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With Silva and Odegaard deals done, Real Madrid ready to sort out future of Asier 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 manager Carlo Ancelotti’s starting eleven and has been heavily linked […]

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

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. Officials at the Spanish club feel it is too soon […]

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

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 Year: Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel […]

Juventus Officials Giving Mixed Signals Regarding Interest In Mario 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 Times has reported that Allegri has expressed a desire to sign […]

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

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 Enrique is fractured and has disintegrated beyond repair. Those reports were […]

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

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 Simeone has stated that the 30-year-old forward is not in […]

5 Possible Replacements For Steven Gerrard at Liverpool

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers faces a challenge none of his predecessors have had to even consider – replacing Steven Gerrard. Gerrard's departure at the end of the season will leave a hole at Anfield in terms of midfield dynamism and leadership. It will be an opportunity for players such as […]

Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher Discuss Premier League Team Of The Season So Far [VIDEO]

Earlier tonight, Sky Sports Monday Night Football pundits Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher discussed their selections for the Premier League Team of the Season so far. The former Manchester United and Liverpool defenders agreed on nine of the eleven players in the team, with their only differences coming at centre-back and midfielder. […]

Lukas Podolski Nearing Arsenal Exit As Inter Milan Target The German Striker

Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski is on the verge of a switch to Inter Milan, according to various reports emanating from Italy. The German international has made 13 appearances for the Gunners in all competitions this season – but only two of those have been starts. Podolski has yet to feature […]

Sami Khedira Wants To Renew Real Madrid Contract And Will Fight For His Position

Midfielder Sami Khedira has been the odd-man out at Real Madrid in recent times. The German international has been plagued with injuries since last season and has seen his relationship with officials at the Spanish club all but dissolved. The 27-year-old is out of contract at Real Madrid this summer and reports […]

Analyzing The 10th Edition of The AFF Suzuki Cup

The 10th edition of the biennial AFF Suzuki Cup has come to a close and the tournament delivered a final to remember. To say that the tussle between Malaysia and Thailand delivered thrills, spills and no little entertainment would be quite the understatement. A keenly contested final swung from one extreme […]

Antoine Griezmann Shines During Volatile Match At The New San Mames

Atletico Madrid winger Antoine Griezmann scored a hat-trick and propelled Diego Simeone’s side to a 4-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao during a volatile match at the new San Mames on Sunday. Those who witnessed the La Liga contest will testify that it was one of the more compelling, hard-fought games […]

AFF Suzuki Cup – The Other Side of the Soccer World

The Premier League’s December program is starting to click into full gear and plenty of eyes in South East Asia will be looking on the games with the usual fanatical interest. Football is huge in South East Asia, from Vietnam to Indonesia the appetite for the game is insatiable. Walk […]

Everton Manager Roberto Martinez Wary of Improving QPR

Roberto Martinez thinks timing is not in Everton's favour ahead of Monday's Premier League clash with QPR. Rangers have won two of their last three games, beating fellow strugglers Leicester and Burnley to climb out of the relegation zone. QPR's leading scorer Charlie Austin is suspended following his dismissal against […]

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