Marcelo misses Real Madrid training

Real Madrid trained without injured left-back Marcelo on Monday ahead of their midweek La Liga game at Leganes. The Brazil international sustained a muscular problem during Sunday's 5-3 win at Real Betis while making his 19th league start for Real and was replaced in the 30th minute. Marcelo is expected to undergo

When Chelsea almost upset Barcelona in 2000

"Barcelona, we're coming for you," has become a familiar refrain from the stands at Chelsea matches in recent weeks. The tone was ironic at Vicarage Road as Watford embarrassed the Premier League champions in a 4-1 defeat, but it came out rather more defiant in Friday's 4-0 win over Hull

Real Madrid prepare €200 million for Kevin De Bruyne

  Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is prepared to smash the club transfer record with a €200 million offer for Kevin De Bruyne, claims Don Balon The Manchester City midfielder has been in sparkling form this season, spearheading the club's march to the Premier League summit. And while Madrid do not lack for

Asensio brace fuels Real fightback vs. Betis

Real Madrid staged a storming second-half comeback to beat Real Betis 5-3 in an eight-goal La Liga thriller. Marco Asensio (two), Sergio Ramos, Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema were on target as the Spanish champions recovered from a 2-1 interval deficit to avenge Betis' Bernabeu victory in September. Aissa Mandi and a

Echiejile Set For Cercle Brugge Debut In Belgian Second Division

Elderson Echiejile will make his official debut for Cercle Brugge KSV on Saturday when they take on Royal Union St Gilloise in a Belgian second division clash at the Roi Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, reports. The 30-year-old Super Eagles defender, who joined Cercle Brugge on a six-month loan deal with an

‘Nothing is impossible’ says Neymar

  Neymar and PSG suffered a 3-1 loss to Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday. But Neymar hopes they can deliver in the return leg in Paris on March 6. He was in the Barcelona side that lost 4-0 away to

Cristiano Ronaldo hits century for Real

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 100th and 101st Champions League goals for Real Madrid as they came from behind to secure a late 3-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain in their last-16 first-leg tie at the Bernabeu. Adrien Rabiot fired PSG ahead in the 33rd minute but Ronaldo equalised on the stroke of