Real Madrid scoffed when Paris Saint-Germain swooped in to sign Neymar from Barcelona for £200million in the summer... but they’re not laughing now, writes Rik Sharma in Madrid.
Finishing second to Tottenham in the group means reigning European champions Madrid must now face the Brazilian who
It's back! The Champions League returns with the real business about to start in the last 16 stage of the competition.
With so many elite sides finishing as runners-up in the group stage, the draw has produced some spectacular ties - including the holders Real Madrid vs
There is no method to stopping Neymar according to Real Madrid star Dani Carvajal.
The Spain right-back will not face the Brazilian forward on Wednesday in the Champions League last 16 due to suspension, meaning Nacho or Achraf Hakimi will deputise.
Neymar has 28 goals in just 27
Jose Mourinho has told Real Madrid that David de Gea is going nowhere.
Reigning Spanish and European champions Real are long-term admirers of the Manchester United No 1 and have put him high on their summer wish-list after seeing a deal for the Spanish international collapse
Real Madrid romped to victory over Real Sociedad at the Bernabeu.
Cristiano Ronaldo fired home yet another hat-trick as Real, completing his treble with just under 10 minutes left to play.
The five-time Ballon d'Or winner helped get the scoring underway when he crossed for Lucas Vazquez, who headed home
Tottenham believe Mauricio Pochettino is sticking around to oversee a new era for the club at their soon-to-open £900million White Hart Lane home.
Real Madrid target Pochettino, who masterminded a 1-0 derby win over arch-rivals Arsenal on Saturday, has been involved in high-level finance and player recruitment
Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice as Real Madrid crushed a miserable Real Sociedad on Saturday to move third in La Liga.
Lucas Vazquez opened the scoring after just 49 seconds as Real Madrid flew out of the blocks, with Ronaldo doubling the lead when he finished a superb team move.
Mauricio Pochettino joked that his birthday present to Daniel Levy was his commitment to Spurs.
The Tottenham Hotspur chairman turned 56 on Thursday and has been in charge of the north London side since 2001.
Pochettino has been linked with succeeding Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid and
Craig Bellamy believes it is only a ‘matter of time’ for David de Gea to leave Manchester United for Real Madrid.
The Spain No.1 has been the subject of interest for the European champions for the past three years.
Indeed had it not been for paperwork being submitted on time,
Former Real Madrid striker Ronaldo believes Zinedine Zidane's side need Neymar.
The Brazilian has been linked with a stunning move to the Bernabeu despite only joining PSG in a world-record deal last summer.
The pair were both in London at the unveiling of Nike's new Mercurial 360 boots.
And while former
Ryan Giggs believes Gareth Bale's success at Real Madrid could persuade Harry Kane to leave Tottenham.
Los Blancos star Bale has won three Champions League titles since swapping north London for the Spanish capital as well as La Liga and the Copa del Rey.
Kane continues to be
Kylian Mbappe had a brilliant response when asked if Cristiano Ronaldo is on the decline - he simply laughed at the question.
The Real Madrid forward has been far from his best this season, as Los Blancos have struggled to perform anywhere near the levels expected
Gary Lineker has named the three forwards he thinks are better than Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo.
A debate has long raged over who's better between the Portugal captain and Lionel Messi, but now the Match of the Day host has added two other names to the
David de Gea is reportedly ready to demand a huge pay rise to stay at Manchester United .
The keeper has long been a target for Spanish giants Real Madrid but he has so far decided to remain at Old Trafford.
But after Alexis Sanchez
Harry Kane has revealed his plans for the future, and it seems he's content to stay at Tottenham and try to win the Premier League.
The England international is arguably the best striker in the world at the moment, and is on the radar of a number
Zinedine Zidane has revealed why he subbed Cristiano Ronaldo during Real Madrid's 2-2 draw with Levante - and it wasn't to give him a rest.
The Frenchman removed the five time Ballon d'Or winner immediately after Isco struck in the 81st minute to restore Madrid's lead against struggling Levante.
Cristiano Ronaldo was substituted for the first in eight months on Saturday night - and he wasn't happy.
The Real Madrid star was replaced with 10 minutes remaining of his side's game against Levante.
Isco had just put the visitors in front when Zinedine Zidane brought on
Giampaolo Pazzini struck a stunning late equaliser to deny Real Madrid the three points and give Levante precious point in their bid to beat the drop.
Isco struck an 81st minute goal to seemingly win it for Real Madrid despite another disappointing display.
Sergio Ramos headed Madrid ahead
Giampaolo Pazzini's late equaliser denied Real Madrid a much-needed win and intensified the pressure on Zinedine Zidane.
The champions took the lead through Sergio Ramos' header from a corner - his 50th La Liga goal for Los Blancos.
The hosts caused a shock when they capitalised on sloppy
Real Madrid have reportedly accepted Cristiano Ronaldo's contract demands with the Portuguese star set to remain in Spain.
The five-time Balon d'Or winner's future at the club was in doubt after a poor return in front of goal.
Ronaldo had been linked with moves to Paris Saint-Germain and his former
Manchester United would be willing to sell David de Gea to Real Madrid but only if they get Gareth Bale in return, according ot reports.
Real's interest in De Gea is a popular line during summer transfer windows and the Old Trafford club fully expect Los Blancos to come
Tottenham Hotspur are ready to do a mega deal and sell Harry Kane to Real Madrid for €200million.
The England hitman has been Real's number one target since he put them to the sword at the Bernabeu earlier in the season.
And now Spurs' ultra tough chairman Daniel Levy is
Manchester United are in pole position to land Welsh winger Gareth Bale.
The former Spurs man has told Real Madrid he wants out of the Spanish capital after a few injury-plagued years.
Bernabeu President Florentino Perez is keen on the 28-year-old going back to Tottenham as part of a swap
The longstanding debate of Cristiano Ronaldo versus Lionel Messi continues to rage on.
And Boca Juniors star Carlos Tevez is the latest to add his two cents to the mix, as he has highlighted the big difference between the pair.
The Argentinian striker has been fortunate
Mauricio Pochettino is top of Real Madrid ’s wanted list — because of his Tottenham side's sparkling Champions League displays.
The Argentinean is the No.1 target to replace Zinedine Zidane at the Bernabeu this summer after the future of the former France World Cup winner came under
Cristiano Ronaldo scored two penalties for Real Madrid as they earned a crucial victory over Valencia at Mestalla to move within two points of their opponents.
Bale should have opened the scoring for fourth-place Real in the early stages but his attempted lofted half-volley was caught by the out-of-position
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has declared there is “no way” Neymar will leave PSG this summer, and has blasted Real Madrid for attempts to “destabilise” the French side ahead of their upcoming Champions League meeting.
Neymar has scored 26 goals in 24 appearances for Les Parisiens
Zinedine Zidane insists he will walk away from Real Madrid if his message fails to get through to the players.
Los Blancos were humiliated by Leganes in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey, losing 2-1 at the Bernabeu to exit on away goals.
And with a 19-point
Real Madrid are ready to turn their attention towards Eden Hazard after being told by Paris Saint-Germain that it will be "impossible" to sign Neymar.
The Telegraph report that the Chelsea star could be their latest Galactico with the Belgian yet to sign a new deal
Mauricio Pochettino has refused to dismiss a potential move to Real Madrid.
The Tottenham boss said: “You never know in football. That is the problem. It is a very unstable situation.”
Pochettino is among the candidates to succeed Zinedine Zidane , with the European champions currently fourth