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Real Madrid Start New Era Strong With 2-0 La Liga Opener

Real Madrid got their La Liga campaign off to a winning start with a 2-0 victory at home to Getafe on Sunday in their first league outing since the summer departures of Cristiano Ronaldo and coach Zinedine Zidane. The European champions ensured the three points at the Santiago Bernabeu with a 20th-minute goal from Dani Carvajal and a Gareth Bale …

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Messi Brace Leads Barcelona To Dominant La Liga Opener

Two goals from Lionel Messi either side of a Philippe Coutinho strike allowed Barcelona to start their defence of the Spanish title with a 3-0 win over Alaves at the Camp Nou on Saturday night. Wearing the captain’s armband following the departure of Andres Iniesta to Japan, Messi stepped up to send a cheeky second-half free-kick under the jumping wall …

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Sevilla Threaten Super Cup Action Against Barcelona

Sevilla have threatened file a complaint ahead Sunday’s Spanish Super Cup clash with Barcelona if the La Liga champions field more than three non-EU players. The Spanish football federation (RFEF) said on Saturday that there would be no restrictions on players from outside the EU for the Super Cup, despite only three being allowed in squads for league matches. Sevilla …

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Roma Consider Legal Action Over Barcelona’s Malcom Hijack

Barcelona's new Brazilian forward Malcom gives thumbs up at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on July 24, 2018. - Spanish champions Barcelona announced they have signed Brazilian winger Malcom from French side Bordeaux on a five-year deal for 41 million euros ($48 million). (Photo by LLUIS GENE / AFP) (Photo credit should read LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images)

Roma are said to be considering legal action after Brazilian winger Malcom was dramatically snatched from right under their noses earlier this week. The Serie A side announced that a deal had been struck with Bordeaux to sign the 21-year-old on Monday afternoon, only for Barcelona to swoop in with a higher offer when their attempts to sign Chelsea’s Willian hit …

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Cristiano Ronaldo Edging Closer To €100m Juventus Move

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 20: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal looks on during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group B match between Portugal and Morocco at Luzhniki Stadium on June 20, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images)

The prospect of Cristiano Ronaldo swapping Real Madrid for Juventus appears to be growing larger by the day. What had begun as a rumour on Italian transfer gossip pages has snowballed in recent days to the point where it now looks likely that the Portuguese international will be joining Juve in a €100m deal before the summer is out. As …

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Barcelona In Talks To Sign Chelsea Forward Willian

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 16: Willian of Chelsea celebrates scoring the first goal during the Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge on February 16, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

Barcelona remain in negotiations with Chelsea over a possible move for forward Willian, having missed out on Antoine Griezmann. Multiple reports on Tuesday have suggested that, while Barca have already had a bid in excess of £50m rejected for the Brazilian international, Chelsea are open to a deal at the right price. BREAKING: Sky sources: @ChelseaFC and @FCBarcelona continuing talks over …

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