Cristiano Ronaldo denies €14.7m tax evasion in Madrid court

• It is alleged that he concealed income from the sale of image rights• Real Madrid and Portugal forward hides from 200 journalists outside court In a rare attack of camera-shyness, Cristiano Ronaldo hid from the 200 journalists waiting outside the Madrid court where he is under investigation for tax evasion and then, having promised […]
July 31, 2017 0

Gerard Piqué winner lifts Barcelona over Real Madrid in pulsating friendly

Barcelona outgun archrivals before 66,014 spectators in Miami Real Madrid v Barcelona: pre-season friendly – as it happened Barcelona drew first blood against Real Madrid ahead of the new season with a 3-2 victory in a pulsating Clasico friendly on Saturday in Miami. The historic rivals will meet again twice in August in the Spanish […]
July 30, 2017 0

José Mourinho says Barcelona and Real Madrid have best players in the world

• Portuguese prefers Manchester United not to be compared to Spanish giants• ‘United are much more adapted to the hard competition of the Premier League’ José Mourinho believes Paul Pogba is one the few Manchester United players at the same level as Barcelona and Real Madrid, with the manager saying his team are inferior to […]
July 27, 2017 0

Kevin De Bruyne shines as Manchester City thrash Real Madrid in friendly

• Manchester City 4-1 Real Madrid• City’s Belgian midfielder provides three assists in easy win Manchester City beat Real Madrid 4-1 in a pre-season friendly in front of a record crowd at the Los Angeles Coliseum. After a goalless first half, Nicolas Otamendi, Raheem Sterling, John Stones and Brahim Díaz scored the goals to put […]
July 27, 2017 0

Real Madrid closing in on £161m world record deal for Monaco’s Kylian Mbappé

• Monaco deny agreement for forward has been reached• Mbappé would join on a six-year deal worth around €7m a season Real Madrid believe that they are close to smashing the transfer world record for the 18-year-old France striker Kylian Mbappé, after reportedly reaching the basis of an agreement with AS Monaco that would see […]
July 25, 2017 0

Manchester United beat Real Madrid after farcical penalty shoot-out

Manchester United 1-1 Real Madrid (United win 2-1 on penalties) Ander Herrera causes concern after limping off with injury Despite Julia Roberts, an Oscar-winning member of Hollywood royalty, “measuring her excitement” beforehand, there was an under-capacity turnout for this International Champions Cup encounter in Santa Clara, three years after Manchester United and Real Madrid drew […]
July 23, 2017 0

Manchester City seal signing of Real Madrid right-back Danilo for £26.5m

• Brazilian joins after arrival of Tottenham full-back Kyle Walker• Danilo: ‘It has always been my ambition to play for Pep Guardiola’ Manchester City have completed the signing of Real Madrid’s Danilo on a five-year contract for a fee of £26.5m after the two clubs reached an agreement over the transfer of the Brazilian defender […]
July 23, 2017 0

Jose Mourinho guarantees David De Gea is staying with Manchester United

United’s managers says he is ‘100%’ certain De Gea is not leaving for Real Madrid or any other club Jose Mourinho has guaranteed “100%” that David De Gea will not be sold by Manchester United to Real Madrid or any other club for the coming season. The manager was speaking in California’s Palo Alto before […]
July 23, 2017 0