6 Transfer Moves Real Madrid Must Make to Stay Ahead of Barcelona

« Prev
1 of 8
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
6 Transfer Moves Real Madrid Must Make to Stay Ahead of Barcelona
Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Americans are notoriously xenophobic about sports sometimes, claiming that Duke-North Carolina or Yankees-Red Sox is the best rivalry on the planet. But those of us who aren't so obtuse know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that the world's best rivalry exists in Spain, between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona.

The two squads are mainstays at the top of the La Liga table year after year, and they end up facing each other in the finals of almost every premier cup.

Both teams also have international superstars––Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo––in the primes of their careers, who both have a claim as the world's top player.

But in the wake of watching Spain—a team with a preponderance of Barcelona players in the lineup—dominate the European Championships, it's clear Madrid needs to make some moves this offseason to stay on par with them.

Here are six moves they should make to stay on Barca's level.

Begin Slideshow »
Load More Stories

Follow Real Madrid from B/R on Facebook

Follow Real Madrid from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Real Madrid

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.