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Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk criticises Cristiano Ronaldo

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has criticised Cristiano Ronaldo for ganging up against young defender, Trent Alexandre-Arnold, during their Champions League final 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid.
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Nacho, Casemiro add to Real Madrid injury crisis

Real Madrid are facing a deepening injury crisis after it was confirmed that both Nacho and Casemiro are set for spells on the sidelines.
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui gives instructions to his players during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF against Levante UD at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 20, 2018.GABRIEL BOUYS - AFP

Julen Lopetegui: Real Madrid future won’t affect Clasico preparation against Barcelona

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui has said speculation over his future will not affect his team's preparation for Sunday's Clasico away at Barcelona.
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Gareth Bale handed £300,000 fine for tax fraud

Gareth Bale has reportedly been fined nearly £300,000 by the Spanish authorities for using a UK company to avoid paying tax on his image rights earnings.
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Marcelo: Cristiano Ronaldo departure ‘a surprise’ to everyone at Real Madrid

Marcelo has admitted that Cristiano Ronaldo’s summer move away from Real Madrid came as “a surprise” to everyone, but he is eager to point out that “the club is bigger than any player”.
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Marcelo: Julen Lopetegui ‘trying everything possible’ to succeed at Real Madrid

Real Madrid left-back Marcelo has said manager Julen Lopetegui was "trying everything possible" to get the team playing better ahead of the Clasico at the Camp Nou.
(BACK L-R) Real Madrid's Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas, Real Madrid's Spanish defender Sergio Ramos, Real Madrid's German midfielder Toni Kroos, Real Madrid's Brazilian midfielder Casemiro, Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema, (FRONT L-R) Real Madrid's Spanish midfielder Isco, Real Madrid's Spanish midfielder Lucas Vazquez, Real Madrid's Spanish defender Nacho Fernandez, Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale, Real Madrid's Brazilian defender Marcelo and Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric pose before the UEFA Champions League group G football match between Real Madrid CF and FC Viktoria Plzen at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 23, 2018. (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP)

Real Madrid victory buys Julen Lopetegui time but not security

Julen Lopetegui grasped at the hope it could prove a turning point but Real Madrid's 2-1 win over Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League is unlikely to guarantee his survival.

Marcelo: I’ve received no offer from Juventus

Real Madrid defender Marcelo said he has not received an offer from Juventus, amid reports of interest from the Serie A side.
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Oier Olazabal: Real Madrid clearly miss Cristiano Ronaldo threat

Levante goalkeeper Oier Olazabal says Real Madrid are missing Cristiano Ronaldo, claiming the European champions are "not as good as usual" after his side's 2-1 win over Julen Lopetegui's men on Saturday.
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui gives instructions to his players during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF against Levante UD at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 20, 2018.GABRIEL BOUYS - AFP

Real Madrid’s Julen Lopetegui fears no job loss after defeat to Levante

Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui stressed the last thing he was thinking about was whether his job was under threat after his side were beaten 2-1 at home by Levante, their third successive defeat in all competitions.
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)

Julen Lopetegui: I believe in Real Madrid more than ever

Julen Lopetegui insists he believes in his struggling Real Madrid team more than ever and remains calm about his future despite their 2-1 loss at home to Levante on Saturday.
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui attends a training session at the Valdebebas training ground in Madrid on October 19, 2018. - Real Madrid and Barcelona cannot avoid heading into next week's Clasico under pressure but each have two games to lift the mood at least, ahead of the pivotal clash at the Camp Nou. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP)

Julen Lopetegui ‘calm’ over his Real Madrid future

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui said on Friday that he feels "good" and "calm" over his future at the club despite four winless matches.
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema

Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema sidelined with hamstring injury

Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema has suffered a hamstring injury which Spanish media have reported could keep the Frenchman out of action for two weeks.
Sergio Ramos said it would be crazy to sack Julen Lopetegui after eight La Liga games but the pressure is mounting on the Real Madrid coach after Saturday's defeat to Alaves.

Five things going wrong at Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos said it would be "crazy" to sack Julen Lopetegui after eight La Liga games but the pressure is mounting on the Real Madrid coach after Saturday's defeat to Alaves.
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale fit to play as Real Madrid target win against Alaves

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui has confirmed Gareth Bale is fit and ready to play as Real Madrid look to end their goal drought against Alaves on Saturday.
Sergio Ramos has hit back at Diego Maradona. (AFP : Getty Images)

Julen Lopetegui: Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos requires rest

Julen Lopetegui has insisted he left Sergio Ramos out of Real Madrid's latest Champions League squad because he needs a rest.
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.
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Real Madrid head to Moscow with fewer stars

Luka Modric returns to the Luzhniki Stadium on Tuesday, the scene of Croatia’s World Cup final defeat to France, not only as FIFA’s best men’s player but the star of Real Madrid too.

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