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Spain
Can Reinier help Zinedine Zidane in La Liga title race?
19:00 Thursday 12th March 2020

Real Madrid continued their hunt for the next Brazilian superstar with the capture of Reinier Jesus in January. The 18-year-old joined Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo Goes who moved to the Santiago Bernabeu last summer. The latter duo has since…

Spain
Is Eden Hazard Ronaldo's heir apparent or the next Ousmane Dembele?
08:00 Wednesday 26th February 2020

Zinedine Zidane's return couldn't save Real Madrid from embarrassment last season. The Spanish giants finished third in La Liga rankings, a record 19 points behind arch-rivals Barcelona. Their defeat to Real Betis on Matchday 38…

Spain
Reinier Jesus: Who is Real Madrid's latest target?
19:01 Tuesday 7th January 2020

Long before the likes of Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City began splashing the cash to acquire the best players in the world, Real Madrid has been in the same habit. The Spanish giants are famous for it, hence the Galacticos nickname.…

Spain
What has gone wrong for Vinicius Junior at Real Madrid?
08:00 Thursday 5th December 2019

Vinicius Junior had the world at his feet before his European sojourn. Being Brazil's most-expensive teenage export after Neymar, he was tipped to follow the illustrious path of his superstar compatriot. A dip in form, managerial preferences…

Spain
Transfer policy: The root cause for Real Madrid's instability?
08:01 Friday 29th November 2019

Real Madrid spent heavily this summer if you call north of €300 million heavy. They finally managed to bring Eden Hazard to the Santiago Bernabeu. Luka Jovic joined from Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt. Brazilians Rodrygo, Eder…

Spain
2019/20 Real Madrid La Liga preview
19:01 Thursday 15th August 2019

They say enjoy your success while it lasts. Real Madrid surely did that winning three Champions Leagues on the bounce. Unfortunately for Los Blancos, as they say, it doesn't last. The Spanish giants are now on the opposite end of the…

Spain
Will Martin Odegaard ever play for Real Madrid?
12:01 Tuesday 25th June 2019

It takes more than a stroke of luck to become the youngest ever player for both Real Madrid and their national team. Martin Odegaard broke into the football scene as a rising star while filing out for Stromsgodset in his homeland. Then tagged…

International
Will Fabinho, Lucas Moura snubs come back to haunt Tite, Brazil?
08:00 Tuesday 11th June 2019

Copa America, CONMEBOL’s international football tournament, returns for its 46th edition in a matter of days, with South American giants Brazil hosting for the first time in thirty years. The home nation head into…

Spain
Equal Time: Gareth Bale is not done
09:00 Monday 27th May 2019

Sometimes a player develops an unfavourable reputation, deserved or unwarranted, that he just can’t shake. If this was Family Feud, you’d probably buzz in with ‘Paul Pogba’s lack of dedication’. Survey says……

Features
Ousmane Dembele and Vinicius Junior: the next Messi and Ronaldo?
08:00 Thursday 7th March 2019

 The rate at which young talents make names for themselves in Europe eclipses recent eras. Elite clubs continue to invest heavily in young prospects. Barcelona's reputation for doing so reaches back more than a decade to Lionel Messi,…

Spain
Is Vinicius Junior Real Madrid's long-term successor to Cristiano Ronaldo?
09:00 Tuesday 12th February 2019

A new star is born in Madrid. Vinicius Junior arrived at Real Madrid last year with a glowing reputation. This season, he’s put it into effect. The young Brazilian thrives under Santiago Solari, fitting into the Cristiano Ronaldo…

Spain
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
Is Vinicius Jr. the sign of an upcoming evolution at Real Madrid?
08:00 Monday 12th November 2018

For almost nine years, Real Madrid was synonymous with Cristiano Ronaldo. They've had many ‘galacticos’ plays for them over the years. But there has never been one as successful as him. With his departure, Real Madrid now has…

Spain
What's so special about Brazil teenager Vinicius Junior?
11:00 Wednesday 13th September 2017

Brazilian youngster, Vinicius Junior is being heralded as the next big superstar to come out of his country. We find out what's so special about this 17-year-old that made Real Madrid splurge £38m for his services. The football world was thrown…

Opinion
Real Madrid spend obscene money on 16-year-old Vinicius Junior!
13:30 Thursday 25th May 2017

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…