Big debate: Experts decide who will win the Champions League

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

Real Madrid star opens up on stopping Neymar in Champions League

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

Real Madrid player ratings from dominant win over Real Sociedad

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

Five talking points from Real Madrid’s win against Real Sociedad

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. Toni

Pochettino reveals his birthday present for Levy

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

Ronaldo explains why Real Madrid need to sign Neymar

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

Zinedine Zidane reveals why he hooked Cristiano Ronaldo against Levante

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. But

Real Madrid player ratings as Ronaldo and Bale get shocking scores

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

The huge numbers behind Ronaldo’s new deal at Real Madrid

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

5 talking points from Real Madrid win over Valencia

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

PSG president sends Real Madrid blunt message over Neymar pursuit

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