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LANDOVER, MD - AUGUST 04: Marco Asensio #20 of Real Madrid celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal against Juventus in the second half during the International Champions Cup 2018 at FedExField on August 4, 2018 in Landover, Maryland. Patrick McDermott/Getty Images/AFP/Patrick McDermott / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Real Madrid sign new £950 million 10-year sponsorship deal with Adidas

Real Madrid have agreed a world record 10-year deal with Adidas which will become the most lucrative shirt deal in the history of football.

Antonio Conte to replace Julen Lopetegui at Real Madrid

Real Madrid are to sack coach Julen Lopetegui after their 5-1 humiliation by arch-rivals Barcelona and former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is set to replace him, Spanish media reported on Monday.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 06, 2018 Dortmund's Spanish forward Paco Alcacer celebrates scoring the 4-3 against Augsburg during the German first division Bundesliga football match Borussia Dortmund vs FC Augsburg in Dortmund. - The 26-year-old goal machine Paco Alcacer, who is on loan from Barcelona, says playing against Atletico Madrid feels like 'toothache', and he hopes to extract maximum revenge for past suffering when Borussia Dortmund meet them in the October 24, 2018 Champions League clash. (Photo by INA FASSBENDER / AFP) /

Paco Alcacer: Facing Atletico Madrid is like ‘toothache’

Goal machine Paco Alcacer says playing against Atletico Madrid feels like 'a toothache' -- and he hopes to extract maximum revenge for past suffering when Borussia Dortmund meet them in Wednesday's Champions League clash.
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui gestures during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF against Levante UD at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 20, 2018. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS - AFP)

Reports: Real Madrid set to sack Julen Lopetegui

Real Madrid are set to sack boss Julen Lopetegui in the next few HOURS – and have already lined up Santiago Solari to replace him, according to reports in Spain.
Barcelona's Arturo Vidal

Barcelona’s Arturo Vidal fined €800,000 for aggravated battery

A report in Sport Bild, as cited by Marca, outlined how the 31-year-old was part of a group in September 2017 who are said to have attacked another guest at Crown’s Club with a three-litre bottle of vodka.
Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino awaits kick off in the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Tottenham Hotspur at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on September 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK /

Barcelona clash has special meaning for Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino

In dire need of a famous victor to revive his team's Champions League campaign, Mauricio Pochettino will draw on the memory of the most cherished success of his career when Tottenham host Barcelona on Wednesday.
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale

Reports: Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale has not suffered new muscle injury

Gareth Bale did not suffer a new muscle injury in Real Madrid's 0-0 draw against Atletico Madrid on Saturday, according to reports in Spain, and could return for next weekend's trip to Alaves.
Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino: Impossible to take Barcelona job

Mauricio Pochettino says it would be "impossible" for him to coach Barcelona in the future as his Tottenham side prepare to face the Spanish champions on Wednesday.
Luis Enrique

Optimism for ‘new Spain’ as Luis Enrique opens with win at Wembley

“This is the new Spain”, hailed the country’s top sports daily Marca, after Luis Enrique’s new dawn began with an affirming 2-1 win over England at Wembley on Saturday.
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar - AFP PHOTO - FRANCK FIFE

Ronaldinho: I’d be happier if Neymar returned to Barcelona

Ronaldinho admits he would be “happier” if Neymar made a stunning return to Barcelona, but doubts a deal can be done for the Paris Saint-Germain forward.

La Liga wants matches in Mexico

La Liga has plans to stage matches in Mexico alongside their hopes of taking the league directly to the United States.
Thomas Lemar

Thomas Lemar: Antoine Griezmann convinced me to join Atletico Madrid

Thomas Lemar has said France teammate Antoine Griezmann's decision to stay at Atletico Madrid and his praise for the club helped convince him to join them.
Mariano Diaz

Real Madrid set to buy back striker Mariano Diaz from Lyon

Real Madrid are set to bring striker Mariano Diaz back to the club, a year on from selling him to Lyon, after they matched an earlier bid by La Liga rivals Sevilla, the Andalusian side said on Tuesday.
Filipe Luís

Diego Simeone: Filipe Luis is ‘a player we want to keep’

Brazilian left back Filipe Luis, reportedly coveted by París Saint-Germain, is an “extremely important player” for Atletico Madrid and “one we want to keep a lot,” coach Diego Simeone said on Sunday.
Kylian Mbappe

Vadim Vasilyev: Real Madrid still frustrated over Kylian Mbappe

Real Madrid's Florentino Perez has not forgiven Monaco for selling Kylian Mbappe to Paris Saint-Germain rather than his club, Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev has told RMC.
Enzo Zidane

Enzo Zidane: I’ve always been under pressure because of my name

Enzo Zidane, the son of Real Madrid legend Zinedine, admits his surname has brought added challenges in his footballing career, but he is prepared to embrace those ahead of starting the season with Ray Majadahonda.
Thibaut Courtois

Reports: Thibaut Courtois on verge of Real Madrid move

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is closing in on a move to Real Madrid in a deal worth around 35 million euros ($41 million), Spanish media reported on Tuesday.
Mateo Kovacic

Chelsea close to completing Matteo Kovacic loan transfer from Madrid

Chelsea are close to signing Croatian midfielder Matteo Kovacic on a season loan deal from Real Madrid, according to reports in Spain.

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[FILES] Liverpool's English striker Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English League Cup third round football match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on September 26, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS /

Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge charged with breaching FA betting rules

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association's betting rules, the English governing body announced Monday.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

David Umahi warns employers over rejection of corps members

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Monday, warned employers of labour over rejection of corps members posted to their organisations by the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state.

Police nab four suspected robbers in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has arrested four suspected robbers in Abuja.

Abdulfatah Ahmed alleges APC importing unknown persons to disrupt Kwara by-election

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has assured the people of the state, especially residents of Irepodun, Oke Ero, Isin and Ekiti Federal Constituency of their safety and security during next Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election.

Teleology takes over 9Mobile

Teleology has formally taken over control of Nigeria’s troubled telecommunication company, 9mobile, by appointing a new board of directors, headed by 54 year-old Nasiru Ado Bayero.