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Real Madrid have made the right call appointing Santiago Solari on a long-term basis
08:00 Saturday 17th November 2018

It seems Real Madrid can’t catch a break this season. Everything was fun and games to end 2017/18. Los Blancos claimed a third consecutive UEFA Champions League title with former Real Madrid Castilla B manager Zinedine Zidane in charge.…

Spain
Why Real Madrid need to cut Karim Benzema loose
09:00 Sunday 14th October 2018

All eyes remain on Real Madrid to witness the after-effects of Cristiano Ronaldo's departure. Fans anticipated a marquee signing to fill their former talisman's boots. But perhaps what everyone ignored was the need to replace…

Spain
Why the Real Madrid clock is already ticking on Julen Lopetegui
15:00 Tuesday 9th October 2018

Many high-ranking members in the RFEF still fault Julen Lopetegui for La Roja’s poor run at Russia 2018. After all, it can't be their fault. They fired him on the tournament's eve, but he agreed to join Real Madrid following the…

Spain
Why Mariano Diaz can become Real Madrid's new goal machine
12:00 Wednesday 26th September 2018

Real Madrid made a rather unexpected move this summer when activating the £30-million release clause to bring Mariano Diaz back to the Santiago Bernabeu. The 25-year-old was sold to Ligue 1 side Lyon 15 months ago as there was no space…

Spain
How Karim Benzema is benefiting from Ronaldo's Real Madrid exit
12:00 Wednesday 5th September 2018

Karim Benzema is a man on fire. 'He’s a different Benzema,' Monday's AS cover boldly read, accompanied with a stylish image of the Frenchman following another assured performance for Real Madrid. Yet Julen Lopetegui claims…

Spain
El Clasico won’t be fun without Ronaldo and Messi rivalry
08:00 Monday 16th July 2018

The football world was in total shock when Juventus signed Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid. The Portuguese’s exit from the Santiago Bernabeu ends a golden age of El Classico between Real Madrid and Barcelona. Ronaldo thanked Real supporters…

Premier League
Real Madrid should chase Roberto Firmino instead of Mohamed Salah
12:00 Tuesday 15th May 2018

It has taken a while but the rest of the Premier League is finally starting to give Roberto Firmino the credit he deserves. Firmino has been in stunning form this season, racking up 28 goals and eighteen assists in his transformation from a…

Champions League
Real Madrid 2-2 Bayern Munich: Die Roten fall as sloppy hosts reach final
08:00 Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Bayern Munich leave the Santiago Bernabeu cursing their luck against Real Madrid just as they did in the first leg at the Allianz Arena. Die Roten were far the better team on the night. They moved the ball quicker, created more dangerous…

Spain
Real Madrid crisis: one resolution
14:00 Friday 26th January 2018

Domestically, the 2017/18 campaign for Los Blancos can be summarised in one word: disastrous. Real Madrid find themselves in fourth place, 19 points behind their Catalan rivals. Now it's knocked out of the Copa Del Rey by minnow Leganes.…

Opinion
Is Cristiano Ronaldo finally showing his age?
09:30 Sunday 14th January 2018

It is difficult to believe the five-time and two-year-reigning Ballon d'Or winner has scored just four goals in La Liga this season. In the larger sense of the team, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has admitted he is at a…

Spain
Real Madrid fans looking at wrong end of horse
14:00 Thursday 11th January 2018

Much as elite club supporters might wish (or expect) otherwise, nothing lasts forever. The Kop faced that reality soon after a manager named Alex Ferguson came south. Manchester United fans had to swallow similar medicine when he left. Following…

Spain
Three strikers Real Madrid should sign to replace Karim Benzema
14:00 Saturday 23rd December 2017

The sale of both Morata (Chelsea) and Mariano Diaz (Lyon) in the August transfer window all seemed to point at Zidane's side being confident in capturing teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe then of Monaco. Rumor has it that failure to get assurances…

Opinion
Bayern must do all they can to keep Robert Lewandowski
13:30 Thursday 30th November 2017

When Bayern Munich signed Robert Lewandowski on a free transfer in 2014, after his Borussia Dortmund contract expired, many thought he would be the man to help the German champions continue the dominance they had in 2012/13 season. Although…

Champions League
Apoel Nicosia 0-6 Real Madrid: 3 stand-out performers
14:30 Wednesday 22nd November 2017

The UEFA Champions League reached its fifth group stage game on Tuesday. Real Madrid hit Cypriot minnows Apoel Nicosia with a resounding 6-0 scoreline. The win takes Los Blancos to within three points of Group H leaders Tottenham. Spurs also…

Spain
Karim Benzema signs new four-year deal at Real Madrid
17:06 Wednesday 20th September 2017

In 2009, French forward Karim Benzema joined Real Madrid in a transfer from Lyon. With a price tag of £25m, you could say he has been a bargain over the years. Especially with how much the market prices for players are currently. So why is…

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