Real Madrid Rumors & News

  • Real Madrid may face Barcelona-like transfer ban over under-age deals

    The Guardian "Real Madrid could face a transfer ban, similar to the one imposed on Barcelona, after Fifa opened an investigation into the deals involving under-age players. According to reports in Spain by AS, the investigation is centred on the signing of two 12-year-olds, Manuel Godoy and Fernando Macías,..." January 27

  • Report: FIFA probes Real Madrid over transfers of young players

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid are being investigated by FIFA as it tries to determine whether the Champions League winners have followed rules relating to the transfer of young players, Spanish newspaper AS has reported. Officials at world football's governing body want to establish whether Real have breached..." January 26

  • Carlo Ancelotti crushes Arsenal hopes of completing transfer for Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi

    Metro "Illarramendi has struggled to cement his place in Ancelotti’s first team since joining Los Blancos from Real Sociedad in 2013, with reports in Spain claiming his lack of game time has resulted in Arsenal making the player an offer. Despite it being believed that Illarramendi – who has also been..." January 24

  • Norwegian teenager Martin Odegaard has completed his move to Real Madrid

    BBC "The 16-year-old midfielder signed a contract with the Champions League winners after passing a medical exam. "It's a dream come true," he said. "It is a bit unreal that I'm here at the biggest club in the world. It's huge for me, an honour." Odegaard will train with both the first team and..." January 22

  • Man United leapfrog Barcelona, Bayern as 2nd-richest club after Real Madrid

    ESPN FC "Manchester United may have had their worst season on the pitch for two decades last term, but they have reclaimed second spot in the list of the football's richest clubs and now have Real Madrid in their sights. Only the European champions stand ahead in terms of income, while Barcelona by..." January 22

  • Lucas Silva set to join Real Madrid for £11.5m as Arsenal miss out on Cruzeiro star

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid have won the race to sign Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva from Cruzeiro, according to reports in the Spanish press. The European champions, who on Wednesday announced they had reached an agreement with Stromsgodset to acquire 16-year-old Norwegian forward Martin Odegaard, are also..." January 22

  • Chelsea and Man Utd battle for £48m Real Madrid star Luka Modric

    The Express "The Blues famously failed to land the mercurial playmaker in 2011 before Madrid swooped for his signature the following year, and Jose Mourinho has made the Croatia international his first-choice midfield target ahead of next season. Chelsea already have a formidable central partnership in the..." January 21

  • Real Madrid weighing up £20m Asier Illarramendi bid to fund move for Arsenal target Lucas Silva

    Daily Mail "Despite Real Madrid not planning to enter the January transfer market, Marca say they are being tempted by a £20million offer from Athletic Bilbao for Asier Illarramendi. Selling the defensive midfielder, who has struggled to cement a place in the side since moving from Real Sociedad in July..." January 21

  • Man United slap £50m price tag on David De Gea to fend off interest from Real Madrid

    The Express "And they will attempt to persuade the Spain No1 to stay at Old Trafford by offering him a £200,000-a-week five-year contract worth about £52m. Madrid-born De Gea, 24, is happy at United but is bound to be tempted by the chance to move back home and play for Real as Iker Casillas's long-term..." January 20

  • Real Madrid ready world-record bid for Man United keeper David de Gea

    Daily Star "Real are confi dent of landing De Gea despite United’s determination to keep him. United are also understood to value their coveted keeper at £50m with the current record fee for a stopper the £33m paid by Juventus to Parma for Gianluigi Buffon 14 years ago. De Gea’s move to United from..." January 18

  • Man United plot Gareth Bale transfer from Real Madrid for David De Gea PLUS £50million

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are on the move with a complex £100million deal for the release of Real Madrid star Gareth Bale - with David de Gea heading to the Bernabeu, writes Steve Bates in the Sunday People. Real have already made it clear to United that they will pursue De Gea in the summer with the..." January 18

  • Cristiano Ronaldo and Irina Shayk call it quits

    Page Six "The world’s most beautiful couple has called it quits. Russian model Irina Shayk and Real Madrid soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo have ended their five-year relationship, Shayk’s rep confirmed exclusively to Page Six. “We can confirm Irina Shayk has ended her relationship to Cristiano Ronaldo,”..." January 17

  • Marco Reus to Real Madrid rumors picking up steam

    Pro Soccer Talk "I’m not exactly sure how Real Madrid could get much more clogged in the attacking third of the pitch, but apparently they’re trying really hard. Despite owning one of the world’s most insanely star-studded front halves, Real Madrid is heavily rumored to be closing in on Borussia Dortmund star..." January 16

  • Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid’s fans must support Gareth Bale

    Pro Soccer Talk "Cristiano Ronaldo has urged Real Madrid’s fans to get off Gareth Bale’s back. Bale, the most expensive player in the world, was heckled by Real’s fans during their 3-0 win over Espanyol on Saturday after failing to pass the ball to a wide-open Ronaldo and instead putting a shot wide of the..." January 13

  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d'Or for second straight year

    ESPN FC "Cristiano Ronaldo is officially the world's best player for the second straight year, as he received the 2014 Ballon d'Or on Monday night. The Real Madrid and Portugal forward was awarded FIFA's top individual honour over Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel..." January 12

  • Chicharito turned down MLS offer to stay in Europe

    Sporting News "Major League Soccer has recently added Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard, and is working on landing young U.S. national team standouts like Jozy Altidore and Mix Diskerud, but an ambitious plan to sign Javier Hernandez fell short. Multiple sources within MLS have confirmed to Goal USA that the..." January 12

  • Real Madrid step up £30million David De Gea chase by sounding out Man United keeper's representatives

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid are turning up the heat on David De Gea and are determined to prise him away from Old Trafford in a £30m. The Spanish giants have sounded out De Gea’s representatives and are desperate to make him the successor to Iker Casillas who is expected to leave next summer. De Gea has 18..." January 10

  • Cristiano Ronaldo could follow Steven Gerrard and move to America, says Real Madrid star's agent

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo could follow in the footsteps of David Beckham and Frank Lampard by moving to the United States, the Real Madrid star's agent has hinted. Insisting Ronaldo is the best player of all-time, Jorge Mendes suggested there is a chance the Portugal international could move to America..." January 07

  • Arsenal ‘set to bid British record transfer fee to snap up Real Madrid’s Isco’

    Metro "Arsenal are reportedly ready to offer a mammoth £64m in a bid to land Real Madrid star Isco. The Gunners are said to have earmarked the midfielder as the man to help turn their fortunes around and are prepared to make him a British record transfer in the summer window, according to the Daily..." January 07

  • Report: Raphael Varane wants out of Real Madrid for Manchester United

    Pro Soccer Talk "Such is the embarrassment of riches at Real Madrid that a player who cannot get minutes at the Bernabeu could fetch $30 million. That’s the fee thrown around for French international defender Raphael Varane, currently stuck for playing time behind Sergio Ramos and Pepe for the UEFA Champions..." January 07

  • Study: Lionel Messi worth 87 million euros more than Cristiano Ronaldo

    ESPN FC "Barcelona's Lionel Messi is the most valuable player in the world, well ahead of Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, according to a study by the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) Football Observatory. The study used an algorithm based on 1,500 fee-paying club transfers since 2009 to..." January 06

  • Martin Odegaard FLIES TO MADRID after snubbing Man United and Liverpool offers

    The Express "MARTIN ODEGAARD is on the verge of signing for Real Madrid, snubbing Premier League suitors Liverpool, Manchester United and Manchester City in the process. Norway international Odegaard, 16, has landed in Madrid and could sign papers with the Liga club as early as Wednesday..." January 06

  • Arsenal's chances of landing Sami Khedira scuppered by Newcastle

    HITC Sport "Arsenal fans have urged Arsene Wenger to bring an established central midfielder to the Emirates Stadium for the last couple of transfer windows, with Sami Khedira one of the many names linked with the North London club. The Germany international, a World Cup winner in the summer, has found..." January 06

  • Chelsea and Man Utd told they can sign Real Madrid's Varane for £20m

    The Express "Both teams are on the hunt for a new centre-back in January, and Varane has emerged as their top target. Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal are both keen to offer the Frenchman first-team football, something that he is failing to get under Carlo Ancelotti, and were plotting to launch bids this..." January 05

  • Real Madrid set to offer Pepe a new contract to ward off Manchester rivals City and United

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid defender Pepe is renowned for his occasional rush of blood to the head, but a change of attitude and an upturn in performance level along with interest from Manchester City and Manchester United could earn him a new deal with Carlo Ancelotti's side. That's according to Marca, who..." January 02

  • Gareth Bale 'very happy in Madrid' and has no intention of joining Manchester United

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has expressed his desire to stay at the club after rumours circulated that Manchester United were lining up a summer move for the Welshman. Bale won the Champions League with Los Blancos last season and has been a key figure in the side which have won their last..." January 01

  • Gareth Bale wants to stay at Real Madrid and not join Manchester United

    The Guardian "Gareth Bale has expressed his desire to stay at Real Madrid after rumours circulated that Manchester United were lining up a summer move for the Welshman. Bale won the Champions League with Real last season and has been a key figure in the Real side who have won their past 22 competitive..." December 31

  • Real Madrid sizing up Radamel Falcao move if Manchester United don’t extend loan deal

    Metro "Real Madrid are reportedly weighing up whether or not to finally make a move for striker Radamel Falcao – if Manchester United choose not to make his loan deal permanent at the end of the season. The Colombian was heavily linked with a move to the Spanish side over the summer, but eventually..." December 31

  • Gareth Bale NOT for sale claim Real Madrid, dealing Manchester United a setback in £120m hunt for Welsh forward

    Daily Mail "Manchester United's hopes of landing Gareth Bale have been dealt a blow after Real Madrid claimed they would never sell the forward. Louis van Gaal's side have been linked with a sensational £120million move for the Wales international, who has been a star for the Spanish side since joining the..." December 30

  • Real Madrid to demand David De Gea if Manchester United continue push for Gareth Bale

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid will test Manchester United’s resolve to land Gareth Bale by demanding David De Gea in part-exchange. United have earmarked £100million for Bale after losing out to Madrid in the race to sign the Welshman in the summer of 2013. And the Spanish giants are ready to hand an..." December 28

  • Petr Cech's agent CONFIRMS transfer talks with Real Madrid for Chelsea legend

    Daily Star "The Blues veteran has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge after being replaced by Thibaut Courtois as the club's No.1. A move to Premier League giants Liverpool and Arsenal has been mooted, while the likes of Roma, Atletico Madrid ad Besiktas are also understood to be monitoring..." December 26

  • Source: Real Madrid star Gareth Bale ‘accepts’ Manchester United transfer

    Metro "Gareth Bale has moved a step closer to joining Manchester United with reports in Spain suggesting he has accepted a transfer to Old Trafford. Bale has been strongly linked with a January switch to United in recent weeks, with suggestions that Real Madrid could sell him. The Welshman’s agent..." December 24

  • Louis van Gaal refuses to discuss reports Manchester United will offer £120m to bring Gareth Bale to Old Trafford

    Daily Mail "Louis van Gaal has refused to speculate on claims that Gareth Bale is subject to interest from Manchester United. Reports in Spain on Tuesday had stated that Van Gaal is willing to offer Real Madrid £120million to bring the Welshman back to the Premier League, but the United boss was vague in..." December 23

  • Liverpool ‘to make £50m transfer offer to sign Real Madrid star Karim Benzema’

    Metro "Liverpool are reportedly set to make a £50million bid for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema as they look to solve their striker problems. The Reds need to add more fire power to their ranks in the new year, with Brendan Rodgers’ side struggling for goals this term. And reports suggest..." December 19

  • Manchester United's £90million Gareth Bale bid being readied?

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are preparing a record-breaking £90million move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale, according to the Daily Star. It is believed that the Red Devils have little chance of convincing Bale to move back to the Premier League, but they are preparing to press ahead with the move..." December 18

  • Real Madrid prepared to SMASH transfer record to sign Man Utd star David de Gea

    The Express "According to Spanish reports, Carlo Ancelotti remains unconvinced with his limited goalkeeping options, and is already looking to replace the departing Iker Casillas. The Italian hopes De Gea can replicate Casillas' legendary status at the Bernabeu, and is prepared to offer big money to secure..." December 17

  • Real Madrid to SELL Man Utd target Gareth Bale in order to land Chelsea's Eden Hazard

    Daily Star "Bale, 25, has been heavily linked with a move away from the Spanish capital after reports suggested Los Blancos boss Carlo Ancelotti is unhappy with the former Tottenham star. Sources in Spain suggest Manchester United are eager to sign the Welshman and are willing to offer the European..." December 15

  • Cristiano Ronaldo buys teammates $10,000 Bulgari watches

    New York Daily News "Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has bought each of his teammates an engraved watch worth around $10,000. The gift was a celebration of Real Madrid's tenth European Cup win earlier this year, reports Eurosport.com. Each Bulgari watch is engraved with the player's name, Ronaldo's initials..." December 14

  • Real Madrid FINALISING deal to SIGN Arsenal, Man Utd and Liverpool target Marco Reus

    Daily Star "Reus, 25, has been repeatedly linked with a move away from the Westfalenstadion in recent months, and according to reports, Premier League giants Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United are eager to acquire his services. Several publications in Germany claim Arsene Wenger, Brendan Rodgers,..." December 13

  • Real Madrid plot INCREDIBLE Raheem Sterling swoop as contract talks with Liverpool stall

    Daily Star "The European champions have been monitoring the 19-year-old's progress since he broke onto the scene last season. And with Sterling reportedly poised to turn down a new deal at Anfield Carlo Ancelotti is ready to start dialogue between the two clubs." December 12

  • Real Madrid confirm James Rodriguez suffered muscle injury against Celta

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid have announced that midfielder James Rodriguez has suffered a muscle injury to his right leg. The Colombia international was hurt during the 3-0 home win over Celta Vigo on Saturday, but Bernabeu officials have not revealed how long he is expected to be sidelined for. In a..." December 08

  • Real Madrid confirm Marco Asensio signing from Real Mallorca

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of youngster Marco Asensio from Real Mallorca for an undisclosed fee. Madrid are reported to be paying around 3.7 million euros for the 18-year-old attacker, who will remain on loan at Segunda side Mallorca until the end of the current campaign. Spain..." December 05

  • Arsenal and Man United target Lucas Silva admits Real Madrid transfer would be ''dream come true''

    Daily Mirror "Arsenal and Manchester United target Lucas Silva has taken a step closer to a Real Madrid move after admitting "it would be a dream come true" to sign for the European champions. The Cruzeiro midfielder is one of South America's most wanted players after leading his side to the Brazilian..." December 04

  • Premier League clubs handed Marco Reus boost as Real Madrid 'first refusal' reports dismissed

    Daily Mirror "Premier League clubs have received a boost in their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus. Real Madrid were said to be in pole position to land Reus with reports on the continent suggesting Los Blancos had first refusal on the German. However, Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has swiftly..." December 03

  • Real Madrid star Sami Khedira discharged from hospital

    The Express "Khedira, wanted by Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United in the upcoming transfer window, suffered a blow to the head when colliding with David Garcia six minutes into Madrid's Copa del Rey clash. He was taken to hospital as a 'precautionary measure' and later discharged, with reports..." December 03

  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer named on final Ballon d'Or shortlist

    Daily Mail "Past winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are again the leading contenders for the FIFA Ballon d'Or as the world's best player. The pair, stars of Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively, have both been named on the three-man shortlist for the 2015 edition of the prestigious award along..." December 01

  • Manchester United prepare £25m Hugo Lloris bid to replace David De Gea

    The Express "Real boss Carlo Ancelotti has targeted De Gea as the long-term replacement of Iker Casillas, and is set to make a £30m bid for his services in January. Casillas is reportedly keen to leave during the winter window due to his struggle to cement his first-choice status, with both Arsenal and..." December 01

  • Real Madrid prepared to sell Karim Benzema with Man Utd, Arsenal & Liverpool lying in wait

    The Express "Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal may be capable of pulling off a significant transfer coup after learning the availability of Karim Benzema.. Spanish sources are reporting that Carlo Ancelotti is prepared to listen to offers for his coveted French international. The suggestion is..." December 01

  • Hulk reveals fear of becoming a bench-warmer is why he wouldn’t join teams like Chelsea or Real Madrid

    Metro "Brazil and Zenit St Petersburg star Hulk has revealed he didn’t join Chelsea or another of Europe’s heavyweights because of fears of being left on the bench. The 28-year-old wide forward was heavily linked with the Blues, amongst others, in the past and enjoyed a fantastic spell at Porto..." December 01

  • Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez eyes first-choice football after Real Madrid snub permanent deal

    Daily Mail "Javier Hernandez admits he needs first-team football next season. Real Madrid turned down the services ‘Chicharito’ on a permanent deal with the Mexican striker making ten appearances for the club this season on loan from Manchester United. Now the Mexican striker is focusing on delivering..." December 01

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