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Sergio Ramos defends himself: There is no more to say

As the controversy continues over whether Spain captain, Sergio Ramos, intentionally stamped on England’s Raheem Sterling during Monday’s encounter, the Real Madrid man has defended himself by publishing a video on social networks which appears to clear him of any wrongdoing. English media had labelled Ramos as a thug, but they’d formed their opinions based on a camera angle where nothing was clear. “There […]

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Does Vinicius Junior deserve more minutes

Julen Lopetegui has only given Vinicius Junior 12 minutes of playing time with the senior Real Madrid squad so far this season and the 18-year-old would love to play more. But does he deserve to? Five of MARCA’s writers debate, presenting their arguments for why the Brazilian should or shouldn’t be featuring more frequently. Jose Luis Calderon: Yes It’s […]

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Eden Hazard could quit Chelsea because of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi

EDEN HAZARD could quit Chelsea because he wants to follow in Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s footsteps, according to Sky Sports pundit Liam Rosenior. Ronaldo and Messi have won the last 10 Ballon d’Ors between them while starring for Real Madrid and Barcelona. But both are now into their 30s – Ronaldo is 33 and Messi is 31 […]

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Paul Scholes predicts the two players Jose Mourinho will sell

MANCHESTER UNITED boss Jose Mourinho will end up selling Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial, according to Paul Scholes. Manchester United’s talented duo have both struggled for game time under the Portuguese boss this season, racking up just five league starts between them. Much of the summer transfer speculation revolved around Martial, with the Frenchman admitting […]

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Modric: I would’ve liked to be a teammate of Zidane

Featured in the next issue of a French football magazine, Luka Modric has said that he wished he could’ve been a teammate of his former Real Madridcoach, Zinedine Zidane. The Croatian also talked about Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappe in an interview which will be published in full on Tuesday. “I would’ve liked to have been a teammate of Zidane,” he said to France Football. […]

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Schuster: With VAR it will be impossible to see Clasicos like ours again

Arriving as the saviour of a newly promoted club and to keep it afloat in the Superliga, Bernd Schuster (Augsburg, Germany, 12/22/59, 58 years old) has been coaching Dalian Yifang in China since March. From the other side of the world, he’s still aware of the news in the Spanish league, especially relating to the three teams he played for: Real Madrid, Barcelona and […]

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Busquets blasted the ball at the referee at final whistle… and then apologised

Polish referee Szymon Marciniak was at the centre of controversy over a penalty appeal during England’s 3-2 victory over Spain, and he was also in the middle of it all at the final whistle when Sergio Busquets blasted the ball towards him. Frustrated at the fact that the official blew for full time straight after Sergio Ramos’ goal made it 3-2, the […]

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Thomas Partey thinks about a January exit

Atletico Madrid’s busy summer of transfer business has seen Thomas Partey‘s playing time reduce and the midfielder hasn’t ruled out a January exit. The Ghana international played 50 times last year, starting on 40 occasions and scoring five goals, but has earned under 400 minutes so far this year across nine matches. The 25-year-old isn’t happy with his […]