Alves reveals secret Ronaldo admiration after years of ‘El Clasico’ rivalry

Former Barcelona star Dani Alves has revealed a hidden respect and admiration for five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo. The pair were both domestic and European rivals when Barcelona and Real Madrid went head to head for the biggest prizes in club football. Getty Images – Getty Dani Alves now plays his club football in […]

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Vinicius Jr sends powerful message to Atleti fans who chanted racist abuse at him

Real Madrid’s win over Atletico Madrid was overshadowed by some abhorrent racist chanting aimed at Vinicius Jr before the match. Chants of ‘Vinicius is a monkey’ were heard from a large number of Atletico supporters outside the Wanda Metropolitano as Real Madrid’s team bus arrived at the ground. AFP Real Madrid claim the bragging rights […]

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Xavi insists stalwart remains in his plans at Barcelona despite Inter reports

Barcelona manager Xavi says he wanted more signings this summer despite the club’s public salary struggles. The Spanish giants struggled so much with LaLiga’s cost cap rules that assets had to be sold to register a number of new signings. Getty Xavi would have liked even more players through the door Xavi insists Alba is […]

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Arthur: ‘Ronaldo scrutinised our diet, playing with Messi a privilege and Neymar is a genius’

Not many players can say they have called Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and Lionel Messi teammates, but Arthur Melo can. The midfielder, who is about to join Premier League side Liverpool from Juventus once revealed what it is like to play with all three modern greats, giving his views on their abilities on the pitch and […]

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Barcelona left Haaland beaming with rapturous welcome but cheers later turned to boos

Erling Haaland was reminded what he could have had by a loving Camp Nou crowd against Barcelona, but their cheers later turned to boos. The Manchester City striker was a second half substitute in the charity game, witnessing the first 72 minutes from the touchline. Getty Haaland was visibly overjoyed with the reaction from the […]

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Man United announce Casemiro transfer as deal is struck with Real Madrid

Manchester United have reached an agreement for the signing of Casemiro from Real Madrid. Subject to agreeing personal terms and passing a medical, he will become United’s fourth summer recruit following the arrivals of Christian Eriksen, Tyrell Malacia and Lisandro Martinez and will arrive for a reported fee of £60million. Getty Casemiro has joined Manchester […]

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Chelsea confident of hijacking Man United’s move for De Jong and hope to agree deal

Chelsea are hopeful agreeing a fee with Barcelona for midfielder Frenkie de Jong, talkSPORT understands. Manchester United have spent three months trying to sign de Jong but Chelsea are now confident of hijacking the deal. Getty De Jong has been playing for Barca in pre-season However, the Blues are waiting for the Dutch midfielder to […]

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Barcelona fans appear to shout abuse at De Jong on arrival at training ground

Frenkie de Jong appears to have become the second Barcelona player in a week to receive an unfriendly reception from the club’s fans. This time though, supporters seem to be taking it to beyond the Nou Camp, telling the midfielder exactly what they think about him outside their training ground instead. Getty De Jong is […]

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Man United confirm Telles loan to Sevilla and Ten Hag aiming to offload more players

Manchester United full-back Alex Telles has joined Sevilla on a season-long loan, the Premier League club have announced. The 29-year-old left-back arrived at Old Trafford in 2020 for £18million after a very impressive four-year spell with Porto. Getty Telles is set to leave the Red Devils this summer Telles failed to make his mark under both Ole Gunnar […]

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Barcelona make De Jong statement amid Man United transfer standstill

Frenkie de Jong’s potential move to Manchester United has been a rollercoaster ride to say the least. Now, Barcelona‘s president Joan Laporta has given a fresh update on De Jong’s future and the star’s intentions – and it won’t be music to the ears of Man United fans or their new manager, Erik ten Hag. […]

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