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Real Madrid spend obscene money on 16-year-old Vinicius Junior!

Vinicius Junior

It was announced earlier this week that Real Madrid had secured a deal for 16-year-old Brazilian prospect Vinicius Junior from Flamengo. The rumoured fee is believed to be a staggering £38.7m. That’s not a misplaced decimal point, your read correctly. Almost £40m. Read More »

Why Real Madrid may ditch Eden Hazard in favour of Marco Asensio

Recent reports emerging from Spain suggest that Real Madrid could turn their back on signing Chelsea playmaker, Eden Hazard. Spanish news outlet Diario Gol, disclosed last week that Los Blancos’ resolve is partly due to the emergence of the youngster, Marco Asensio. Read More »

What we learnt from Real Madrid’s 4-1 win at Celta Vigo.

With the chance to finally play their precious game in hand over Barcelona, Real Madrid made no mistake in continuing their push for the La Liga title. Los Blancos walked into the Balaidos with confidence and walked out with three important points. A 4-1 win means that Zinedine Zidane’s men only need 1 point from their last game to secure ... Read More »

Marlon Santos: Introducing the latest debutant at Barcelona

Marlon Santos

Marlon Santos finally earned his La Liga debut for Barcelona against Las Palmas. Though it came with a little bit of misfortune befalling other players, it was certainly a memorable one for the youngster. Read More »

Au Revoir: Three greats retiring at the end of the season

It’s normally a time of no great shakes for football fans when the season is about to conclude. The beautiful game won’t be around every weekend as it used to be, and fans have to wait almost 90 days for the leagues to explode into action again. However, this time we say goodbye to some legends. Read More »

Five games remain in the Spanish Segunda Division

When it comes to Spanish football many of us know that there is a high quality of football in La Liga. With super-teams such as Real Madrid and Barcelona dominating year in, year out, most of us forget about the rest of the Spanish teams. But one league that isn’t so much looked at is the Segunda Division.  Read More »

The relegation round-up in the major European leagues

Every year a number of teams in every league face the fate of getting relegated. For those that get relegated in the top leagues in Europe, it is even more disheartening. We’ll take a look at who has been relegated so far in the “top five leagues in Europe”. Read More »

Who should leave Real Madrid: Alvaro Morata or Karim Benzema?

Karim Benzema and Alvaro Morata are two strikers who have shown how good they can be in front of goal. While Morata is the man making all the transfer headlines due to his lack of playing time, Benzema’s inadequacies this term sparks the debate, which of the duo Los Blancos should let go in the summer? Read More »

Atletico Madrid bear weight of Lisbon and Milan against Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone

The crowds poured out of the resplendent Santiago Bernabeu after what was another memorable European night for Los Blancos. Half of Madrid was jubilant while the other departed with their heads down after being dismantled by their city rivals. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid: Fantastic in the Champions League; limping to the finish in La Liga

Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid is the team in the Champions League this year. They can also win La Liga but they're struggling domestically.

In its Champions League semifinal first leg, Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid showed why it’s been the most consistent scoring team in Europe this term. Against capital rivals Atletico, Los Blancos all but secured a place in the Cardiff final with a three-nil victory. The Madridistas are averaging three goals per match in the knockout rounds after scoring 16 in the group stages. ... Read More »

Is Marc-Andre ter Stegen the answer for Manchester City?

The problems of Manchester City have been well documented this season. Pep Guardiola’s debut campaign in the Premier League has been underwhelming. No trophies and an early exit in Europe has seen his expectations come crashing down, as the ferocious competitiveness of the league continues to cause new managers problems. Read More »

Is Tony Adams driving Granada to relegation?

Granada manager Tony Adams

When the news that Arsenal Legend Tony Adams was becoming the manager of struggling La Liga side Granada it was a complete shock to us all. Tony Adams has all his FA coaching badges after obtaining his UEFA Pro Licence in 2007 but his lack of top-flight managerial experience made his appointment questionable. Read More »

El Clasico: Team News, Statistics and Predicted Line-ups

Today we will witness greatness. Not only do we get to see the two most famous clubs in the world do battle, Real Madrid and Barcelona, we also get to see the two best players in the world go head to head. In the 233rd annual El Clasico, the two table toppers seek to gain a significant advantage in the ... Read More »

Barcelona still have chance to advance to Champions League semi-finals

This year has been an exciting year for European football. Teams like Leicester City and AS Monaco have advanced to the UCL quarter-finals, giving the tournament a new twist. One team that has always been in the Champions League Semi Finals is Barcelona, of course. Believe it or not, they still have a chance despite Juventus’ dominance at San Siro. Read More »

Should FC Barcelona still be regarded as the best club in the world?

I think we can all agree that over the last decade, FC Barcelona have been the benchmark. The Catalan giants have won absolutely everything there is to win in European football, and they deserve huge praise for their achievements. However, this season things have been a little bit different. Personally, I feel they are on a downward spiral. Read More »

Are Barcelona in crisis?

It was yet another difficult evening for Barcelona in the Champions League as they made it two embarrassing defeats in two away games, with an aggregate score of 7-0 in their games with Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus. Read More »

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