns over Fabio Coentrao. Scouts from Madrid travelled to watch the Switzerland..." July 22

  • Blues pushing to wrap up £14m Abdul Baba Rahman deal as Filipe Luis returns to Atletico Madrid

    London Evening Standard "Chelsea are pushing to conclude a £14m deal with Augsburg for left back Abdul Baba Rahman after finally selling Filipe Luis back to Atletico Madrid. It is understood Atletico have re-signed the Brazil international for a figure close to the £16m Chelsea paid for him last summer. Luis, who..." July 21

  • Gareth Bale STILL a target as Van Gaal hints at "surprise" signing

    Daily Mirror "Old Trafford sources have confirmed the Welshman - now valued at £95m by Real Madrid - remains on the radar PLUS: Otamendi and Evans latest. Louis van Gaal will make another attempt to prise Gareth Bale away from Real Madrid, writes Steve Bates in the Sunday People. Manchester United’s Dutch..." July 19

  • Manchester United plot £22m Pedro deal as Chelsea face competition for Barcelona forward

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are plotting a £22million swoop for Barcelona forward Pedro to boost Louis van Gaal's attacking options. Van Gaal has allowed Robin van Persie and Radamel Falcao to leave United this summer, leaving his only striking options Wayne Rooney, Javier Hernandez and James..." July 18

  • Madrid manager Benitez insists Ramos is not for sale

    The Score "Recently appointed Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez maintains that star center-back Sergio Ramos will not be leaving the Bernabeu this summer, despite reports suggesting a possible transfer to Manchester United. "I spoke to him regarding his future, his ideas, and our ideas during this summer..." July 18

  • Atletico Madrid president confirms Spanish club are in talks with Chelsea over summer move for Filipe Luis

    Daily Mail "Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has revealed his club is in talks with Chelsea regarding left-back Filipe Luis' possible return to the Vicente Calderon stadium this summer. The Brazil international joined Chelsea in a £15.8million transfer last summer after four seasons at Atletico and..." July 17

  • David De Gea will only be sold to Real Madrid if Sergio Ramos joins Manchester United

    The Express "Senior United sources say the club will not be bullied by the Spanish giants into changing their hard-line stance on want-away goalkeeper De Gea. They have been irritated by the presumption in Spain that Real could just hand pick De Gea, even though he was still under contract at Old..." July 17

  • Arsene Wenger denies Arsenal made bid for Karim Benzema

    The Score "Manager Arsene Wenger put an end to rumours suggesting Arsenal approached Real Madrid about a possible transfer for striker Karim Benzema. Wenger confirmed the club did not submit a £40-million offer for the French striker, referring to a report from The Sun. The story also implied the..." July 17

  • Real Madrid agree on deal to sign Espanyol keeper Kiko Casilla

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid have agreed to a deal to sign Espanyol goalkeeper Kiko Casilla. Casilla, who came through the youth ranks at Real, is returning to the Bernabeu in a €6 million transfer eight years after leaving Los Blancos to join Espanyol. The 28-year-old is set to sign a five-year..." July 17

  • Tottenham in transfer talks to offload £26m flop Roberto Soldado to Sevilla

    Daily Mirror "Tottenham are in talks to sell Roberto Soldado to Spanish club Sevilla. Spurs chairman Daniel Levy wants £11million for the striker, who has scored just seven Premier League goals - three of them penalties - since arriving from Valencia in 2013 for £26m. Europa League holders Sevilla - who..." July 16

  • Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez will get Manchester United chance - Van Gaal

    ESPN FC "Javier Hernandez will be given a chance to resurrect his Manchester United career after Louis van Gaal said there is a place in the squad for the striker this season. The Mexican has only made two competitive appearances under the Dutchman, and was loaned out to Real Madrid last season before..." July 16

  • Nicolas Otamendi’s agent ‘flies out to seal Manchester United transfer’

    Metro "United have been chasing Valencia centre back Otamendi for the last three transfer windows but despite reports saying personal terms have been agreed, no fee has ever been sorted. However, with the news that Otamendi has apparently gone on strike to force a move to Old Trafford, AS says the..." July 15

  • Manchester United make 'new €45million Sergio Ramos bid' as Real Madrid hold out for €90million

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United have reportedly made a fresh €45million bid for Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, as they continue their efforts to land the Spain centre-back. They will have a fight on their hands if they want to land their number one defensive target though, as Spanish publication AS..." July 15

  • Stoke sign Moha El Ouriachi from Barcelona

    ESPN FC "Stoke have announced the signing of winger Moha El Ouriachi from Barcelona for an undisclosed fee. El Ouriachi, who has represented Spain at youth level and has been called up by Morocco's under-23 squad, could make his first appearance in the Potters' Asia Trophy game against Everton in..." July 15

  • Chelsea to sign £22m Arsenal and Liverpool target Pedro next week

    The Express "Pedro's future at the Nou Camp is in doubt as he battles for a place in Luis Enrique's side. Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar are all ahead of the 27-year-old in the Barcelona pecking order. And the Daily Star report Chelsea will seal a £22million deal for Pedro after Barcelona's..." July 15

  • Real Sociedad agree Diego Reyes loan deal with Porto

    ESPN FC "Real Sociedad have reached a preliminary agreement with Porto to bring in Mexican defender Diego Reyes on loan for the 2015-16 campaign. The 22-year-old, who broke into Porto's fist team in July 2013 and has made 23 appearances for the Dragoes since, will join the Basque outfit next..." July 14

  • Liverpool bid £22million bid for Real Madrid winger Denis Cheryshev

    Daily Mirror "The Russian winger has spent the last two seasons on loan at Villarreal and Sevilla and would leave Jordan Ibe free to make another loan move. Real Madrid are considering a £22m offer from Liverpool for winger Denis Cheryshev, writes Neil Moxley for the Sunday People. Rafael Benitez has..." July 12

  • Manchester United approached by Sevilla over £8m-rated target Javier Hernandez

    Daily Mail "Sevilla have enquired about Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez. The Mexico striker is also a target for West Ham and Orlando among others but is out for four weeks with a broken collarbone. United want around £8million for Hernandez who has one year left on contract. Sevilla..." July 10

  • Iker Casillas set to leave Real Madrid, join Porto, as path cleared for David de Gea

    Pro Soccer Talk "After 25-years, Iker Casillas is leaving Real Madrid. The 34-year-old goalkeeper, who has won every major trophy with his hometown team as well as captaining Spain to its first-ever World Cup title and two European Championships, has agreed to sign for FC Porto. Casillas’ powers have been..." July 09

  • Real Madrid expect David De Gea transfer to drag into final days of the transfer window

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid expect David De Gea's protracted move from Manchester United to rumble on into the "final days of the summer transfer window," according to reports in Spain. The 24-year-old keeper has been a long-term target of the Bernabeu club and is widely expected to sign on the dotted line..." July 09

  • Mehdi Benatia fuels Bayern exit talk by claiming everybody "dreams" of playing for Real Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Bayern Munich defender Mehdi Benatia has fuelled speculation that he could be on his way out of the club after just one season with the Bundesliga giants. The defender made just 24 appearances for Pep Guardiola's side last season following his big money move from Italian side Roma. Benatia..." July 08

  • Manchester United have huge £99m Gareth Bale bid rejected by Real Madrid

    Daily Star "According to stunning reports in Spanish press Cope, United tabled a staggering offer but it has been bluntly turned down by the La Liga giants. United are looking at several potential targets this summer, with boss Louis van Gaal known to be keen on Bale. The 25-year-old superstar was on..." July 08

  • Gunners 'begin talks' to sign Barcelona winger Pedro

    The Independent "Arsenal have made initial contact with Pedro's representatives over a move for the Barcelona winger, according to reports in Spain. Reports claim that the Gunners are closely monitoring the 27-year-old, who scored six league goals for Barca last season in their La Liga-winning..." July 06

  • Iker Casillas subject of Porto offer to Real Madrid - report

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid have received a written offer from Porto for goalkeeper Iker Casillas, according to Spanish TV station TVE. TVE reported on Monday that the Portuguese giants, coached by former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Julen Lopetegui, are keen to acquire the 34-year-old and are 99 percent..." July 06

  • Barcelona officially announce signing of Arda Turan

    Pro Soccer Talk "There was much speculation as to where Arda Turan would end up next season, and now he has put that speculation to rest. The Turkish international will be staying in La Liga, joining European champions Barcelona after spending four seasons with Atletico Madrid. Turan was linked with a..." July 06

  • Arsenal ‘making efforts to sign Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema, Arsene Wenger wants transfer done’

    Metro "Benzema’s future is said to be ‘up in the air’ at Madrid with new manager Rafael Benitez planning to use Cristiano Ronaldo as the club’s main striker next season. A host of top teams have since been alerted to Benzema’s availability, and now Spanish newspaper AS says Arsenal are making efforts..." July 05