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Former AC Milan player Kaka at the St. Petersburg Stadium. MB Media via Getty Images

Kaka: Lionel Messi effect is keeping Cristiano Ronaldo at the top

Cristiano Ronaldo's motivation to stay at the top of world football comes from his rivalry with Barcelona star Lionel Messi, Kaka says.
Zinedine Zidane reiterated that his Real Madrid squad have a clean slate as his second reign as head coach began with a 2-0 La Liga win over Celta Vigo.

Zinedine Zidane promises key role for exiled Real Madrid stars Isco and Marcelo

Zinedine Zidane reiterated that his Real Madrid squad have a clean slate as his second reign as head coach began with a 2-0 La Liga win over Celta Vigo.
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho awaits kick off in the Champions League group H football match between Manchester United and Juventus at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 23, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Roman Calderon: Jose Mourinho was Real Madrid’s first choice

Jose Mourinho was Florentino Perez's first choice as Real Madrid head coach, and not Zinedine Zidane, according to former club president Roman Calderon.

Jose Mourinho: Perfect reunion for Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid

Having coached the Spanish giants between 2010 and 2013, Mourinho had been linked with a return to the Santiago Bernabeu to replace Santiago Solari, who was sacked following Madrid's Champions League exit at the hands of Ajax.
Real Madrid´s newly appointed French coach Zinedine Zidane arrives gives a press conference on March 11, 2019 in Madrid. – Zinedine Zidane has made a sensational return as coach of Real Madrid after Santiago Solari’s sacking was finally confirmed. Zidane has been given a contract until June 2022, just nine months after he resigned at the end of last season, having led Madrid to an historic third consecutive Champions League triumph. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP)

Why Real Madrid chose Zinedine Zidane over Jose Mourinho

Real Madrid's turbulent season took another twist on Monday as Santiago Solari was given the boot, paving the way for Zinedine Zidane to return as head coach.

Ryan Giggs: Gareth Bale critics nothing new at Real Madrid

Ryan Giggs insists criticism of Gareth Bale is merely part and parcel of being a Real Madrid player, with the Wales boss citing how Cristiano Ronaldo used to be targeted, too.
Real Madrid´s newly appointed French coach Zinedine Zidane arrives gives a press conference on March 11, 2019 in Madrid. – Zinedine Zidane has made a sensational return as coach of Real Madrid after Santiago Solari’s sacking was finally confirmed. Zidane has been given a contract until June 2022, just nine months after he resigned at the end of last season, having led Madrid to an historic third consecutive Champions League triumph. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP)

Zinedine Zidane risks reputation to usher in new era at Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane stood for 29 minutes fielding questions but all of them really came down to two: Why now? And, what next?

Zinedine Zidane ready for Real Madrid challenge

Zinedine Zidane has returned to Real Madrid with recharged batteries and no regrets after signing a three-year contract to replace the sacked Santiago Solari.

Midas touch Zinedine Zidane in Real Madrid relaunch

Sitting alongside a shell-shocked Florentino Perez in May last year, Zidane said Madrid would have problems if he stayed. However, they’ve had problems without him too and now he has returned to fix them.
Real Madrid coach Santi Solari

Santiago Solari vows to ‘give the best I have’ amid talk of imminent Real...

Santiago Solari has refused to offer any updates on his future at Real Madrid and insists he will give his all to turn their fortunes around, amid talk that he will be sacked this weekend.

Ernesto Valverde: Santiago Solari is good, just like Zinedine Zidane and Jose Mourinho

Santiago Solari received the backing of Barcelona's Ernesto Valverde, who said the under-fire Real Madrid boss is a good coach.
Eric Bailly has praised Manchester United’s 3-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in Tuesday’s Champions League game at Parc des Princes.

UEFA explains reasons behind controversial Manchester United penalty at Parc des Princes

UEFA has defended the decision to award Manchester United a late penalty in their Champions League victory over Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday.
Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho ready to work as Real Madrid set for major changes after Ajax’s...

Revolution is in the air at Real Madrid after their Champions League empire was razed to the ground with an astounding 4-1 loss at home to Ajax Amsterdam on Tuesday.
Real Madrid’s Welsh forward Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match between RCD Espanyol and Real Madrid CF at the RCDE Stadium in Cornella de Llobregat on January 27, 2019. (Photo by Josep LAGO - AFP)

Gareth Bale came close to joining Manchester United in 2013, says David Moyes

David Moyes has revealed he came close to making Gareth Bale his first signing at Manchester United in 2013.
Real Madrid crashed out of the UEFA Champions League in shocking fashion with a 1-4 defeat to Ajax in the second leg of the Round of 16 on Tuesday night at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid.

How the Spanish press reacted to Real Madrid’s Ajax humiliation

Real Madrid's stranglehold on the Champions League came to an unceremonious and humiliating end against Ajax on Tuesday.
Sergio Ramos, Nacho, Toni Kroos, Real Madrid

Toni Kroos: People quick to forget Real Madrid three-peat

Toni Kroos said people are quick to forget about Real Madrid's three consecutive Champions League titles as he insisted the club's European streak will never be repeated following their shock elimination on Tuesday.
Real Madrid’s Welsh forward Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match between RCD Espanyol and Real Madrid CF at the RCDE Stadium in Cornella de Llobregat on January 27, 2019. (Photo by Josep LAGO - AFP)

Gareth Bale agent blasts Real fans for “disgraceful” treatment

Gareth Bale’s agent has defended the Real Madrid winger against fierce criticism from fans, branding their treatment of the Welsh winger “a disgrace”.
Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric looks on during the UEFA Champions League group G football match between Real Madrid CF and AS Roma at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on September 19, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - GABRIEL BOUYS

Luka Modric: Why Real Madrid still miss Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has said that the club still misses Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo.

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