BARCELONA FACE A HUGE TASK BOUNCING BACK

 

Luis Suarez says Barcelona are now relying on other teams to win the title race in La Liga if they are to defend the league title they won last year.


The Uruguayan forwardscored twice in Saturday’s clash against Celta Vigo but it was not enough for the defending champions who dropped points for the second time in 3 matches and has left many questioning whether the current coach has what it takes to win trophies.
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BARCA EYE REAL MADRID TEEN SENSATION

Barcelona have emerged as a serious contender for the signature of teen star Cesar Gelabert. In a twist of events the Blaugrana have now declared their interest in the highly rated academy product of their old rivals Real Madrid.

The youngster is in loggerhead with parent club Real Madrid over a long-term contract extension. The future of the player is uncertain, and Barcelona are watching the player’s contract issue with keen interest. The club is ready to make the move for the player as soon as the opportunity presents itself. (more…)

KARIUS TO RETURN TO LIVERPOOL

Besiktas have confirmed that on loan Liverpool goalkeeper will return to the club at the end of his two-year loan spell. Besiktas have unsurprisingly rejected the chance to sign the German on a permanent deal.


Karius has been with Besiktas since 2018, he left after falling down the pecking order in Anfield. He was dropped by Liverpool after a series of costly mistakes, most notably, his performance in the champions league final against Real Madrid, he was directly responsible for two avoidable goals. He dropped a ball on Benzema’s foot to score the opening goal and he also failed to deal with a routine long distance shot from Bale. He has since been replaced by Allison. The Brazilian has proven to be the final piece of Jurgen Klopps’s side, as they have since won the Champions League and they are on course to end a three decade wait for a maiden premier league title.
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JAMES RODRIGUEZ SET TO RETURN TO REAL MADRID

After sustaining an injury against Atletico Bilbao, Real Madrid attacking midfielder James Rodriguez has been on the sidelines ever since. The Colombia international missed the El Clasico as a result and is set to miss all fixtures till the end of the year.


James completed an impressive loan stint at Bayern Munich and as a result was called back to the Bernabeu. Marco Asensio’s pre-season injury knockout opened the Colombian’s way back into the starting eleven. Little did he know his own injury spell was somewhere around the corner.
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MADRID MUST BEAT LEGANES

When a football club is losing, the only way to get fans to care is by winning. A lot of folks will regurgitate mantras about sticking with “your” team no matter the result they are bringing in, about tradition, faith, hope, belief and just about every other nonsense people who should be somewhere acting like bible salesmen use in deceiving close folks and most importantly themselves

Since Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madrid, Los Blancos have morphed up into nothing but a bunch of losers. What makes it worse is that the person they thought will replace the Portuguese – Gareth Bale – or the person they thought could step into his boots and wear his shirt – Eden Hazard – have all spectacularly failed at it.
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COLEMAN BACKS BALE AT MADRID

Former Wales coach Chris Coleman has responded to claims that Gareth Bale did not immerse himself in the Real Madrid setup. Coleman revealed that the former Tottenham star speaks “perfect” Spanish, canceling out accusations in the media that the forward refused to learn the language after many years.

The 30-year old is expected to feature on Wednesday when Madrid play PSG in the Champions League. The player is mending his relationship with Zinedine Zidane as they try to work better in the Frenchman’s second tenure. Coleman addressed peculations about Bale, saying the player orders food and greets fans in Spanish.
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Real Madrid Realizes a Cheaper Pogba Alternative

Real Madrid seems to have decided on Donny van de Beek, the Ajax midfielder as the cheaper alternative to Paul Pogba, the star player of Manchester United. Zinedine Zidane, the Madrid coach is looking forward to adding a creative side as a part of his summer rebuild. This has seen the La Liga club to spend on players like Luka Jovic, Eden Hazard, and Ferland Mendy.

Even though this France international tops the wish list of Zidane, Los Blancos have failed to agree on a sum with this club of the Premier League. Manchester United is not ready to allow the twenty-six-year-old who has also been associated with a comeback at Juventus to leave United this summer and is only ready to sell him at £150 million. Real Madrid is not ready to agree to the asking price of Manchester United. There have been reports that the club is recognizing Van de Beek, the Ajax star if they fail to land Paul Pogba. The club has seen his abilities in the last season and that too, first hand as he assisted Eredivisie club to defeat Spanish giants in Champions League’s last 16.
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REAL MADRID SET FOR SUMMER CLEAROUT

Real Madrid’s defeat in the Champions League at home to Ajax came as a shock to many as the Los Blancos were among the favourites for the title. However, the defeat is expected to trigger a response from club president Florentino Perez as it is believed that this could be busy summer for the club.

It is expected that several players would leave the club as Perez looks to fund a summer spending spree. Head coach Santiago Solari is expected to leave his post in the summer, Tottenham boss Maurizio Pochettino is one of the favourites for the job alongside serial winner Jose Mourinho.
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Real Madrid is Open for the Deals that are Made for Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale is one of the most professional footballers and he plays for both Wales and Real Madrid. He is famous for long distance strike, and his amazing ability to pass the ball to defenders.

Bale has been recognized for his tremendous speed, his great ability to pass the ball and his amazing left kick. The player is currently playing for the Real Madrid team and there are a lot of offers that are coming up for the next season in the upcoming transfer window. He has been praised on a number of occasions as he has managed to win for the nation he is playing for. His attributes of football have been amazingly great. During the year 2011-2013, he was named as the PFA player of the year.
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VINICIUS JUNIOR: A GALACTICO IN THE MAKING

When Real Madrid splashed out £40 million for an unknown 16-year-old from Flamengo in Brazil the world took notice of a certain Vinicius Junior. Vinicius Junior was unable to move to Spain until his 18th birthday but from his last few appearances, the wait has been worth it.

The 18-year-old has shown skill and maturing that belies his age and has become a terror to opposition defences. In the 9 matches that the youngster has featured the Galacticos have won seven which shows his importance to the team. (more…)