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Jorge Mendes says David de Gea will stay at Manchester United

Posted on by Peter Quinn
DeGea

David de Gea is set to stay with Manchester United next season, according to the player’s agent Jorge Mendes. “He has one year left on his contract and I think that he will stay in Manchester,” Mendes said during an … Continue reading

Barcelona president named in tax fraud probe regarding Neymar signing

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Bartomeu

Earlier today, Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu was named a suspect in a tax fraud probe regarding the signing of Brazilian striker Neymar. A national court judge accepted the request of a state prosecutor to include Bartomeu in the ongoing investigation … Continue reading

Jorge Mendes believes clubs would pay £300 million for Cristiano Ronaldo [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Mendes

During an interview with BBC News, super agent Jorge Mendes said he believes if Real Madrid were to decide to sell Cristiano Ronaldo, today, for £300 million, there would be clubs willing to pay the fee. Mendes also reiterated that although Ronaldo … Continue reading

Injury blow for David Moyes as Carlos Vela ruled out for two months

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Vela

Real Sociedad coach David Moyes has been struck with a major injury blow as striker Carlos Vela has been ruled out for eight weeks. The Mexico international twisted his knee during Saturday’s 4-1 defeat to Real Madrid and was operated on … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid consider reporting PSG to FIFA for contacting Diego Simeone

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SimeonePSG

Atletico Madrid are considering reporting Paris Saint-Germain to FIFA for contacting manager Diego Simeone regarding a possible switch to the French club. Simeone has been in charge of Atletico for just over three years, and during that time he has engineered one … Continue reading

Lucas Silva and Martin Odegaard left out of respective squads for Real Madrid

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Real Madrid Training Session

Real Madrid fans have been made to wait a little longer to see the club’s latest high-profile January signings. During his pre-match press conference on Friday, manager Carlo Ancelotti commented on the possibility of midfielder Lucas Silva making his debut … Continue reading

Martin Odegaard trains with first team ahead of Real Madrid Castilla debut

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OdegaardTraining

Norwegian wonderkid Martin Odegaard took part in his first training session with Real Madrid’s first team on Thursday. The Norway international chose Madrid over a host of big named suitors because he believed the ten-time champions of Europe were the best … Continue reading

Manchester United nearing deal for Dynamo Kiev defender Aleksandar Dragovic, say reports

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FUSSBALL - EL, Rapid vs Kiew, Vorberichte, Training

Manchester United are nearing a deal for Dynamo Kiev centre-back Aleksandar Dragovic, according to various news outlets. On Friday, rumors went into overdrive after The Guardian reported that United were considering making an offer of £13 million for the 23-year-old Austrian defender. … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo shown a straight red card shortly before Real Madrid victory

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RonaldoSwipe

Cristiano Ronaldo was shown a straight red card only minutes before Gareth Bale slotted home a match-winning penalty against Cordoba today. The three-time Ballon d’Or winner had endured a frustrating day and clearly lost his composure in the 82nd minute of … Continue reading

Villarreal head coach confirms negotiations between Gabriel Paulista and Arsenal

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Paulista

Villarreal head coach Marcelino has confirmed that negotiations between defender Gabriel Paulista and Arsenal are currently underway. The centre-back has been left out of the club’s lineup for today’s match against Levante, further fueling speculation that the 24-year-old Brazilian is about … Continue reading

With Silva and Odegaard deals done, Real Madrid ready to sort out future of Asier Illarramendi

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Illarramendi

Now that Real Madrid have completed the signings of Martin Odegaard from Stromsgodset and Lucas Silva from Cruzeiro, the club’s next step is sorting out the future of reserve midfielder Asier Illarramendi. The 24-year-old has found it difficult to crack … Continue reading

Martin Odegaard likely to debut for Real Madrid Castilla on February 1st

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OdegaardRMFC

Norway international Martin Odegaard will not be making his debut for Real Madrid Castilla this weekend. Coach Zinedine Zidane has not named the 16-year-old prodigy in his squad for the local derby against Fuenlabrada at the Estadio Alfredo di Stefano. … Continue reading

Real Madrid announce signing of Norwegian wonderkid Martin Odegaard

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Odegaard

Real Madrid have officially announced the signing of Norwegian teenager Martin Odegaard. The 16-year-old attacking midfielder is one of the most sought-after talents in the sport and over the past six months had been the VIP guest of numerous European … Continue reading

Chinese businessman Wang Jianlin now owns 20% stake in Atletico Madrid

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AtleticoInvestment

What has been rumored for the past few days has come to fruition. Chinese businessman Wang Jianlin, owner of the Dalian Wanda Group, now owns 20% of Atletico Madrid shares after investing a reported 45 million euros (£35 million) in … Continue reading

France Football Prepares Three Ballon d’Or Covers Ahead Of Today’s Announcement

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FranceFootball

France Football magazine has prepared three possible front covers ahead of today’s 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or ceremony in Zurich which is scheduled to begin at 20:00 CET (2:00pm EST). Each cover features the three nominees for World Player of the … Continue reading

Juventus Officials Giving Mixed Signals Regarding Interest In Mario Balotelli

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Balotelli

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed his interest in Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli, but the club’s general manager Giuseppe Marotta has declared that the controversial forward is not a player the Italian champions are willing to buy. The English newspaper The … Continue reading

Chelsea Contact Messi’s Father Amid Growing Concerns Of His Son’s Happiness At Barcelona

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Messi

According to the Catalan radio station RAC1, Chelsea have contact Jorge Messi, father of Lionel Messi, to gain a better understanding of the player’s situation at Barcelona. For the past few months, speculation has grown that the relationship between Messi and manager Luis … Continue reading

Fernando Torres To Start Against Real Madrid In The Copa Del Rey

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Torres

Speaking at his pre-match press conference, Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone informed the media that he will start on-loan striker Fernando Torres against Real Madrid in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey Round of 16 first leg at the Vicente Calderon. While … Continue reading