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Sergio Ramos elects to postpone shoulder surgery until after El Clasico

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has chosen to endure the pain of a shoulder injury — with the assistance of cortisone injections into the damaged area — in an effort to enhance his side’s title charge both domestically and in Europe. The 29-year-old’s shoulder problem dates back to Sept. 15, when the defender suffered […]

Long-term thinking makes Rafa Benitez the perfect fit for Real Madrid’s circus

On their back of Real Madrid’s largely uninspiring ­­1-0 UEFA Champions League victory over Paris Saint-Germain, the age-old debate between style or substance again emerged as a major point of contention among fans of the club. Back in 2006, Fabio Capello was largely criticized for his “un-Madrid” style of play, and even […]

Mourinho must regain Hazard’s trust to salvage Chelsea’s season, keep his star from Real Madrid

After being replaced by Brazilian teenager Kenedy in the 59th minute in Saturday’s 3-1 loss against Liverpool, Eden Hazard allegedly is tired of being disrespected by his manager, Jose Mourinho. The two-time Chelsea Player of the Year has struggled this campaign after being arguably one of the top five players in […]

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Neither Benitez nor Zidane can help Real Madrid while Perez is in charge

Last June was a busy month for Florentino Perez. In addition to appointing Rafa Benitez as manager to replace the sacked Carlo Ancelotti, the Real Madrid manager was also overhauling Real Madrid’s youth system. Through a process some called streamlining and others called cost-cutting, Perez disbanded Real Madrid C — […]

Bayern great Hitzfeld: Zidane’s appointment at Real Madrid ‘is madness’

Real Madrid’s decision to appoint Zinedine Zidane as their new coach is described as “madness” by former Bayern Munich boss Ottmar Hitzfeld in an interview with Swiss daily Blick. “For him (Zidane) it is like winning the lottery jackpot. It is madness,” said the 66-year-old Hitzfeld, who ended a stellar […]