1. Why All-Rounder Diego Godin Is Still so Crucial at Both Ends for Atletico Madrid

    Atletico Madrid ’s second pre -season game could hardly have been more different to the first. From the comfortable 2-0 stroll against Numancia in front of just 1,500 ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 789 reads 4 comments

  2. Real Madrid Continue to Be a Contradiction by Astutely Planning a Future Squad

    You know the business model by now. You've grown accustomed to it, always ready for its unique brand of football-meets-commerce-meets-entertainment...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 1 month ago 13,973 reads 27 comments

  3. Barcelona Transfer News: Latest on Jonathan Calleri and Gabriel Jesus Rumours

    Barcelona are reportedly eyeing Sao Paulo striker Jonathan Calleri as a potential signing as they look to add greater depth to their forward line...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 1 month ago 12,402 reads 15 comments

  4. Striker Role in Diego Simeone's Atletico Has Become Among Toughest in Football

    He'd arrived for big money, and now he was going for big money, but those details weren't the most significant. Instead, this was a deal in which the when and the  where  mattered more, and in which the why  mattered most...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 1 month ago 3,158 reads 7 comments

  5. Alvaro Morata and Mateo Kovacic Early Beneficiaries from Zidane's 4-4-2 Switch

    Real Madrid 's pre -season programme started in disappointing fashion in the International Champions Cup , losing 3-1 to Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday in what was the Spanish side's first match since they won the UEFA Champions League in May...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 10,305 reads 30 comments

  6. Javier Mascherano's New Deal Buys Barcelona Time to Bed in Summer Signings

    For a long while, it seemed like Javier Mascherano was on the way out of Barcelona. The Argentinian defensive midfielder was with his national team, playing in the Copa America, ...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 1 month ago 5,116 reads 13 comments

  7. Real Madrid Transfer News: Jese, James Rodriguez Commented on by Zinedine Zidane

    Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane was coy when quizzed on the future of Jese Rodriguez, although he insisted James Rodriguez is content with life at the club...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 7,254 reads 18 comments

  8. Barcelona Transfer News: Latest on Munir El-Haddadi and Carlos Bacca Rumours

    Barcelona prodigy Munir El-Haddadi has admitted he doesn't know if his future lies at the Camp Nou after the club's search to land a new striker...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 1 month ago 9,233 reads 37 comments

  9. Real Madrid Transfer News: Latest Paul Pogba, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Rumours

    Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane hasn't played down speculation linking Los Blancos with a possible bid for Juventus midfielder and Manchester United target Paul Pogba...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 1 month ago 9,405 reads 26 comments

  10. Barcelona Transfer News: Arda Turan, Blaugrana Plans Discussed, Latest Rumours

    Barcelona remain keen on signing a forward this summer, although it’s been stated the influx of new faces will not spell the end of Arda Turan's Camp Nou career...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 7,002 reads 26 comments

  11. Javier Mascherano, Barcelona Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    Javier Mascherano has quashed any speculation of a summer exit from the Camp Nou by signing a three-year contract extension with Barcelona to keep him at the club until the summer of 2019...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 2 months ago 4,338 reads 30 comments

  12. 4 Players from the Past 10 Years Atletico Madrid Should Not Have Sold

    The trouble with being a club like Atletico Madrid is that, however successful you are, however many La Liga titles you may win or Champions League finals you reach, you are always ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 2 months ago 8,908 reads 10 comments

  13. Neymar's New Deal Means He Must Deliver Consistent Brilliance for Barcelona

    It was there for all to see against Villarreal in November 2015. Neymar flicked the ball over a defender's head, spun around and volleyed it home. It was one of the goals of the season and the Brazilian's 12th from 14 games...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 2 months ago 17,633 reads 55 comments

  14. Real Madrid Saw Atletico Rise; Could Barcelona See Same with Ambitious Espanyol?

    There's always an uncomfortable sense of risk around such proclamations, but Chen Yansheng was going for it anyway...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 2 months ago 10,800 reads 19 comments

  15. PES 2017, Barcelona Partnership Announced: Game Details, Images, Video and More

    Konami has secured a "premium partnership" with La Liga giants Barcelona for Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 that will see the club's famed Camp Nou stadium exclusively featured in the game through 2020...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 2 months ago 16,355 reads 42 comments

  16. Barcelona Transfer News: Carlos Bacca Targeted, Latest Luciano Vietto Rumours

    Barcelona are reportedly planning to make a move for AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca with Atletico Madrid forward Luciano Vietto currently stalling on a switch to the Camp Nou...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 2 months ago 8,085 reads 29 comments

  17. Real Madrid Transfer News: Marco Verratti Eyed Amid Latest Toni Kroos Rumours

    Real Madrid are reportedly planning to move for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti should Toni Kroos leave the Bernabeu for Manchester City...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 2 months ago 20,837 reads 41 comments

  18. Lionel Messi Advice Revealed by Barcelona Youngster Franco Bartucci

    New Barcelona youth prospect Franco Bartucci has revealed the advice given to him by fellow Argentinian Lionel Messi before his successful trial with the Catalan giants...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 2 months ago 14,653 reads 18 comments

  19. Ranking the Top 6 Teenagers to Have Played for Atletico Madrid Since 2000

    Your teenage years are always ones to savour, right? Especially if you’re playing football in the first team at one of the biggest clubs in the world...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 2 months ago 6,123 reads 4 comments

  20. Negredo, Gomes Gone: Valencia Hit the Reset Button Ahead of Defining Season

    The cover from Superdeporte was distasteful and tinged with nastiness, but concurrently, with two simple words it reflected a certain relief that promised change was coming.   "Gracias, Boro," it read...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 2 months ago 5,101 reads 14 comments

  21. Barcelona Transfer News: Latest on Kevin Gameiro and Claudio Bravo Rumours

    Atletico Madrid are reportedly set to swap Luciano Vietto for Sevilla 's Kevin Gameiro, preventing Barcelona from signing either player...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 2 months ago 15,973 reads 21 comments

  22. 4 Alternatives After Real Madrid Failed to Sign N'Golo Kante and Andre Gomes

    Real Madrid have not enjoyed enormous success in the transfer market this summer. While they have managed to loan out some of their younger talents and sell back-ups Denis ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 21,505 reads 45 comments

  23. Real Madrid Transfer News: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Denies Los Blancos Claim

    Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has said he would consider leaving the Bundesliga outfit only if Real Madrid came calling...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 2 months ago 14,175 reads 40 comments

  24. Ranking the Top 6 Teenagers to Have Played for Barcelona Since 2000

    It's not easy to break into Barcelona's team, especially at a young age. Only a select few have been able to convince their coach that they are worth taking a gamble on before they even hit 20 years old...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 2 months ago 18,905 reads 22 comments

  25. Real Madrid Transfer News: Raphael Varane Speaks, Latest Gabriel Jesus Rumours

    Real Madrid star Raphael Varane has once again committed his future to Los Blancos , saying he feels “loved” in the Spanish capital, while a minor row is brewing ...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 2 months ago 10,194 reads 23 comments