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Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has singled out goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois for praise following their 2-0 win at home to Alaves.

Real Madrid boss praises Thibaut Courtois following Alaves win

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has singled out goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois for praise following their 2-0 win at home to Alaves.
Real Madrid’s win at Athletic Club Bilbao on Sunday was overshadowed by a controversial VAR decision not to award the hosts a penalty.

VAR did not spot penalty against Real Madrid due to mistranslated rule – report

Real Madrid’s win at Athletic Club Bilbao on Sunday was overshadowed by a controversial VAR decision not to award the hosts a penalty.
Zinedine Zidane confirmed in the post match press-conference that he took Dani Carvajal off at half-time because he had an ankle problem. He also confirmed that he replaced Hazard as he had picked up a knock.

Aitor Karanka: Zinedine Zidane has got the magic touch

The Blancos entered lockdown sat behind arch-rivals Barcelona in the table and with a 2-1 deficit to overturn in a Champions League last-16 clash with Manchester City in order to keep their European dreams alive.
Chelsea legend Frank Leboeuf has urged Blues boss Frank Lampard to save his cash rather than fork out for Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho.

Philippe Coutinho cuts wages by 50% to extend Bayern Munich loan

Philippe Coutinho has extended his loan deal at Bayern Munich from Barcelona until the end of the 2019/20 season.
Barcelona coach Quique Setien said on Wednesday he would not get involved in “Lionel Messi’s life” after the Argentine superstar became entangled in a row with the club’s sporting director Eric Abidal.

Real Betis seek return of Barcelona boss Quique Setien

The Seville-based club are currently without a permanent Coach following the sacking of Rubi just over a week ago, with sporting director Alexis Trujillo filling the position on an interim basis until the end of the season.
Achraf Hakimi celebrates scoring against Paderborn on 31 May by paying tribute to George Floyd. Reuters

Real Madrid agree €40 million deal for Inter Milan defender

Real Madrid has agreed a €40 million deal with Inter Milan for the services of defender Acraf Hakimi, according to report in Marca.
Barcelona

Barcelona set to edge out Real Madrid in the signing of La Liga attacker

Barcelona is prepared to beat Real Madrid to the signing of La Liga attacker Fabian Luzzi from Rayo Vallecano as the Camp Nou outfit is getting closer to complete the deal than their rivals.
Lionel Messi on Monday allowed a deadline to pass in his contract that would have allowed him to terminate the deal unilaterally and leave Barcelona on a free, Marca today report.

Lionel Messi close to agreeing Barcelona contract extension

The 32-year old is out of contract at the end of next season, and the club have initiated talks with Messi and his representative, and father, Jorge.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has issued a rallying call to his players ahead of their La Liga return against Eibar this weekend.

Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid have 11 finals to play in La Liga

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has issued a rallying call to his players ahead of their La Liga return against Eibar this weekend.
Lionel Messi on Monday allowed a deadline to pass in his contract that would have allowed him to terminate the deal unilaterally and leave Barcelona on a free, Marca today report.

Lionel Messi set to stay at Barca until 2021 after passing contract deadline

Lionel Messi on Monday allowed a deadline to pass in his contract that would have allowed him to terminate the deal unilaterally and leave Barcelona on a free, Marca today report.
La Liga President Javier Tebas poses during an interview with Reuters at the La Liga headquarters in Madrid, Spain, October 2, 2018. REUTERS-Paul Hanna

La Liga to start next season on September 12

La Liga president Javier Tebas said on Friday that the league is hoping the 2020/21 season can start on September 12.
Inter have demanded €90 million plus Arturo Vidal on a permanent basis as well as Antoine Griezmann on loan from Barcelona, in return for Lautaro Martinez according to a report aired moments ago by Italian broadcaster Sport Mediaset.

Inter Milan star on the verge of Barcelona switch

Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez is very close to joining Barcelona, according to his former club president Victor Blanco.
Experienced former referee Eduardo Iturralde González has claimed that 90 percent of officials within the nation are fans of Real Madrid.

90 percent of Spanish referees support Real Madrid – former official

Experienced former referee Eduardo Iturralde González has claimed that 90 percent of officials within the nation are fans of Real Madrid.
Inter have demanded €90 million plus Arturo Vidal on a permanent basis as well as Antoine Griezmann on loan from Barcelona, in return for Lautaro Martinez according to a report aired moments ago by Italian broadcaster Sport Mediaset.

Inter to sign PSG star as replacement for Barca-bound Lautaro Martinez

Inter hope to sign striker Edinson Cavani as a free agent this summer to replace Barcelona-bound star Lautaro Martinez.
“I have presented my resignation as president of La Liga in order to begin new presidential elections, in which I will be a candidate,” Tebas said on Twitter.

Sevilla forward backs June 12 LaLiga return

Sevilla forward Munir El Haddadi is in favour of LaLiga resuming the 2019-20 season from June 12, convinced that gives teams long enough to prepare.
“I have presented my resignation as president of La Liga in order to begin new presidential elections, in which I will be a candidate,” Tebas said on Twitter.

La Liga plan to restart with Seville derby on Friday night

La Liga plan to restart the 2019/20 campaign with the Seville derby between Sevilla and Real Betis being staged on Friday night, June 12.
Zidane picked out Gareth Bale, Toni Kroos, Fede Valverde, Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane for praise.

Sergio Ramos, Ivan Rakiti, others voice support for LaLiga return

Several key figures in Spanish football, from players and coaches to directors, have spoken out about why the time is right for LaLiga to restart.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UEFA releases possible dates for Champions League games

UEFA’s plan to complete the Champions League and Europa League continues. The plan says that they will be played throughout the month of August once the leagues are done in July.

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