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Thibaut Courtois fouled Samuel Chukwueze in the box leading to Gerard Moreno stepping up to the spot and Real Madrid conceding their fourth penalty in two games.

Thibaut Courtois error sees Real Madrid draw Villarreal

Thibaut Courtois fouled Samuel Chukwueze in the box leading to Gerard Moreno stepping up to the spot and Real Madrid conceding their fourth penalty in two games.
Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane insists that star defender Raphael Varane is non-transferable amid links with Manchester United.

Zinedine Zidane: Raphael Varane not for sale at any price

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane insists that star defender Raphael Varane is non-transferable amid links with Manchester United.
Raphael Varane “wants to remain” at Real Madrid, according to Blancos director Emilio Butragueno, with the likes of Manchester United and Juventus warned off summer moves for the defender.

Manchester United well placed to pursue Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane

Manchester United are in a good position to sign Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane next summer.
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has revealed that Eden Hazard is on the mend after ankle surgery, although he refused to put a date on the Real Madrid star's return to action.

Eden Hazard returns from injury as Real Madrid host Huesca

Eden Hazard makes his first league start of the season after featuring for 20 minutes against Borussia Mönchengladbach in midweek.
Lionel Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona, according to Juan Sebastian Veron, who says the Argentine superstar is struggling amid the Blaugrana's search for an identity.

Juan Sebastian Veron: Leo Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona

Lionel Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona, according to Juan Sebastian Veron, who says the Argentine superstar is struggling amid the Blaugrana's search for an identity.
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has revealed that Eden Hazard is on the mend after ankle surgery, although he refused to put a date on the Real Madrid star's return to action.

Zinedine Zidane includes Eden Hazard in Real Madrid trip to Germany

The complete squad for the Borussia Monchengladbach trip is as follows: Thibaut Courtois, Andry Lunin, Diego Altube, Eder Militao, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane, Marcelo, Ferland Mendy, Santos, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Casemiro, Fede Valverde, Isco, Eden Hazard, Karim Benzema, Marco Asensio, Lucas Vazquez, Luka Jovic, Vinicius and Rodrygo.
Louis Saha believes Paul Pogba is the only world-class player at Manchester United right now and is adamant he has Ballon d'Or potential.

Paul Pogba denies quitting France team over president’s comments

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba on Monday denied media reports that claimed he had quit the French national team over comments made by the country’s president, Emmanuel Macron.

Barcelona legend Ronaldinho contracts coronavirus

The World Cup winner, through a story he posted on Instagram, broke the news, saying that he tested positive for Coronavirus, while being asymptomatic, and self-isolating in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Former Liverpool defender, Jamie Carragher, has identified Manchester City playmaker, Kevin de Bruyne, as among the three best players in the world, behind Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Jamie Carragher names third best player in the world

Former Liverpool defender, Jamie Carragher, has identified Manchester City playmaker, Kevin de Bruyne, as among the three best players in the world, behind Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Gareth Bale’s former Tottenham team-mate Andros Townsend believes that Real Madrid should not be offloading the Wales star, they should be building him a statue instead.

Andros Townsend: Real Madrid treatment of Gareth Bale is baffling

Gareth Bale’s former Tottenham team-mate Andros Townsend believes that Real Madrid should not be offloading the Wales star, they should be building him a statue instead.
Gareth Bale is “not ecstatic” at Real Madrid, admits his agent Jonathan Barnett, but the Wales international has “never asked to leave” the La Liga giants.

Gareth Bale: Real Madrid blocked my return to Premier League

Gareth Bale has accused Real Madrid of making it “very difficult” to leave the Spanish club as the Wales forward looks to end his Bernabeu exile.
France's Paul Pogba in action with Turkey's Burak Yilmaz REUTERS-Gokhan Kilincer-File Photo

Paul Pogba left out of France squad after contracting coronavirus

“But unfortunately for him, he took a test (for COVID-19) yesterday which turned out to be positive today, so at the last minute he was replaced by Eduardo Camavinga.”
Chelsea made unsuccessful attempts to sign Neymar from Santos ahead of his move to Barcelona, it has emerged.

Neymar matches Lionel Messi with Champions League feat against Atalanta

Neymar has etched his name into the history books after playing a lively part in Paris Saint-Germain's dramatic 2-1 win over Atalanta in the Champions League quarter-finals.
Pep Guardiola has praised Gabriel Jesus for downing Real Madrid in the Champions League, insisting the Manchester City striker was the man of these two games.

Pep Guardiola praises Gabriel Jesus for downing Real Madrid in Champions League

Pep Guardiola has praised Gabriel Jesus for downing Real Madrid in the Champions League, insisting the Manchester City striker "was the man of these two games".
Real Madrid’s Welsh forward Gareth Bale reacts after missing a goal oportunity during the Spanish league football match between Athletic Club Bilbao and Real Madrid CF at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on September 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE

Real Madrid fans vote Gareth Bale as worst player of the season

Real Madrid’s goalkeeper, defence and midfield are back to their best, but in my opinion, they need to offer their French talisman more support up top if they want to improve further
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has revealed that Eden Hazard is on the mend after ankle surgery, although he refused to put a date on the Real Madrid star's return to action.

Eden Hazard rates first season at Real Madrid worst in career

Madrid secured their 34th La Liga title with a 2-1 win against Villareal on Thursday but Hazard, who was limited to 16 appearances and one goal in the league, admits he had a minimal impact.
Real Madrid could win La Liga on Monday after a routine 2-0 win over Alaves on Friday put them within touching distance of the title.

Real Madrid in sight of title after beating Alaves

Real Madrid could win La Liga on Monday after a routine 2-0 win over Alaves on Friday put them within touching distance of the title.
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.

Real Madrid boss set to improvise for right-back position

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is prepared to improvise for the absence of Dani Carvajal when the Los Blancos take on Alaves on Friday evening.

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