1. Grading Barcelona on Their 2016 Summer Transfer Window Business

    Although only time will tell how good a transfer window Barcelona had this summer, all indications point to it being one that both set them up nicely for this season and has a big influence on the club’s future...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 26 days ago 16,830 reads 57 comments

  2. Grading Atletico Madrid on Their 2016 Summer Transfer Window Business

    That sound you heard echoing all across Europe on Wednesday was the transfer window “slamming shut” in its usual dramatic fashion, but how can Atletico Madrid reflect ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 26 days ago 2,573 reads 6 comments

  3. Eliaquim Mangala to Valencia: Latest Loan Details, Comments and Reaction

    Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala has joined Valencia on a season-long loan. City announced the move on Wednesday ahead of the close of the summer transfer window...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 26 days ago 3,540 reads 15 comments

  4. Real Madrid Transfer News: Karim Benzema, Edinson Cavani Deadline Day Rumours

    Karim Benzema has been linked with a transfer deadline day move to Paris Saint-Germain. The Ligue 1 giants are reportedly ready to pay £50 million for the Real Madrid striker ...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 26 days ago 14,672 reads 41 comments

  5. Samir Nasri to Sevilla: Latest Loan Details, Comments and Reaction

    Sevilla have completed the signing of Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri on a season-long loan...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 26 days ago 5,490 reads 21 comments

  6. Paco Alcacer Must Handle Tricky 4th-Striker Role to Succeed at Barcelona

    Paco Alcacer was hoisted into the air, but he was already walking on clouds. The striker celebrated turning 23 at the Ciudad de Las Rozas in Madrid, where the Spanish national ...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 27 days ago 8,383 reads 15 comments

  7. Why Real Madrid Are Better off Selling Isco Than James Rodriguez This Summer

    With the transfer window set to close this week, many major clubs in Europe are looking to seal one last piece of business to set themselves up for the 2016/17 season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 27 days ago 7,896 reads 27 comments

  8. 100 Wins In, Record-Breaking Luis Enrique Continues to Innovate at Barcelona

    It all happened so fast and was so lethal. Instantly, it struck that this was so them : breathless, swift from front to back and beautifully brutal.  And yet, there was something different about it, too...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 27 days ago 3,244 reads 16 comments

  9. Munir El Haddadi to Valencia: Latest Loan Details, Comments and Reaction

    Valencia have brought in Munir El Haddadi on loan from Barcelona as part of the deal sending Paco Alcacer to the Camp Nou...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 27 days ago 4,043 reads 27 comments

  10. Paco Alcacer to Barcelona: Latest Transfer Details, Comments and Reaction

    Barcelona snapped up Valencia striker Paco Alcacer on Tuesday, with the Spaniard putting pen to paper on a five-year deal...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 27 days ago 11,387 reads 110 comments

  11. Diego Simeone Must Bring Change to Atletico Madrid or Face Being Left Behind

    It was probably a throwaway line more than anything, but Antoine Griezmann might end up regretting what he said after Atletico Madrid 's goalless draw at Leganes on Saturday night...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 27 days ago 5,693 reads 11 comments

  12. LaLiga Hangover: Could Freefalling Valencia Be Headed for a Relegation Battle?

    Paco Alcacer sat largely motionless in the stands, wearing a club shirt he soon wouldn't need. At every opportunity, the camera flashed his way, saying so much about Valencia each time it did...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 28 days ago 8,085 reads 13 comments

  13. Where Could Marco Asensio Rank Among Real Madrid's U21 Signings of Last Decade?

    Think of Real Madrid and transfers, and the usual associations would be with the highest-value, biggest-name players who had been brought to the club in the primes of their respective ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 28 days ago 5,193 reads 12 comments

  14. Barcelona Transfer News: Latest on Paco Alcacer and Munir El Haddadi Rumours

    Paco Alcacer has reportedly completed his medical ahead of his transfer from Valencia to Barcelona, with Munir El Haddadi set to move in the opposite direction...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 28 days ago 15,974 reads 78 comments

  15. Real Madrid Transfer News: Latest on Isco and Alvaro Morata Rumours

    Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has reportedly left the door open for Tottenham Hotspur to make a move for Isco, while rivals Atletico Madrid tried to sign Alvaro Morata for a whopping £60 million but were rejected...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 28 days ago 17,878 reads 25 comments

  16. Nervy Barcelona Win over Athletic Bilbao Still Shows Signs of Progress

    Across most of Spain it was a sunny, lazy Sunday, but the Basque country is different. The climate is unpredictable, often unfriendly, and this was the case on a wet and wild evening at the San Mames Stadium, with rain lashing down...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 29 days ago 5,574 reads 39 comments

  17. Real Madrid's LaLiga Success Depends on Zidane Overcoming 'Small-Game' Mentality

    A second win at the start of the new Primera Division season for Real Madrid has almost flown under the radar, after Zinedine Zidane's team beat Celta Vigo 2-1 on Saturday in a low-key match in which Los Blancos were not at their best...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 29 days ago 9,790 reads 6 comments

  18. LaLiga Table 2016 Week 2: Standings and Final Scores After Sunday

    It is always difficult to get a full picture of a league after just a couple of matches, but there have been some interesting results already in LaLiga...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 29 days ago 6,711 reads 12 comments

  19. Athletic Bilbao vs. Barcelona: Score and Reaction from 2016 LaLiga Match

    Ivan Rakitic scored to put Barcelona second in LaLiga after a 1-0 win over Athletic Bilbao at San Mames on Sunday. Rakitic's first-half goal capped one of a host of stunning counter-attacks from the reigning champions...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 29 days ago 8,573 reads 70 comments

  20. Athletic Bilbao vs. Barcelona: Live Score, Highlights from LaLiga

    LaLiga—San Mames FT: Athletic Bilbao 0-1 Barcelona Scorers: Rakitic (21') Lineups Athletic Bilbao: Iraizoz; De Marcos, Boveda, Laporte, Balenziaga; Iturraspe ...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 29 days ago 29,246 reads 118 comments

  21. Diego Simeone's Natural Caution Is in the Spotlight as Atletico Madrid Struggle

    It wasn’t quite as cliched as “keep calm and carry on,” but Diego Simeone wasn’t too far away from rolling out that well-worn phrase in Leganes on Saturday night...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 29 days ago 7,521 reads 29 comments

  22. La Liga Results 2016: Scores and Updated Table After Saturday's Week 2 Matches

    Atletico Madrid were held to a goalless draw at newly promoted Leganes in Butarque on Saturday. Manager Diego Simeone 's team again failed to sparkle in attack despite a first start of the season for marquee forward Antoine Griezmann ...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 30 days ago 6,879 reads 13 comments

  23. Real Madrid vs. Celta Vigo: Score and Reaction from 2016 LaLiga Match

    Real Madrid had to dig deep to win their second match of the 2016-17 LaLiga campaign, beating Celta Vigo 2-1 on Saturday at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 1 month ago 1,585 reads 4 comments

  24. Real Madrid vs. Celta Vigo: Goals and Highlights from 2016-17 La Liga Game

    LaLiga returned to the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Saturday, and Real Madrid hosted Celta Vigo in their first home game of the 2016-17 season...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 1 month ago 1,144 reads 0 comments

  25. Barcelona Ready to Confront a New Rivalry Once Again in Athletic Bilbao Clash

    A rivalry is building between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao. Of course, if you go back to the 1980s, you would say it was built then and there, and a vicious one it was...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 1 month ago 8,768 reads 17 comments