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Soccer – Arsene Wenger next job: Real Madrid talks revealed as ex-Arsenal boss is backed for PSG post

Soccer – Arsene Wenger next job: Real Madrid talks revealed as ex-Arsenal boss is backed for PSG post

Charles Villeneuve claims the Frenchman met with the Blancos while still in charge at the Gunners and believes he still has plenty to offer Arsene Wenger held talks with Real Madrid while still in charge of Arsenal, claims former Paris Saint-Germain president Charles Villeneuve, with the Frenchman now being tipped for a role in his…

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Soccer – Real Madrid news: ‘Santiago Solari is very similar to Zinedine Zidane’ – Blancos in safe hands, says Borja Mayoral

Soccer – Real Madrid news: ‘Santiago Solari is very similar to Zinedine Zidane’ – Blancos in safe hands, says Borja Mayoral

A man currently taking in a loan spell away from the Santiago Bernabeu believes the Blancos have found the perfect manager to guide them forward Real Madrid have made the perfect managerial appointment in the eyes of Borja Mayoral, with Santiago Solari considered to be “very similar” to Zinedine Zidane. Comparisons between bosses of the…

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Soccer – Liverpool news: ‘Raphael Varane is my favourite!’ – Virgil van Dijk aims dig at Sergio Ramos

Soccer – Liverpool news: ‘Raphael Varane is my favourite!’ – Virgil van Dijk aims dig at Sergio Ramos

The Spain international is not the most liked man in the Liverpool dressing room, and the Dutchman has admitted he prefers Raphael Varane Virgil van Dijk has weighed in on Liverpool team-mate Dejan Lovren’s feud with Sergio Ramos, describing the Real Madrid captain as “not my type of defender”. Lovren mocked Ramos in the lead…

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Soccer – Ballon d’Or: Hazard says he does not deserve Ballon d’Or, backs Mbappe

Soccer – Ballon d’Or: Hazard says he does not deserve Ballon d’Or, backs Mbappe

The Chelsea star insists that the PSG youngster should be at the front of the queue for the award after winning the World Cup Chelsea and Belgium star Eden Hazard has dismissed the idea he deserves to win this year’s Ballon d’Or and has backed France attacker Kylian Mbappe to claim the prize. The race…

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Soccer – Real Madrid: Is wonderkid Vinicius Jr ready for Galactico limelight?

Soccer – Real Madrid: Is wonderkid Vinicius Jr ready for Galactico limelight?

The Brazilian has seen his participation in the first team increase since Santiago Solari’s arrival, but finding a regular spot is still a challenge After the storm of Julen Lopetegui’s brief, turbulent reign, something approaching calm has returned to the halls of Santiago Bernabeu. Thrown in at the deep end with form and morale at rock-bottom, Santiago…

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Soccer – Real Madrid transfer news: Who is Exequiel Palacios? River Plate’s ‘womanising wonderkid wanted by Los Blancos

Soccer – Real Madrid transfer news: Who is Exequiel Palacios? River Plate’s ‘womanising wonderkid wanted by Los Blancos

The River youngster hit the gossip columns in August due to his multiple relationships, but it is his on-field abilities that have caught Madrid’s eye Having burst onto the scene as part of a swashbuckling River Plate side that is fighting for Copa Libertadores glory, Exequiel Palacios is not short of admirers. Real Madrid are…

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Soccer – Santiago Solari: The right man at the right time for Real Madrid

Soccer – Santiago Solari: The right man at the right time for Real Madrid

Antonio Conte looked set to succeed Julen Lopetegui as coach but Santiago Solari has quickly won over the president and the players at the Bernabeu Whether by design or good fortune, the appointment of Santiago Solari as Real Madrid’s permanent coach may well turn out to be a case of perfect timing for the current…

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Soccer – Exequiel Palacios Transfer News: River Plate deny agreeing Real Madrid move for wonderkid

Soccer – Exequiel Palacios Transfer News: River Plate deny agreeing Real Madrid move for wonderkid

The Argentine club claim no deal has been reached for the 20 year old, but admit to ongoing talks with the La Liga giants River Plate have denied reports that they have agreed the sale of Exequiel Palacios to Real Madrid, while admitting talks are ongoing with the Spanish giants.  Palacios, 20, has won rave…

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Soccer – Back to Real Madrid? Injured James Rodriguez enduring a miserable season at Bayern Munich

Soccer – Back to Real Madrid? Injured James Rodriguez enduring a miserable season at Bayern Munich

It had seemed certain that Bayern Munich would exercise their option to make James Rodriguez’s loan deal permanent, but that move is now in big doubt Bayern Munich announced this week that James Rodriguez suffered a knee injury in training, and that he is expected to be absent for the next few weeks. That means…

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Soccer – Real Madrid news: Vinicius Junior hails Santiago Solari’s permanent appointment

Soccer – Real Madrid news: Vinicius Junior hails Santiago Solari’s permanent appointment

The Brazilian teenager has impressed under the Blancos coach’s guidance in the first team Talented teenager Vinicius Junior has credited Santiago Solari with providing a crucial calming presence in the formative stages of his Real Madrid career. Real appointed Solari as head coach on a permanent basis this week following a successful audition for the…

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Soccer – Injured Sergio Ramos to leave Spain squad

Soccer – Injured Sergio Ramos to leave Spain squad

Spain will be without Sergio Ramos when they face Bosnia-Herzegovina on Sunday due to an adductor injury. Sergio Ramos will not travel to Las Palmas for Spain’s friendly against Bosnia-Herzegovina after sustaining an adductor injury. The Real Madrid centre-back was in discomfort during Thursday’s 3-2 Nations League defeat again Croatia in Zagreb, a match in…

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Soccer – Real Madrid news: Marco Asensio wants to “feel more important” at club

Soccer – Real Madrid news: Marco Asensio wants to “feel more important” at club

The forward has clarified his comments from earlier this week, and has called for more responsibility within the team Marco Asensio says he needs to “feel more important” at Real Madrid, but again expressed a belief that there are others in the squad that need to lead the team. Spain forward Asensio has this season…

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Soccer – Real Madrid hero Luka Modric like a brother to me, says Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic

Soccer – Real Madrid hero Luka Modric like a brother to me, says Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic

The Croatian midfielders have developed a close bond in recent years, while the Barcelona star had a lot of praise for Sergio Busquets as well Ivan Rakitic and Luka Modric may be on the opposing sides of the Clasico divide, but the Barcelona midfielder feels nothing but brotherly love for his Real Madrid counterpart. Modric’s…

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Soccer – Barcelona news: Magical Lionel Messi no guarantee of success, says Javier Saviola

Soccer – Barcelona news: Magical Lionel Messi no guarantee of success, says Javier Saviola

The former Camp Nou star is a big admirer of his fellow Argentine but does not consider him to make the Blaugrana favourites for the Champions League Lionel Messi is “extraordinary”, Javier Saviola has told Goal, but he only offers Barcelona “an advantage” and is no guarantee of La Liga and Champions League success. The…

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Soccer – Martin Odegaard doing ‘everything’ to reach Real Madrid stardom

Soccer – Martin Odegaard doing ‘everything’ to reach Real Madrid stardom

The Norway international is on his second loan spell in the Eredivisie but believes he can still break into the first team in the Spanish capital Martin Odegaard remains determined to break into Real Madrid’s first team and sees his time on loan at Vitesse as a big step towards achieving his goal. For a…

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Soccer – Real Madrid news: ‘Gareth Bale very, very close to Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo’ – Wales star one of world’s best, says Christian Eriksen

Soccer – Real Madrid news: ‘Gareth Bale very, very close to Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo’ – Wales star one of world’s best, says Christian Eriksen

The Tottenham playmaker considers a man he is about to face in Denmark’s Nations League clash with Wales to form part of an elite group of talent Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale is one of the best in the world and “very, very close” to the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, says Christian…

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Soccer – Real Madrid news: Sergio Ramos refuses to hit back at Dejan Lovren

Soccer – Real Madrid news: Sergio Ramos refuses to hit back at Dejan Lovren

The Liverpool defender appeared to try to provoke the Spaniard in a recent interview, but the Los Blancos star is not willing to hit back Sergio Ramos is refusing to be drawn into a spat with Dejan Lovren following a jibe by the Liverpool centre-back. In an interview with Copa90, Lovren suggested Real Madrid captain…

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Soccer – ‘Modric deserved to be named world’s best player’ – Luis Figo

Soccer – ‘Modric deserved to be named world’s best player’ – Luis Figo

The midfielder helped Real Madrid win a third consecutive Champions League before then leading Croatia to the final of the World Cup in Russia Luis Figo feels that Real Madrid and Croatia ace Luka Modric is a worthy winner of this year’s Goal 50.  It was revealed on Tuesday that the midfielder had finished top…

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Soccer – Real Madrid News: Suso: Who wouldn’t want Los Blancos interest?

Soccer – Real Madrid News: Suso: Who wouldn’t want Los Blancos interest?

The Spaniard has been linked with a switch to the Bernabeu in the summer after a strong start to the season AC Milan winger Suso admits he is flattered by rumoured interest from Real Madrid. The former Liverpool forward is in glittering form for Milan, having recorded five goals and eight assists in just 15…

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Soccer – Eden Hazard transfer news: I’ll think about Chelsea future at end of season

Soccer – Eden Hazard transfer news: I’ll think about Chelsea future at end of season

The attacker will wait until the season reaches its conclusion before he considers flirting with a move to Real Madrid again Eden Hazard has reiterated that he is not thinking about leaving Chelsea at the moment, but may reconsider his stance after the season ends. The Belgian winger continues to be linked to a move…

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