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Samuel Eto’o Weighs In On War Of Words Between Xavi And Ronaldo

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - JANUARY 11: Samuel Eto'o walks on stage during the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2015 at the Kongresshaus on January 11, 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)

Former Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o has weighed in on the war of words between Real Madrid superstar and four-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona legend Xavi. The two footballing giants have gone toe-to-toe over the last week after Xavi told Cadena SER (via Marca) that while “Ronaldo is a player of his time, the problem is that there is another who …

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Opinion: Ronaldo’s Response To Xavi’s Praise Of Messi Was Petty And Unnecessary

Speaking recently on Spanish radio, former Barcelona playmaker Xavi showed that his loyalty has not diminished one iota despite being allowed to leave the club by unequivocally answering the age-old question of Messi or Ronaldo by saying, “Only a fool could have played football and not recognise Cristiano is an elite footballer. But he just has had bad luck to be around at the …

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La Liga Giants Slapped With Double Transfer Window Bans

Spanish giants Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid have lost their appeal against a ban on signing new players for the next two transfer windows. Both Madrid sides have been slapped with the ban as a result of an ongoing investigation into breaches of FIFA rules that govern the transfer of foreign players under the age of 18. Following an initial ruling back …

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Gareth Bale Ends Manchester United Speculation And Signs Massive New Contract At Real

Gareth Bale has finally ended speculation about his future at Champions League winners Real Madrid by committing himself to the club and signing a new five-year contract. The news was confirmed late on Tuesday evening. The 27-year-old originally signed a six-year deal when he left Tottenham in 2013 for the Bernabeu. His new contract will now keep him at the club until the …

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Liverpool Make Loan Bid For Real Madrid Wonderkid [Report]

MADRID, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 21: Martin Odegaard of Real Madrid Castilla looks on before the Segunda Division B match between Real Madrid Castilla v Barakaldo CF at estadio Alfredo Di Stefano on February 21, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

It seems Liverpool are looking to add youth to their side ahead of the new season and have approached Real Madrid for a possible loan move for 17-year-old wonderkid Martin Odegaard. According to Marca, Odegaard is looking for a bigger challenge than he’s currently getting at Real Madrid Castilla, the reserve side for the Spanish giants currently playing in the Segunda División B. Liverpool …

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Manchester United Still Eyeing Move For £70m Real Madrid Outcast

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 03: Thiago Alcantara #6 of Bayern Munich grabs James Rodriguez #10 of Real Madrid during their International Champions Cup match at MetLife Stadium on August 3, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Amid the ongoing speculation regarding Paul Pogba’s move to Manchester United, the Premier League outfit are still keeping tabs on Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez and could launch a bid for the Columbian star. According to reports from Marca (via The Mirror), United will need to pay around £70 million to bring the midfielder to Old Trafford, a significant amount for …

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Paris Saint-Germain Agree €25 Million Fee For Real Madrid Forward [Report]

According to French newspaper L’Equipe, Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain have agreed a fee to sign overlooked Real Madrid forward Jesé Rodriguez ahead of the new season. The French publication believe the transfer fee to be in the region of €25 million with an announcement of the deal to be made shortly. Other reports suggest Real Madrid attempted to include a buy-back clause in the deal, but …

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Manchester United Close To Pogba Deal As Real Madrid Refuse to Pay €125 Million [Marca]

Manchester United

Manchester United’s ‘at any cost’ bid for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba appears to be back on track as Real Madrid president Florentino Perez rules out paying the player’s €125 million asking price. Following the reports that the United deal had stalled due to a disagreement over Mino Raiola’s (Pogba’s agent) fee and the news that Zinedin Zidane had expressed an …

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Opinion: Shift In The Culture Of Portuguese Football Led Them To Their Greatest Victory

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 10: Renato Sanches (top) and Portugal players celebrate their team's first goal scored by Eder (obscured) during the UEFA EURO 2016 Final match between Portugal and France at Stade de France on July 10, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

The comparisons between Portugal’s Euro 2016 victory and their most painful defeat at Euro 2004, at the hands of Greece, are irresistible, poetic even. The unfancied underdog puts in a display of grit and determination to defeat the tournament hosts, an opposition with arguably superior technical quality and skill. Except this time, victory was to be Portugal’s. But it is …

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Real Madrid Switch Transfer Focus From Pogba To His France Teammate

N'Golo Kante

Real Madrid have given up their pursuit of Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba and will instead look to sign his international teammate N’Golo Kante from Leicester City this summer, according to ABC (via 90min.com) The midfielder arrived at Leicester City shortly after the appointment of Claudio Ranieri last summer, in a remarkable £5.6 million deal from Caen. Frenchman Kante earned widespread praise for …

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Real Madrid Look To New Target As They Drop Out Of The Race For Paul Pogba

Andre Gomes Harry Kane Paul Pogba

Reports on Saturday suggested that Real Madrid had officially entered the hunt for Paul Pogba and would go toe-to-toe with Manchester United for the Frenchman’s signature. Yesterday, however, Sky Sports contradicted those claims and reported that Los Blancos – unable to keep up with United’s spending power – had ruled out a move for the Juve midfilder. They have also …

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Cristiano Ronaldo v Lionel Messi – An Unfair Battle

Before you stop reading this article, it’s not another arbitrary comparison of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. I’m not going to give you my opinion on who I think is the better footballer. Comparing two of the greatest footballers of all time is a bit like higher level maths at this stage; boring, worn-out and you’re never going to get …

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Astonishing Report About Paul Pogba and Real Madrid’s History

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Paul Pogba of Manchester United is challenged by Marc-Antoine Fortune of West Bromwich Albionduring the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford on March 11, 2012 in Manchester, England.

What might have been. It’s been well publicised that Manchester United let Paul Pogba go to Juventus for little more than pocket change back in 2012. It’s come out today that Real Madrid made a similar mistake. Sky Sports’ Kaveh Solhekol took to Twitter today to break the news. Real Madrid turned down chance to sign Paul Pogba for £100,000 …

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Manchester United Target Dubbed The ‘New Neymar’ Decides On His Future [Report]

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Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United will have to wait for the next transfer window before battling it out for the signature of Gabriel Jesus, the Brazilian striker dubbed the ‘new Neymar’. The 19-year-old has all but crushed any chance of a summer move after pledging his immediate future to current club, Palmeiras. The Brazilian side are leading the Série A …

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