Conte’s reasoning for preferring Bale over Hazard.


When Gareth Bale’s contract with Tottenham expires next summer, Antonio Conte is said to be interested in bringing him back. If Spurs acquire Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, he would return to the Premier League for the third time, having previously played for the club before joining Los Blancos and being loaned out to Tottenham … Read more

Everything you need to know about ‘Operation Mbappe’: He just has 50 days till he can start negotiating.


There are just 50 days before Real Madrid may engage in transfer business with and capture the services of Kylian Mbappe, whose contract with Paris Saint-Germain expires in June 2022. Los Blancos attempted unsuccessfully to recruit the Frenchman last summer when PSG refused to sell him, but he will be free to engage with other … Read more

Benzema is looked after by Deschamps.


Karim Benzema is an important player for both Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti and France coach Didier Deschamps, who allowed the striker four days free before he had to join up with Les Bleus for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers. Deschamps chose to rest Benzema from the conclusion of Real Madrid’s encounter against Rayo Vallecano, … Read more

Tite: This isn’t Coutinho’s greatest performance; Brazil needs to bring him back to his best form at Liverpool.


Philippe Coutinho was a late addition to Tite’s Brazil team for the World Cup qualifiers against Colombia and Argentina, but the Selecao manager is keen to see the Barcelona midfielder reclaim his form from a few years ago. While at Liverpool, the 29-year-old became one of the finest players in the world, but after moving … Read more

At Real Madrid, Isco retreats into the shadows.


Carlo Ancelotti made a point of praising Isco during Real Madrid’s pre-season, praising the 29-year-mentality, old’s but just a few months into the season, he has fallen to the bottom of the midfield pecking order. Isco had a limited role under Zinedine Zidane in the 2020/21 season, making just 29 appearances across all competitions. In … Read more

Casemiro: I’ll tell my grandkids that I was on the same team as Modric and Kroos.


Casemiro, a Real Madrid midfielder, has expressed how much he admires his engine-room teammates Toni Kroos and Luka Modric, whom he feels future generations will remember. In a recent interview, the Brazilian international revealed that playing alongside those two is something he’ll be able to brag about for the rest of his life. “It’s a … Read more

Real Madrid are interested in acquiring Lens defender Jonathan Clauss to replace the injured Dani Carvajal.

Jonathan Clauss

Real Madrid are reportedly considering a move for RC Lens’ French right-back Jonathan Clauss to replace long-serving defender Dani Carvajal at the Santiago Bernabeu, according to Fichajes.Clauss began his career at the RC Strasbourg academy before moving on to Vauban Strasbourg, SV Linx, US Raon-l’Etape, US Avranches, Quevilly Rouen, and Arminia Bielefeld before arriving at … Read more