Everything Lionel Messi has said about Cristiano Ronaldo amid Barcelona chief’s approach

Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo is one of football’s long-standing rivalries. Fans have debated for over a decade as to who the greater player is as both individuals have continued to reach unthinkable goalscoring numbers each year. Messi and Ronaldo have never lined up on the same team before, though this could soon change if … Read more

Arsenal transfer round-up: James Maddison made ‘main target’ as Andre Onana boost received

A disappointing season in the Premier League meant that Arsenal were expected to be active participants in the summer transfer window. They have lived up to that expectation so far, with the window less than 10 days old, with links to a number of moves. An attacking midfielder is high up on the shopping list, … Read more

Gareth Bale issues telling Carlo Ancelotti response amid retirement claims

Gareth Bale offered a less than convincing response to Carlo Ancelotti claiming he has a future at Real Madrid. The Welshman sparked wild speculation at the end of the season when he admitted the decision on his future would cause “chaos”. That led to some believing the 31-year-old could call time on his career following … Read more

The candidates who could replace Carlo Ancelotti at Everton as manager leaves for Real Madrid

Moshiri backed Ancelotti with high-profile transfers, including shifting from his favoured transfer policy by signing players like James Rodriguez and Allan, both in their late 20s when joining last summer. Ancelotti’s exit is bound to raise questions about his highest-profile recruit – Rodriguez – who made it clear last summer he chose Everton partially because … Read more

Zinedine Zidane hits out at Real Madrid chiefs after exit and claims club ‘lost faith in me’

Zinedine Zidane has delivered an explosive parting shot at Real Madrid, accusing the club’s hierarchy of losing faith in him. In an open letter to fans, in which the Frenchman suggests he is ready for new coaching challenges, Zidane also cited media leaks in explaining the abrupt end to his second spell managing the club. … Read more

5 candidates to replace Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid boss quits Bernabeu again

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is leaving his role for the second time in the space of three years following on from a trophyless season. Madrid missed out on the league title in Spain to rivals Atletico Madrid on the final day of the campaign and also lost out in the Champions League semi-final against … Read more

Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium catches fire amid ongoing renovation works

Real Madrid’s iconic Santiago Bernabeu stadium caught fire on Wednesday night. According to the local fire department, a piece of insulation material caught fire, leading to smoke billowing out from the top of the stadium and across the surrounding area. Construction workers working on the reconstruction project duly put it out themselves and it had … Read more

Jose Mourinho targets Eden Hazard transfer but will need favour from Real Madrid

Jose Mourinho was appointed as the new Roma boss earlier this month and he is reportedly plotting a summer reunion with Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard. The Portuguese boss coached the star during his second stint at Stamford Bridge between 2013 and 2015, with an audacious swoop now being lined up this summer. The Belgian … Read more

Zinedine Zidane set for showdown talks with Real Madrid board after La Liga failure

Zinedine Zidane has confirmed he will hold showdown talks with his Real Madrid bosses after the club surrendered the La Liga title to local rivals Atletico Madrid. The Los Blancos were second going into the final day of the season and eventually beaten to the crown as Atleti came from behind to beat Real Valladolid … Read more

Arsenal transfer round-up: Martin Odegaard discusses future as midfielder is targeted

We may be three weeks out from the summer transfer window but talk is already hotting up across the Premier League. Whilst most of the attention since Monday night has been focussed on Spurs and their striker Harry Kane, just down the road in north Londo rivals Arsenal are also busy behind the scenes. With … Read more