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Archives: Real Madrid

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti refuses to be drawn into ‘Isco or James’ debate

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has refused to be drawn into the growing debate over who should feature in his starting eleven, Isco or James Rodriguez. During the absence of Luka Modric, Isco performed well-above expectations and endeared himself to … Continue reading

Javier Hernandez is a transfer target for Orlando City, says report

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah

Manchester United’s 26-year-old striker Javier Hernandez, currently on loan at Real Madrid, has attracted interest from MLS outfit Orlando City according to the Daily Mail.  The 26-year-old has been left frustrated by his lack of game time this season but … Continue reading

James Rodriguez believes Real Madrid are ready for the final run

Posted on by Peter Quinn

James Rodriguez returned to action on Sunday after being sidelined for two months with a broken foot. The Colombian midfielder started and assisted two goals – his tenth and eleventh of the campaign - while playing just over sixty minutes during his side’s 9-1 win over … Continue reading

Real Madrid defend rotation policy and call for unity following 9-1 win

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti defended his rotation policy and called for continued fan support following his side’s 9-1 demolition of Granada earlier today. Cristiano Ronaldo scored five goals, including a first-half hat-trick. Striker Karim Benzema added a brace of his … Continue reading

James Rodriguez set to start for Real Madrid against Granada on Sunday

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez is set to return to Carlo Ancelotti’s starting eleven against Granada on Sunday. The Colombia international has been sidelined since February after having surgery on his broken right foot. He resumed training on March 24 … Continue reading

Xabi Alonso admits playing for Pep Guardiola was pivotal in summer move

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso has admitted the opportunity to work under Pep Guardiola was pivotal in his decision to leave Real Madrid last summer. After winning the club’s tenth European title, Alonso stunned Real Madrid supporters when it was learned the … Continue reading

Alvaro Arbeloa doesn’t understand witch hunt against Gareth Bale

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Alvaro Arbeloa has come to the defense of his Real Madrid teammate Gareth Bale by saying he doesn’t understand why the media and fans have continued their “witch hunt” against the Welshmen. Since Bale’s arrival in September 2013, Real Madrid supporters and … Continue reading

Real Madrid defender Pepe sidelined for three games with muscle injury

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid have confirmed that Pepe will be sidelined for three games with a muscle injury in his right thigh. The setback will see the defender miss the club’s upcoming league fixtures against Granada, Rayo Vallecano and Eibar. Real Madrid … Continue reading

Mexico striker Chicharito admits he’s frustrated at Real Madrid

Posted on by PA Sport

Javier Hernandez has voiced his disappointment over a lack of playing time at Real Madrid. The Mexico international, nicknamed Chicharito, joined the European champions last summer on a season-long loan from Manchester United and has made just one Primera Division … Continue reading

Zinedine Zidane says he would coach Real Madrid if offered the job

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Zinedine Zidane says he would coach Real Madrid if he was offered the job. However, the former France international went on to say the club already has a manager in charge who is doing a good job. In recent weeks, Zidane … Continue reading

River Plate goalkeeper Augusto Batalla edging closer to Real Madrid move

Posted on by Peter Quinn

River Plate goalkeeper Augusto Batalla is edging closer to a move to Real Madrid, according to the Argentine club’s president. Batalla, a member of Argentina’s under-2o side, was the subject of an approach from Real Madrid during the dying hours of the … Continue reading

Scotland’s 19-year-old Real Madrid footballer Jack Harper at center of controversy

Posted on by Thariq Amir
Jack Harper

It’s easy to feel a measure of sympathy for Jack Harper, the Spanish-born Scotland footballer currently on the books at Real Madrid.  Through no fault of his own, the 19-year has set off a debate in Scottish soccer that has seen the … Continue reading

Toni Kroos says Spanish media changes direction like a flag in the wind

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has compared the Spanish press to a flag that changes direction as the wind blows. This season, Kroos and his teammates have reached magnificent heights in Madrid, winning 22-straight matches in all competitions while taking … Continue reading

Pepe set to sign contract extension with Real Madrid until June 2018

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Pepe is set to sign a contract extension with Real Madrid until June 2018, according to a report from the Spanish newspaper AS. The Portuguese defender has been in talks with the club for several months, with earlier reports believing … Continue reading

Zinedine Zidane praises Bayern Munich during 3-day visit [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Former World Cup winner and current Real Madrid Castilla head coach Zinedine Zidane has taken time during the international break to visit Bayern Munich and has praised the organization and family atmosphere at the German club. The legendary player was among … Continue reading

Pepe Reina urges David de Gea to stay at Manchester United

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Pepe Reina has urged David de Gea to ignore interest from Real Madrid and remain at Manchester United. De Gea has been the subject of transfer speculation with his contract set to expire in June 2016. During an … Continue reading

Real Madrid have held talks with Bayern Munich defender David Alaba, says report

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid have held transfer talks with the agent of Bayern Munich defender David Alaba, according to the Spanish newspaper Marca. George Alaba, the player’s representative and father, held a meeting in Vienna with various Real Madrid officials to discuss … Continue reading

Sami Khedira confirms he will leave Real Madrid in the summer

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Sami Khedira has confirmed he will leave Real Madrid at the end of the season when his five-year contract with the club comes to an end. The announcement will come as no surprise for those who have followed the player’s saga … Continue reading