Real Madrid President interested in Chelsea prime target’s release clause

Antonio Conte

Torino president Urbano Cairo has revealed his Real Madrid counterpart Florentino Perez was interested in Chelsea’s target Andrea Belotti’s release clause at the club. The 23-year-old Italian international has a €100m release clause at the Turin-based club for teams outside of Italy while Madrid were linked to the striker over summer, reports Football Espana. “I…

Real Madrid join chase for Chelsea star

Celta Vigo 2-2 Real Madrid... Zidane

Real Madrid are one of several clubs keen to take Chelsea defender David Luiz on loan in January. The Brazilian was axed for Chelsea’s 1-0 win over Manchester United at the weekend, failing to even make the bench for the crunch clash at Stamford Bridge. While Antonio Conte claimed it was a tactical decision, there…

Zidane, Cristiano Ronaldo reveal why Real Madrid lost to Tottenham, dispel crisis story

Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane and club talisman Cristiano Ronaldo have revealed why the European champions surrendered all the three points at stake to Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley, insisting Los Blancos “aren’t in crisis” after their 3-1 defeat to Spurs. Madrid slumped to their second defeat in succession on Wednesday as Spurs became the first…

Tottenham stun Real Madrid (Match Report)

Tottenham 3-1 Real Madrid

Real Madrid suffered their first Champions League group defeat in five years after they were comprehensively beaten 3-1 by Tottenham Hotspur. Dele Alli’s brace and a Christian Eriksen effort not only sent Tottenham into the knockout stages on Wednesday but also earned them their first win against a Spanish side for the first time since…

Real Madrid defender Marcelo reacts to tax fraud accusation

Marcelo

Marcelo has downplayed the tax fraud charge leveled against him before Real Madrid 1-1 draw against Tottenham at the Santiago Bernabéu. According to Football Espana, the Provincial Prosecutor of Madrid filed a lawsuit against Marcelo on Tuesday, alleging the left-back had defrauded the Spanish state of €490,917.70 in 2013 and devised a corporate structure to…

Chelsea legend Claude Makelele gives verdict on N’Golo Kante, Real Madrid’s Casemiro

Claude-Makelele

Former Chelsea midfield stalwart Claude Makelele has given his verdict on N’Golo Kante and Casemiro, the two players who have finally filled his shoes at the Stamford Bridge club and Real Madrid. The former France midfielder has also admitted he moved to Stamford Bridge from the Spanish capital because Chelsea appreciated his role and how…