• Barcelona’s Suarez to sign six-year contract extension

    Barcelona’s Suarez to sign six-year contract extension

    The striker will follow Neymar in committing to the club, with confirmation of the deal potentially coming before the end of 2016.

    Luis Suarez will become the next Barcelona star to sign a new contract, according to president Josep Bartomeu.

    The Uruguayan’s six-year deal comes less than two months after his forward partner Neymar commited to the club until 2021, and it could be confirmed before the end of 2016.

    Javier Mascherano and Ivan Rakitic have also recently penned fresh terms, with Lionel […]

  • Aubameyang’s mum: He always spoke about Madrid, never Barcelona

    Aubameyang’s mum: He always spoke about Madrid, never Barcelona

    Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang always spoke about Real Madrid as a child, never Barcelona, according to his mother.

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s mother says her son has harboured dreams of playing for Real Madrid since childhood.

    The Borussia Dortmund star has a contract at Signal Iduna Park until 2020, but has spoken in the past of a desire to one day play for the Santiago Bernabeu outfit.

    He has also been linked with Barcelona, but if it came down to a choice between the […]

  • Barcelona 4-0 Borussia Monchengladbach: Arda outshines Messi in Camp Nou rout

    Barcelona 4-0 Borussia Monchengladbach: Arda outshines Messi in Camp Nou rout

    The Argentina star failed to break Cristiano Ronaldo’s group stage record as his Turkish team-mate sparkled in the Group C finale.

    Arda Turan did what Lionel Messi needed to do as Barcelona cruised to a 4-0 victory over Borussia Monchengladbach at Camp Nou.

    Messi required a hat-trick in the Group C encounter to surpass Cristiano Ronaldo’s record for most goals in the group stage and he opened the scoring in the 16th minute with this 10th of the stage.

    However, Messi was overshadowed […]

  • Dani Carvajal forced to apologise after he was caught swearing at Barcelona fans in El Clasico

    Dani Carvajal forced to apologise after he was caught swearing at Barcelona fans in El Clasico

    Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal has been forced to issue an apology after he was pictured swearing at Barcelona supporters in El Clasico on Saturday.

    Madrid maintained their six-point lead over Barcelona at the top of La Liga after holding their bitter rivals to a 1-1 draw at the Nou Camp.

    Sergio Ramos scored a last gasp equaliser after Luis Suarez had put the home side ahead midway through the first half.

    In the celebrations that followed Madrid’s late equaliser, Carvajal was caught […]

  • Real Madrid not getting carried away, says Sergio Ramos

    Real Madrid not getting carried away, says Sergio Ramos

    Sergio Ramos has warned Real Madrid against getting carried away with their enviable position at the top of LaLiga – but admits it is nice to be in control of their own destiny as they chase a first league crown since 2012.

    Sergio Ramos has warned Real Madrid against getting carried away with their enviable position at the top of LaLiga – but admits it is nice to be in control of their own destiny as they chase a first league […]

  • Barcelona facing disciplinary action after fans aim homophobic chants at Cristiano Ronaldo

    Barcelona facing disciplinary action after fans aim homophobic chants at Cristiano Ronaldo

    Barcelona are facing disciplinary action after Real Madrid fans aimed homophobic chants at Cristiano Ronaldo during Saturday’s dramatic El Clasico showdown.

    Home fans at the Nou Camp are alleged to have chanted ‘Cristiano come out of the closet’ towards the Real striker during the 1-1.

    The offensive songs were drowned out by the 98,000-strong crowd inside the huge stadium, but La Liga chief Javier Tebas is adamant action may still be taken against the club.

    Keep up to date with ALL the Barcelona […]

  • Barcelona 1-1 Real Madrid: Late Sergio Ramos goal cancels out Luis Suarez header in El Clasico draw

    Barcelona 1-1 Real Madrid: Late Sergio Ramos goal cancels out Luis Suarez header in El Clasico draw

    Luis Suarez saw his chances of winning El Clasico for Barcelona snatched away by a late equaliser by Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos.

    In what was a disappointing game after so much expectation, both sides failed to produce the flowing football we’ve become used to witnessing in the first half which ended 0-0.

    Lucas Vázquez, who started the game for Madrid in the absence of Gareth Bale who faces a long stint on the sidelines with a knee injury, will feel hard […]

  • Barcelona nearly signed Cristiano Ronaldo in 2003, says former president

    Barcelona nearly signed Cristiano Ronaldo in 2003, says former president

    The former Barca president Joan Laporta has revealed that the club were offered the Real Madrid superstar for less than Manchester United paid for him back in 2009.

    Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta has revealed that the Catalan club were offered to sign Cristiano Ronaldo for €17 million when he was 18.

    Madrid made Ronaldo the most expensive player in the world when they paid an estimated €94m to Manchester United for his services in 2009.

    Ronaldo scored a last-gasp winner for Madrid […]

  • Copa de Rey: Barcelona held by Hercules, Real Madrid romp into last 16

    Copa de Rey: Barcelona held by Hercules, Real Madrid romp into last 16

    Barcelona were held 1-1 by lowly Hercules in their King’s Cup last 32 first-leg match on Wednesday while Mariano scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid romped to a 6-1 second-leg victory over third-tier Cultural Leonesa and a 13-2 aggregate triumph.

    Barca’s Carles Alena struck a sublime effort in the 58th minute to cancel out David Mainz’s close-range opener six minutes earlier as the cup holders came from behind but had to accept a draw in a match they dominated.

    The Spanish champions’ […]

  • Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta to make return in El Clasico

    Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta to make return in El Clasico

    Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta is set to return to first team action against Real Madrid at Camp Nou on Saturday.

    Iniesta has missed Barca’s last six matches since damaging his knee ligaments in the win over Valencia in October and initial fears were that he would not play again this year.

    However, he has recovered quicker than expected and returned to full training last week. If he was not suspended, Luis Enrique said, he would even played against Hercules in the Copa […]

  • Zidane to rest Ronaldo with eye on Clasico

    Zidane to rest Ronaldo with eye on Clasico

    Zinedine Zidane has confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo will be rested for Real Madrid’s Copa del Rey clash with Cultural Leonesa in order to ensure he is 100 per cent for Saturday’s Clasico clash with Barcelona.

    The weekend’s game at Camp Nou offers Madrid the opportunity to open up a nine-point advantage over their bitter rivals at the top of LaLiga.

    Madrid recorded a 7-1 win at Cultural in the first leg without their star attacker and coach Zinedine Zidane confirmed he will […]