Real Madrid transfer news: Perez says NO to January signings, Asensio wants out, and more – 18th December 2017

A look at today’s significant transfer news, rumours and updates related to Real Madrid Real Madrid won’t sign any players in January In a rather surprising change of stance, Real Madrid President Florentino Perez has denied any possibilities of signing new players in the January transfer window, reports Marca. Perez was speaking following Real Madrid’s Club World Cup win over Gremio and he reckons that the … Continue reading Real Madrid transfer news: Perez says NO to January signings, Asensio wants out, and more – 18th December 2017

Zidane can’t explain Real Madrid’s struggles

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane hailed his side’s patience and refused to criticize his misfiring forwards after they struggled past Al Jazira 2-1 in Wednesday’s Club World Cup semifinal in Abu Dhabi. The opening 40 minutes saw Madrid take 17 shots, and have two goals disallowed, before Dubai-based Al Jazira took the lead. Even after Cristiano Ronaldo’s equalizer early in the second half Zidane’s side … Continue reading Zidane can’t explain Real Madrid’s struggles

Is the Diego Maradona statue worse than Ronaldo’s?

Critics say it looks more like Mrs Brown, Susan Boyle or Roy Hodgson What is it with statues of footballers in 2017? Earlier this year a bust of Cristiano Ronaldo was ridiculed after it was unveiled in Portugal and yesterday a new statue of Diego Maradona in India got the same treatment. Unveiled at a charity event in Kolkata, the 12ft bronze statue depicts the … Continue reading Is the Diego Maradona statue worse than Ronaldo’s?

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo dominates front pages in Spain and Portugal after fifth Ballon d’Or triumph

Cristiano Ronaldo was the dominant presence on the front of newspapers in both Portugal and Madrid as he collected a record-equalling fifth Ballon d’Or in Paris on Thursday night. The Real Madrid forward celebrated a second successive Golden Ball triumph and a fourth in five years to match the haul achieved by his Barcelona rival Lionel Messi. Unsurprisingly, the newspapers in his favoured regions lead on a picture of … Continue reading Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo dominates front pages in Spain and Portugal after fifth Ballon d’Or triumph

Transfer gossip: Messi turned down Man City, Liverpool cannot guarantee Coutinho stay, Arsenal duo to leave in January?

    Lionel Messi reportedly turned down an offer to join Manchester City on £850,000-a-week wages before signing a new deal with Barcelona. The Premier League leaders also offered the 30-year-old Argentina forward an £88m signing bonus, claim reports in Spain. Jurgen Klopp has admitted there are no guarantees Philippe Coutinho will stay at Liverpool in the January transfer window, with Barcelona still in the hunt for the Brazilian midfield maestro.  Manchester City look … Continue reading Transfer gossip: Messi turned down Man City, Liverpool cannot guarantee Coutinho stay, Arsenal duo to leave in January?

Deal done: ‘Exciting new’ formal deal officially agreed by Arsenal

Arsenal are trying as much as possible to improve both on and off the field. This has brought about a new commercial deal the club has signed with an online money payment company. Arsenal signed a new commercial partnership with WorldRemit. WorldRemit posted the new development on their website confirming that they were becoming the Official Online Money Transfer Partner of the Gunners. The deal will mean … Continue reading Deal done: ‘Exciting new’ formal deal officially agreed by Arsenal