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Paul Pogba’s attitude and inconsistency would not be accepted at Real Madrid, says Paul Parker, with more expected from a World Cup-winning Manchester United midfielder.

Paul Scholes: Paul Pogba in fantasy world where he’s the best

Paul Pogba has been accused of living in “a fantasy world” by Manchester United legend Paul Scholes, with questions continuing to be asked of his future at Old Trafford.
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui shouts instructions during 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)

Barcelona await stumbling Real Madrid as Julen Lopetegui looks for lifeline at Camp Nou

Julen Lopetegui said it was the happiest day of his life being named coach of Real Madrid but he could not have imagined this.

Manchester United confident David de Gea will sign a new deal

Manchester United are confident goalkeeper David de Gea will sign a new long-term contract at Old Trafford following Thibaut Courtois’ move to Real Madrid, Sky Sports reports.

Arsene Wenger set for Old Trafford farewell

Arsene Wenger is unsure of the welcome he will receive on his final visit to Old Trafford as Arsenal boss on Sunday after many “great battles” against Manchester United during his two decades in charge.

Steven Gerrard: Mo Salah better than Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has said that Mohamed Salah is the best player on the planet after another excellent performance against Roma in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Zinedine Zidane: Cristiano Ronaldo one of the most beautiful players in football history

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score in 10 successive Champions League games as he struck twice for holders Real Madrid in a 3-0 win at Juventus in Tuesday’s quarter-final first leg.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s double helps Real Madrid thrash Juventus in Turin

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a spectacular brace to hand Real Madrid a 3-0 victory over Juventus in their Champions League quarterfinal first leg on Tuesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo scores in record 10th straight Champions League match

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo scored in his 10th straight Champions League match on Tuesday, breaking the record previously held by Ruud van Nistelrooy.

Karim Benzema the fall guy as Real Madrid flounder

In a recurring theme of Real Madrid's stuttering season, Zinedine Zidane protested all his side lacked was a goal as they fell 10 points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona after firing more blanks in a bad-tempered Madrid derby.

Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho using ‘high-risk’ tactics – Gary Neville

Gary Neville thinks Jose Mourinho is using a "high-risk, but brave" tactic of taking on Manchester United fans - and will get a response from his players.

Lukaku handling Man United expectation – Van Nistelrooy

Romelu Lukaku has the attributes to become a firm Old Trafford favourite following the Belgian striker’s accomplished start to his Manchester United career, says Ruud van Nistelrooy.

Van Nistelrooy impressed by Lukaku start at Man United

Manchester United newboy Romelu Lukaku has already impressed club legend Ruud van Nistelrooy with his start to life at Old Trafford.

Man United, Barcelona to honour attack victims

Manchester United and Barcelona will honour victims of the terror attacks in their two cities prior to Saturday's charity match between former players from the clubs at Old Trafford.

I want to learn Pidgin English – Vardy

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy says he’s learning how to speak Pidgin English as fluently as the Nigerian players in his team.

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Gil Marin: We need players totally committed to Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid chief executive Miguel Angel Gil Marin said the LaLiga club need "players totally committed" and ensured those who have "abandoned" the team will be replaced by quality amid Antoine Griezmann's plans to leave.

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