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Zidane: Benzema is an exceptional player

Zinedine Zidane gave his thoughts on this afternoon's win at Balaídos. The Real Madrid coach was happy to see his team collect three points before the international break and praised Karim Benzema, who scored a brace and set up Marco Asensio for the team's third. Key to victory: “The team put in a complete performance. … Continue reading Zidane: Benzema is an exceptional player

‘Ruthless’ Real Sociedad end Zidane’s winning streak

Real Madrid dropped two points against Real Sociedad on Monday, meaning they stay level with Barcelona on 53 points, from 25 games each. Both Spanish giants are five points behind leaders Atletico Madrid, who also have a game in hand. Portu broke the deadlock for the visitors with a big, looping back post header. Madrid … Continue reading ‘Ruthless’ Real Sociedad end Zidane’s winning streak

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Real Madrid: Odegaard brings so much to the table

With just 106 seconds on the clock, a Real Madrid side decimated by injuries found themselves one goal up at the Estadio de la Ceramica. The man who put them ahead was none other than Mariano, who had only registered 15 minutes on the pitch all season before that point. If there's one thing you can say … Continue reading Real Madrid: Odegaard brings so much to the table

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Did Benzema tell Mendy not to pass to Vinicius?

Real Madrid are starting to have a problem with the presence of cameras and microphones during games. During Saturday's Clasico, Isco was 'captured' moaning about Zinedine Zidane and in Tuesday's draw with Borussia Monchengladbach, it was Karim Benzema's turn to get caught.  Telefoot have leaked images of the France forward supposedly criticising teammate Vinicius Jr. … Continue reading Did Benzema tell Mendy not to pass to Vinicius?

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Benzema deserves a Ballon d’Or, L’Equipe says

Real Madrid have managed to close the season by lifting the LaLiga title, an achievement that would not have been possible without Karim Benzema, who has been the stand-out performer in Zinedine Zidane’s side this season. Along with Sergio Ramos, Benzema has been one of the leaders on the pitch that has helped guide Madrid … Continue reading Benzema deserves a Ballon d’Or, L’Equipe says

Zidane’s birthday wish to James changes nothing

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane sent a warm birthday message to James Rodriguez by insisting the Colombian could play a part in the side's future – but then left him out of his latest squad. James, who signed amid Galactico fanfare six years ago, has become almost a forgotten man with the Spanish giants, playing … Continue reading Zidane’s birthday wish to James changes nothing

Aguero to miss CL match against Real Madrid

Manchester City will be without forward Sergio Agüero when they welcome Real Madrid to the Etihad next month to resolve their Champions League Last 16 tie. Agüero, who underwent surgery last month to repair torn meniscus in his left knee, will not recover in time for the return leg in Manchester on Friday 7 August. … Continue reading Aguero to miss CL match against Real Madrid

Di Maria’s wife breaks the silence on his mega move to Manchester United

Angel Di Maria's wife, Jorgelina Cardoso, has recalled that there were voices in Spain that labelled her husband as mercenaries following his departure from Real Madrid in 2014. Cardoso admitted that Manchester United made an offer that the Argentine winger could not turn down. "Angel played in what is, for me, the best team in the world," Di Maria's wife … Continue reading Di Maria’s wife breaks the silence on his mega move to Manchester United

Real Madrid interim coach already at work

Real Madrid fitness coach Gregory Dupont has been preparing Zinedine Zidane's players for a return to training on May 11. Dupont divided the squad into three groups and oversaw two sessions through video calls. The Real Madrid players will undergo coronavirus tests, starting from Wednesday, ahead of the return to training on Monday, following two months of confinement. Dupont has urged the players … Continue reading Real Madrid interim coach already at work

How much will it cost Real Madrid to sign Neymar?

Neymar is still on Florentino Perez's wish list at Real Madrid. That information came from football agent Wagner Ribeiro, who was involved in transfers for Neymar, Kaka and Robinho, when he spoke to ESPN's 'Canal do Nicola'. Ribeiro worked alongside Neymar in his early years and helped with his move to FC Barcelona. "We received … Continue reading How much will it cost Real Madrid to sign Neymar?