Valverde to be sacked as Xavi ready for the job

Barcelona head coach Valverde to be sacked soon as Xavi has agreed to coach his former team Barcelona. Oscar Grau and Eric Abidal met with Xavi in Qatar on Friday and have stayed in the country to wait for he Al-Sadd coach's decision, which will be given at a meeting on

Benzema facing charge after losing legal fight

Benzema facing charge after losing legal fight in 'Valbuena affair' It has been confirmed that Benzema, Djibril Cisse & Co. lose latest legal fight in the Mathieu Valbuena sextape affair. The French Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Karim Benzema's appeal, with which the striker of Real Madrid hoped to bury the accusation

Dembele will be out for 10 weeks due to thigh injury

Spanish jaints Barcelona confirm Dembele will be out for 10 weeks due to thigh injury "A medical examination has confirmed that first-team player Ousmane Dembele has suffered a muscle injury to his right hamstring," a statement from the Catalan club said. "His estimated layoff time is approximately 10 weeks." Dembele will be out

Atletico Madrid monitoring Rakitic situation

Atletico Madrid monitoring Rakitic situation with lack of game time and in increasingly growing frustrated on the bench It seems clear that Ivan Rakitic is living through his last days as a Barcelona player, having slipped right down the pecking order for Ernesto Valverde, yet the Croatian midfielder could prove to

Buffon reveals what Ronaldo told him after his famous bicycle kick in 2018

Buffon reveals what Ronaldo told him after his famous bicycle kick in 2018 in the Champions League knock out stages Gianluigi Buffon has revealed the brief conversation he had with Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portuguese scored a fabulous bicycle kick in Real Madrid's 3-0 victory away at Juventus. The Italian goalkeeper

Neymar and Barcelona fail to reach agreement over loyalty bonus

The for Barcelona player Neymar and Barcelona fail to reach agreement over loyalty bonus Neymar and Barcelona failed to reach an agreement over a bonus that the Blaugrana were due to pay the Brazilian. The Paris Saint-Germain superstar travelled to Spain, but didn't turn up at the court on Friday, although

Reasons why Benzema is Real Madrid’s talisman after Ronaldo

The Reasons why Benzema is Real Madrid's talisman after Ronaldo left Real Madrid to Juventus. After finding himself a regular target for his own fans, Karim Benzema is now Real Madrid's talisman in the post-Cristiano Ronaldo era. February 2018, Gareth Bale tore up Real Madrid's left flank and played an inch-perfect cross

James finds his place at Real Madrid now

James finds his place at Real Madrid now

James finds his place at Real Madrid. From being put up to sale to becoming a 'Galactico' signing, and from being left out of the matchday squad to being one of the first names on the team sheet. James Rodriguez has had some turnaround under Zinedine Zidane in the 2019/20

Hazard admits Madrid fans are more invested than supporters at Chelsea

Hazard admits Madrid fans are more invested than supporters at Chelsea

Hazard admits Madrid fans are more invested than supporters at Chelsea Eden Hazard admits he has noticed that Real Madrid fans are more invested than supporters at his former club Chelsea. The 28-year-old Belgium forward, moved from Chelsea to Real for a reported £130m in the summer after seven years at Stamford

Messi won’t be risked and is ruled out of the Valencia match

Messi won't be risked

Messi won't be risked and is ruled out of the LA Liga match against Valencia this weekend. The wait to see Lionel Messi make his debut this season is going to take even longer than expected. The Argentine star won't appear against Valencia on Saturday as he hasn't fully recovered from