Real Madrid Rumors & News

  • Arsenal set to land Real Madrid veteran Iker Casillas with five-year contract worth £7m

    The Express "Reports from Spanish newspaper Sport, claim Arsenal have offered the 33-year-old international a five-year deal worth £1.4m per-year. Though the reports mention nothing of a transfer fee, it is believed Madrid would be willing to do business for around £4m. Casillas still has three-years..." July 25

  • Arsenal close on Iker Casillas transfer after offering him £100,000-a-week deal

    Metro "Arsenal are said to be close to signing Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas after ‘making him an offer that he can’t refuse’. Casillas has been heavily linked with a switch to the Gunners in the last few months and reports emerged yesterday that the club had made an offer to sign him. And..." July 24

  • Sami Khedira ‘still hopeful’ of Arsenal transfer as Lukas Podolski urges him to join

    Metro "Sami Khedira is still hopeful of sealing a move to Arsenal this summer despite suggestions that the Gunners have given up trying to sign him. Khedira looked all but certain to move to the Emirates Stadium two weeks ago when his agent held talks with the Gunners over a transfer. However, the..." July 24

  • James Rodriguez: Real Madrid must sign Radamel Falcao

    The Telegraph "James Rodriguez believes his Colombia team-mate Radamel Falcao would be a huge success if he decided to follow him to Real Madrid. Rodriguez on Tuesday signed a six-year contract with European champions Real after Monaco accepted a reported €80 million (£63m) transfer fee that, if accurate,..." July 23

  • New twist in Man Utd's Angel Di Maria chase as PSG offer Real Madrid cunning loan deal

    The Express "The Parisian side have already fended-off interest from the 13 time Premier League champions, and will now be forced to overcome Fifa's stringent financial rules. Laurent Blanc's side were hit with a £20m fine for breaching sanctions last season, and face a more severe punishment if they..." July 22

  • Liverpool enquire about Isco as James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos sign for Real Madrid

    Daily Star "Isco made 46 appearances and scored 11 goals for Real last term, but with Madrid's two high-profile signings this summer the Spaniard's game time looks limited. And with plenty of money to spend, Liverpool have reportedly made an enquiry into Isco's availability as Brendan Rodgers continues to..." July 21

  • James Rodriguez arrives in Madrid as £63million switch to Real draws close to completion

    Daily Mirror "James Rodriguez has arrived in Madrid as his impeding switch to Real draws closer. The Colombian - who plays his club football with Monaco - enjoyed a stunning World Cup, ending the tournament as top scorer with six goals. Since then, he has been linked with a big money move to the..." July 20

  • Juventus sign Alvaro Morata for €20m

    ESPN FC "Juventus have announced the signing of Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid for 20 million euros. On Friday, Morata flew to Turin to undergo a medical with the Serie A champions ahead of penning a five-year contract on Saturday. Juventus will pay 20 million euros to Real over a period of three..." July 20

  • Real Madrid ‘eye up move’ for Manchester City’s Alvaro Negredo as replacement for Alvaro Morata

    Metro "The Spanish giants are on the verge of selling their youth product, Morata, to the Italian champions and have been looking for players who could replace the 21-year-old at the Santiago Bernabeu outfit next term. And according to Spanish website,, Los Blancos believe Negredo would..." July 19

  • Cristiano Ronaldo's mum claims she tried to abort him while she was pregnant

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo’s mum has admitted she tried to abort the footballer when she was pregnant, according to reports. In an autobiography released in Portugal on Friday, Dolores Aveiro claims her doctor refused to go through with the procedure. In desperation, she turned to home remedies of..." July 18

  • Report: Real Madrid agree $107 million deal for James Rodriguez

    Pro Soccer Talk "Reigning European Champions Real Madrid certainly aren’t messing around during the offseason. After snapping up Toni Kroos on Thursday for a reported $30 million from Bayern Munich, reports across Europe suggest that Colombian hotshot James Rodriguez is set to join Real from AS..." July 17

  • Toni Kroos joins Real Madrid from Bayern Munich for £20m

    The Guardian "Confidence is not in short supply if you are a German player these days so it was no surprise to hear Toni Kroos back his chances of forging a successful career at Real Madrid as he was announced by the reigning European champions on Thursday. After a flirtation with Manchester United at the..." July 17

  • Toni Kroos expecting to seal transfer from Bayern Munich to Real Madrid

    The Guardian "Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos is on the verge of joining Real Madrid after revealing to a Spanish newspaper he expects the move to go through “tomorrow or the day after”. Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge confirmed on Tuesday that negotiations had been opened up with the Champions..." July 16

  • Arsenal edge closer to deal for Real Madrid's Sami Khedira

    Sky Sports "Arsenal have agreed a fee with Real Madrid for midfielder Sami Khedira, according to reports in Spain. Khedira, who has been celebrating Germany’s World Cup win at the weekend, could soon be heading to the Emirates as Real are thought to have reached an agreement over the asking price of..." July 16

  • Man Utd and Chelsea miss out as Toni Kross CONFIRMS Real Madrid move

    The Express "Kroos helped Germany rule the world last night with a 1-0 extra-time victory over Argentina. And after the match Kroos ended months of speculation over his future by confirming he is off to Madrid. The 24-year-old had been linked to both Manchester United and Chelsea. " July 14

  • Chelsea eye Arsenal transfer target Sami Khedira as he demands £150k-a-week to quit Real Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea are ready to hijack Arsene Wenger’s attempt to land Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira for Arsenal. The Gunners have made enquiries about the £20million-rated Germany midfielder, who plays in Sunday's World Cup final against Argentina. However, Khedira is demanding a pay packet of..." July 12

  • Arsenal to swoop for Sami Khedira after the German REJECTS new deal at Real Madrid

    Daily Star "According to reports, Khedira, who is currently at the World Cup with Germany, has rejected a new two-year-deal with the Champions League winners. Spanish newspaper El Confidencial claim that Khedira rejected the opportunity to extend his stay at the Bernabeu earlier today and has told Madrid..." July 11

  • Liverpool ‘want £40million Karim Benzema as Luis Suarez replacement’

    Metro "Liverpool are weighing up a move for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema as they plan for life after star striker Luis Suarez. Reds manager Brendan Rodgers is weighing up his options after accepting Barcelona’s bid for the Uruguay ace, who is now undertaking a medical with the Catalan..." July 10

  • Sami Khedira pushing for Arsenal transfer after rejecting Real Madrid offer

    Daily Mirror "Sami Khedira is pushing for a move to Arsenal, according to reports in Spain. The German international is reported to have rejected a contract offer from Real Madrid. Furthermore, they indicate the 27-year-old is keen to swap Madrid for north London and join compatriots Mesut Ozil and Per..." July 10

  • Manchester United ‘in advanced transfer talks to sign Angel Di Maria and Mats Hummels for £75million’

    Metro "Manchester United are reportedly in advanced talks to sign Angel Di Maria and Mats Hummels as part of a stunning £75million double deal. United have ramped up their transfer activity in the last two weeks, with new manager Louis van Gaal directing operations despite being at the World Cup in..." July 09

  • James Rodriguez closer to £40m move to Real Madrid but Spanish giants want to sell Angel Di Maria first

    Daily Mail "James Rodriguez is set for a £40million move to Real Madrid - if the Champions League winners can offload Angel Di Maria. The Colombian playmaker has emerged as one of the stars of this summer's World Cup after his five goals in four games helped guide his side to a quarter-final against..." July 02

  • Real Madrid prepping Raheem Sterling bid as Ronaldo injury concerns grow

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid are preparing a raid on Liverpool for Raheem Sterling. The Spanish giants have identified the teenage England winger as a future world star, but were planning to wait until next summer before making a move. Sunday Mirror Sport understands, however, that the European champions are..." June 29

  • Arsenal and Man Utd target Angel Di Maria unsure over Real Madrid future

    The Express "The 26-year-old winger has been constantly linked with a big-money move after another fine season at Real Madrid, scoring 11 goals and assisting 26 to guide the club to Champions League and Copa del Rey glory. Arsenal and Manchester United are understood to be keeping a close eye on his..." June 24

  • Real Madrid plotting swoop for Liverpool's Raheem Sterling

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid are keeping tabs on Raheem Sterling - and are ready to pounce next summer. Real boss Carlo Ancelotti is a big admirer of the Liverpool teenager and will monitor his progress in the next 12 months. Sterling, 19, was one of the few bright spots in England's World Cup campaign and..." June 22

  • Ronaldo poised to face USA in crucial game at World Cup despite knee injury

    The Telegraph "Cristiano Ronaldo is set to ignore the ongoing pain of a knee injury to lead Portugal’s attempts to avoid World Cup elimination against USA in Manaus. Ronaldo, who has been plagued by tendinitis in his left knee since the closing weeks of La Liga with Real Madrid, was forced to play with a..." June 21

  • Xabi Alonso announces retirement from international football

    Squawka "Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso has announced his retirement from international football. Alonso played a vital role in Spain’s historic success in recent years, controlling games with his intelligent passing and excellent defensive work. The 32-year-old featured in six major tournaments in all,..." June 21

  • Real Madrid to offer £30million plus Alvaro Morata for Luis Suarez

    Metro "Real Madrid are reportedly planning to offer Liverpool striker Alvaro Morata and £30million in a bid to land Luis Suarez this summer. Suarez has emerged as Madrid’s number one transfer target this summer, with the club previously planning to make a move for him after he returns from the World..." June 21

  • Real Madrid tracking Raheem Sterling as Angel Di Maria replacement?

    Daily Mirror "Brendan Rodgers will know the importance of strengthening this summer as his side re-enter the Champions League after a four-year absence. Raheem Sterling was perhaps the only bright spot from England's dismal World Cup campaign. And it appears the 19-year-old's impressive international..." June 21

  • Portugal ailing; Ronaldo wears knee brace

    ESPN FC "Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo wore a brace on his left knee and defender Bruno Alves missed training on Friday as coach Paulo Bento prepared his injury-hit squad for their crucial World Cup clash against the U.S. Ronaldo had been a doubt to face Germany in their opening Group G game, but..." June 20

  • Barcelona beat Real Madrid to £52m signing of Liverpool's Luis Suarez, claims Spanish press

    Daily Mail "Barcelona are set to beat rivals Real Madrid to the £52m signing of Luis Suarez, according to Spanish paper El Mundo Deportivo. The deposed La Liga champions plan to partner the Uruguayan striker with Lionel Messi and Neymar, with a deal reportedly close to completion. The paper report that..." June 20

  • Ronaldo warned by surgeon that he is risking his Real Madrid future by playing at the World Cup

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo was warned by his doctor that he risks threatening his career by playing on for Portugal at the World Cup. The Real Madrid superstar is struggling with a knee injury but is under pressure to lead his team into Sunday’s crucial clash with the USA after the 4-0 opening defeat to..." June 19

  • Manchester United target William Carvalho wanted by Real Madrid

    Give Me Sport "Manchester United's chase for the a star of European football could about to be ruined by Chelsea's refusal to let one of their midfielders move to La Liga. According to the Daily Express, Real Madrid's failed pursuit of a number of targets, foremost being Stamford Bridge star Ramires, as a..." June 18

  • Mourinho wants Arsenal transfer target Sami Khedira at Stamford Bridge

    Daily Star "Fresh after completing the £27m signing of Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona yesterday, Mourinho is keen to further strengthen his midfield with the addition of German ace Khedira. Mourinho brought the 27-year-old to Real in 2010 during his spell in the top job at the Bernabeu. And now he wants..." June 14

  • Spanish keeper Casillas admits poor game vs. Dutch

    ESPN FC "Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas said he had endured a bad night, but was quick to congratulate Netherlands after their 5-1 demolition of the defending champions in Brazil. Spain led through a Xavi Alonso penalty but conceded a spectacular equaliser to Robin van Persie late in the first half and..." June 14

  • Real Madrid eye Man City's Sergio Aguero after Liverpool rebuff Luis Suarez approach

    Daily Star "Real are on the hunt for another major addition this summer following last summer's world record capture of Gareth Bale. Club president Florentino Perez had earmarked Liverpool ace Luis Suarez as the Bernabeu side's top transfer target. However, Liverpool have other ideas and have brushed..." June 14

  • Report: Cristiano Ronaldo fit to play in World Cup opener "Cristiano Ronaldo is healthy (enough) and expected to start against Germany on Monday when Portugal opens its World Cup campaign, according to a report from ESPN. Ronaldo had been battling leg injuries that had kept him out of practice in recent weeks, offering speculation that he might not be..." June 11

  • Ronaldo DOESN'T WANT Liverpool's Luis Suarez at Real Madrid

    The Express "CRISTIANO RONALDO doesn't want Liverpool's Luis Suarez at Real Madrid next season if it means seeing Karim Benzema depart for Arsenal. Reports in Spain suggest that while Florentino Perez and Carlo Ancelotti both covet Suarez, Ronaldo remains less convinced. Indeed, after winning the..." June 10

  • No Ram raid! Jose Mourinho NOT willing to sell Chelsea enforcer Ramires to Real Madrid

    Daily Star "Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti was preparing to raid his former club for the 27-year-old, who he signed in 2010 during his time in charge at Stamford Bridge. Following last month's Champions League triumph over city rivals Atletico, Ancelotti told Madrid president Florentino Perez that he wanted..." June 09

  • Manchester City in for Real Madrid defender Pepe after Mangala snub

    Daily Star "Boss Manuel Pellegrini has been forced to have a major transfer rethink after first choice, Porto’s £35m-rated Eliaquim Mangala, turned his back on the English champions. City also considered switching their attention to Mehdi Benatia, 27, who has been valued at a ridiculous £50m by Roma and is..." June 08

  • Arsenal want to sign Real Madrid's Iker Casillas before end of World Cup

    Daily Mail "Arsenal want to sign Real Madrid and Spain keeper Iker Casillas before the end of the World Cup. Arsene Wenger is on the lookout for a new keeper to provide competition for Wojciech Szczesny after the departure of Lukasz Fabianski to Swansea. And Madrid-based paper AS claim that Wenger's..." June 06

  • Witch doctor claims he caused Cristiano Ronaldo’s knee injury

    Pro Soccer Talk "A Ghanian witch doctor has is claiming responsibility for the knee injury that is threatening to keep Cristiano Ronaldo out of the 2014 World Cup. Nana Kwaku Bonsam, whose name translates literally to “Devil of Wednesday”, predicted last December that he would inflict a severe injury on the..." June 05

  • Luis Suarez would find it 'very difficult' to say no to Real Madrid, admits lawyer

    Daily Mirror "Luis Suarez's lawyer claims it would be "very difficult to say no" if Real Madrid made a huge bid for the Liverpool striker. Alejandro Balbi claimed last week that Suarez is settled at Liverpool and that Real are the only club who could tempt him. Balbi says Suarez, who is battling to be fit..." June 04

  • Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti begs Karim Benzema not to join Arsenal

    Daily Star "The Gunners are interested in snapping up Benzema as they bid to bolster their strikeforce. The 26-year-old netted 24 goals this season and will lead the France line at the World Cup. Real boss Ancelotti is desperate for Benzema to stay and has reassured him he is key to his plans next..." June 04

  • Ronaldo nursing two injuries ahead of World Cup as Portugal star remains a doubt

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo's participation in the World Cup remains in doubt after Portugal issued a medical bulletin which revealed the world's best player is carrying two injuries. The Real Madrid forward is nursing a thigh strain as well as tendonitis in his left knee, according to the Portuguese..." June 04

  • Angel Di Maria hints at Real Madrid exit with Arsenal, Man City and Man Utd ready to swoop

    Daily Star "The Argentine winger played an instrumental role in last Saturday's Champions League final as Madrid clinched their 10th European crown - 'La Decima' - with a 4-1 victory over city rivals Atletico. Di Maria had been expected to leave Madrid following the world record £86m addition of Gareth..." May 30

  • Gareth Bale stars in video teaser for Real Madrid kit launch... which hints at new pink shirt for Galacticos

    Daily Mail "Gareth Bale is the star player in a new video teaser Real Madrid have released ahead of their new kit launch on Monday. The Welshman is the sole Galactico to feature in the video, which gives a strong hint that they will wear a new pink third kit next season. Bale blasts a trademark free..." May 30

  • Man City braced for £60m Sergio Aguero bid from Real Madrid

    Daily Star "The Champions League winners have now cemented Aguero at the top of their summer shopping list. Real boss Carlo Ancelotti was planning to lure Liverpool star Suarez to the Bernabeu, but has privately been forced to accept the Uruguayan won't leave Anfield. Instead, Real bosses are understood..." May 29

  • Arsenal, Manchester United and City target Angel Di Maria coy over Real Madrid future

    The Express "ANGEL DI MARIA has refused to rule out a move away from Real Madrid this summer, with Arsenal, Manchester United and City harbouring a strong interest in him. The aforementioned Premier League clubs have apparently all made concrete bids as they seek to strengthen their respective squads in the..." May 29

  • Arsenal reopen talks for striker Morata

    The Telegraph "Arsenal have reopened talks with Champions League winners Real Madrid over signing striker Alvaro Morata. Morata has been on Arsenal’s radar for some time and the Emirates club made an enquiry over the 21-year-old in January. Real are understood to be willing to negotiate on Morata, but the..." May 29

  • Ronaldo has an EXTRA BONE in his ankle discovered back in 2009

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo has an irregular extra bone in his ankle - a condition that only affects 10 per cent of the population. The discovery was made when the Real Madrid striker, who has been talismanic for the Champions League holders, received treatment on an injury five years ago. Ronaldo..." May 28