Category: Spanish Primera División

Diego Simeone remains uncertain over Fernando Torres’ Atletico future

Fernando Torres may face a decision on his future at Atletico Madrid this summer. Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone replied with a simple no when asked if he would battle to keep Fernando Torres at the club beyond the summer. Torres is out of contract in June and has scored […]

Barcelona agree deal to sign Gremio’s Arthur, 21 – sources

Arthur could be the next young Brazilian to move to Barcelona. Barcelona have reached an agreement in principle with Brazilian club Gremio to sign midfielder Arthur in a deal which could reach €40 million, sources have told ESPN Deportes’ Jordi Blanco. The 21-year-old was named the most valuable player in […]

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo rested for La Liga trip to Leganes

Though the 2017-18 season is far from over, Ross Dyer and Steve Nicol make their picks for the winners of the major title races in Europe. Stevie Nicol doesn’t believe movement is on the horizon for Toni Kroos or Christian Pulisic, but feels Alexandre Lacazette’s future with Arsenal is in […]

Thibaut Courtois happy at Chelsea but agent would talk to Real Madrid

ESPN FC’s Steve Nicol worries that Chelsea might lose Thibaut Courtois if they don’t act quickly and get him signed to a new contract. Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has again admitted to uncertainty over his future, saying he may sign a new contract to stay “for many years” but also […]

Zinedine Zidane should use La Liga to groom rebuild the confidence of Real Madrids B team

Zinedine Zidane suggests that Cristiano Ronaldo needs a break ahead of Real’s La Liga game at Leganes. Steve Nicol explains why Real Madrid’s defence remains a cause for concern despite the club’s victory at Real Betis. Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane feels his side can replicate their 3-1 first leg win […]

Marco Asensios blistering form must force Zinedine Zidane to abandon the BBC

Zinedine Zidane lauded his two wide-men, Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez, after Real Madrid came out on top in a eight-goal thriller against Real Betis. After trailing 2-1 at halftime, Marco Asensio and Real Madrid stormed back to a 5-3 win over Real Betis at the Benito Villamarin. After trailing […]

Real Madrid Zinedine Zidane positive of Marcelo Toni Kroos Luka Modric fitness

Zinedine Zidane lauded his two wide-men, Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez, after Real Madrid came out on top in a eight-goal thriller against Real Betis. After trailing 2-1 at halftime, Marco Asensio and Real Madrid stormed back to a 5-3 win over Real Betis at the Benito Villamarin. After trailing […]

Leganes vs. Real Madrid – Football Match Preview – February 21, 2018

Zinedine Zidane hopes to see Real Madrid maintain their impressive run of form when they take on Leganes in LaLiga on Wednesday.Zidane has found himself under pressure this term as last season’s champions sit fourth in the table, 17 points behind runaway leaders Barcelona.But Real have seen their form improve […]

Zidane: It’s better for Real if Ronaldo doesn’t play

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Atletico Madrid Diego Costa believes referees obsessed with him

Diego Costa was displeased with a first-half booking in Atletico Madrid’s victory against Athletic Bilbao. Atletico Madrid’s Diego Costa said he feels referees are “obsessed” with him after he was booked for angrily questioning an offside call during his side’s 2-0 La Liga win over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. Costa […]

Real Madrid’s Marco Asensio shaves friend’s header after scoring vs. Betis

Real Madrid star Marco Asensio has made good on his goal celebration during Sunday’s 5-3 La Liga win at Real Betis by shaving the head of a mate. After heading in the opening goal at the Benito Villamarin, Asensio ran his hand over his hair in a gesture that he […]

Valverde: Barca wish they didn’t have to face Chelsea

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PSG star Neymar trolled by Leganes ahead of Real Madrid fixture

La Liga club Leganes have trolled Paris Saint-Germain attacker Neymar with a typically smart poster for Wednesday evening’s hosting of Real Madrid. Neymar and PSG were in the Spanish capital last week for a Champions League round of 16 first-leg tie at the Bernabeu, which Zinedine Zidane’s side won 3-1 […]

Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo nominated for Portugal Player of the Year

Steve Nicol explains why Real Madrid’s defence remains a cause for concern despite the club’s victory at Real Betis. Zinedine Zidane lauded his two wide-men, Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez, after Real Madrid came out on top in a eight-goal thriller against Real Betis. Cristiano Ronaldo has been nominated for […]

Who will replace Philippe Coutinho for Barcelona in the Champions League?

Catch up on all the stats and storylines you need to know about ahead of one of the biggest ties of the round of 16 in the Champions League. Luis Enrique liked to rotate during his three years at Barcelona but he knew his best XI when it was mattered. […]

How using Barca’s best XI backfired for Valverde

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Injured Marcelo misses Real Madrid training a doubt to face Leganes

Zinedine Zidane lauded his two wide-men, Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez, after Real Madrid came out on top in a eight-goal thriller against Real Betis. Steve Nicol explains why Real Madrid’s defence remains a cause for concern despite the club’s victory at Real Betis. After trailing 2-1 at halftime, Marco […]

Player Power Rankings: Burley’s message to Neymar

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Zidane hails ‘excellent’ Asensio – ESPN FC

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Nicol: Zidane needs to be worried despite Real Madrid win

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