Gareth Bale set for new Real Madrid contract as boss Julen Lopetegui promises Wales ace he will be Bernabeu star man

Gareth Bale set for new Real Madrid contract as boss Julen Lopetegui promises Wales ace he will be Bernabeu star man

New Real boss Julen Lopetegui staged a series of talks with the Welshman ahead of the club’s pre-season trip to the US. Bale, 29, who moved to Spain five years ago for £86million, has four years left on his current deal. But…

Furious Real Madrid ace Karim Benzema brands journalist 'liar' over reports of potential move to AC Milan

Furious Real Madrid ace Karim Benzema brands journalist 'liar' over reports of potential move to AC Milan

The four-time European champion has been at the Bernabeu since moving from Lyon in 2009. 69500💥💯 A post shared by Karim Benzema (@karimbenzema) on Jul 7, 2018 at 7:43am PDT 69500💥💯 A post shared by Karim Benzema (@karimbenzema) on Jul 7, 2018…

Chelsea eyeing up England keepers Jordan Pickford and Jack Butland… should Thibaut Courtois join Real Madrid

Chelsea eyeing up England keepers Jordan Pickford and Jack Butland… should Thibaut Courtois join Real Madrid

Stamford Bridge chiefs are checking out Jordan Pickford and Jack Butland in case Real Madrid get serious about snapping up contract rebel Courtois. Blues owner Roman Abramovich is willing to keep the Belgian for the last year of his contract unless he…

Cristiano Ronaldo reveals standing ovation from Juventus fans in the Champions League convinced him to move there… adding Manchester United did not make him an offer

Cristiano Ronaldo reveals standing ovation from Juventus fans in the Champions League convinced him to move there… adding Manchester United did not make him an offer

The Portuguese star, 33, then at Real Madrid scored twice – including an astonishing overhead-kick – in a 3-0 quarter-final win in Turin. His heroics stunned the globe, with Juve fans graciously standing and applauding – a move Ronaldo revealed he fell…

Man United vs Liverpool plastic derby in the US sells 102,000 tickets, Mahrez move bad for England and Hazard has earned his Real Madrid switch

Man United vs Liverpool plastic derby in the US sells 102,000 tickets, Mahrez move bad for England and Hazard has earned his Real Madrid switch

Liverpool’s plastic derby with Manchester United at the Michigan Stadium has already sold 102,000 tickets ahead of their clash on July 29. Although the two giants of English football still approach this competition as a tune-up before the real stuff starts in…

From Eden Hazard to Harry Kane, just who will replace Cristiano Ronaldo as Real Madrid's next superstar?

From Eden Hazard to Harry Kane, just who will replace Cristiano Ronaldo as Real Madrid's next superstar?

The Real Madrid forward, who has broken virtually every club record going, is heading for Juventus after nine years at the Bernabeu. Ronaldo, 33, has simply been a sensation for Los Blancos, winning the Champions League four times and scored 450 goals…

Cristiano Ronaldo move to Juventus is not just for money, it is to feel loved again but it ends one of football's great dynasties at Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo move to Juventus is not just for money, it is to feel loved again but it ends one of football's great dynasties at Real Madrid

Just the small matter of £26m per year plus a new tax regime in Italy that will reap him another £35m without having to hand over more than his small change. But it is about the football too. About proving people wrong,…

Real Madrid deny making Neymar offer after Spanish TV station claimed they had approached PSG

Real Madrid deny making Neymar offer after Spanish TV station claimed they had approached PSG

Spanish broadcaster TVE suggested Los Blancos have approached the wealthy French outfit over the Brazilian, 26. But in a strongly worded statement, Bernabeu chiefs insisted no contact had been made. It read: "Given the information issued tonight by TVE on a supposed offer…

Real Madrid sign Santos wonderkid Rodrygo for £40million on seven-year deal

Real Madrid sign Santos wonderkid Rodrygo for £40million on seven-year deal

The 18-year-old — whose full name is Rodrygo Silva de Goes — will join up with the European champions next summer, the club confirmed on Friday afternoon.  EPA Brazilian teenage sensation Rodrygo has reportedly signed for Real MadridAccording to globo.com, Rodrygo has signed a seven-year…

Real Madrid's 'criteria' for Zinedine Zidane's replacement: multilingual, commands respect and is… elegant

Real Madrid's 'criteria' for Zinedine Zidane's replacement: multilingual, commands respect and is… elegant

The Frenchman surprisingly stepped down from his post after winning a third successive Champions League title. And the search for his replacement goes on, with Antonio Conte the latest to reportedly turn an approach down. AS report Los Blancos bosses have drawn…

Roberto Firmino calls Sergio Ramos an 'idiot' for his sarcastic comments on Liverpool pair Mohamed Salah and Loris Karius

Roberto Firmino calls Sergio Ramos an 'idiot' for his sarcastic comments on Liverpool pair Mohamed Salah and Loris Karius

Real Madrid captain Ramos was involved in the first-half incident in Kiev last month that saw Mohamed Salah substituted with a shoulder injury. Footage after the game showed he caught Loris Karius with an elbow and scans revealed the goalkeeper had been…

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric tells Los Blancos target Neymar: 'We're waiting for you', after Brazil's friendly with Croatia at Anfield

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric tells Los Blancos target Neymar: 'We're waiting for you', after Brazil's friendly with Croatia at Anfield

The world's most-expensive footballer has been linked with a move away from Paris Saint-Germain to the Bernabeu for much of the campaign. And Neymar, 26, has done little do play down the rumours, with various interviews which have given little away over…

Zinedine Zidane leaves Real Madrid after three successive Champions League titles — but are they truly better than Pep Guardiola's Barcelona?

Zinedine Zidane leaves Real Madrid after three successive Champions League titles — but are they truly better than Pep Guardiola's Barcelona?

In less than two-and-a-half years of senior management, Zinedine Zidane has won the Champions League three times before resigning as manager of Real Madrid. But, despite his unprecedented achievements, it remains difficult to hold this side among the game's true greats. The…

Real Madrid want Jurgen Klopp following Zinedine Zidane's shock resignation as they line up move for Liverpool boss

Real Madrid want Jurgen Klopp following Zinedine Zidane's shock resignation as they line up move for Liverpool boss

The European Champions are in the market for a new boss following the shock resignation of Zinedine Zidane. And they have identified Klopp as the leading candidate to take over the biggest job in football at the Bernabeu. But Liverpool will fight…

Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract row stems from broken promises at Real Madrid, claims Portuguese star’s pal

Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract row stems from broken promises at Real Madrid, claims Portuguese star’s pal

Journalist and friend Nuno Gomes revealed CR7 feels "put out" by his current situation. Ronaldo is also said to believe he is "underpaid" at Los Blancos and wants to be treated like Lionel Messi, Xavi and Andres Iniesta have been by Barcelona….

France's Karim Benzema World Cup snub despite Real Madrid Champions League success slammed by Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery

France's Karim Benzema World Cup snub despite Real Madrid Champions League success slammed by Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery

Real Madrid superstar Benzema hasn’t played for his country since 2015 following controversial blackmail claims involving former teammate Mathieu Valbuena. It means Benzema has not been in Didier Deschamps's thoughts during the last three years, including Euro 2016 when France lost to…

Liverpool superstar who was taken off against Real Madrid with a shoulder injury will start treatment on Wednesday as he vows to be ready for Russia

Liverpool superstar who was taken off against Real Madrid with a shoulder injury will start treatment on Wednesday as he vows to be ready for Russia

The tearful Liverpool striker was taken off in Saturday's 3-1 Champions League final defeat against Real Madrid after twisting his arm in a fall. Now he will launch a treatment and rehabilitation programme in Spain on Wednesday. Salah will be joined by…

Gareth Bale's heroics in Champions League final a true middle finger to Zinedine Zidane – but he must not return to the Premier League

Gareth Bale's heroics in Champions League final a true middle finger to Zinedine Zidane – but he must not return to the Premier League

If ever there was a case of a player raising his middle finger to the boss in truly glorious style, this was it. Maybe Zinedine Zidane was too embarrassed to say anything, knowing it was a calamitous mistake to start the Welshman…