At the beginning of the season, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti informed the media that it would only be a matter of time before his players settled inwith the La Liga giants. Los Blancos' boss believed that summer signings James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos would soon become comfortable with their new teammates and that his club would move forward following the departuresof Xabi Alonso, Angel di Maria and Diego Lopez.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has suggested that Brendan Rodgers leave striker Mario Balotelli out of his starting eleven in order to give his side the best chance of beating Real Madrid on Wednesday.
Speaking onSky Sports: Monday Night Football, Carragher urged the Liverpool boss to drop the Italian international from the lineup and moved Raheem Sterling further forward.
Being a Real Madrid fan means winning trophies, spending money on big signings, and winning even more trophies. You also get lots of shit when the expensively assembled team doesn't win, but, hey, comes with the territory. What being a Real Madrid fan never meant before was this: selling key players in the prime of their career.
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale is battling for fitness ahead of Wednesday's Champions League match at Liverpool after the club announced he is suffering from a buttock muscle injury.
The 25-year-old Wales star was an unused substitute in Saturday's Primera Division win over Levante on his return from international duty, while reports in Spain said he also sat out training on Monday.
Barcelona continued their great run in to the season with a hard won 3-0 victory against the newly promoted Eibar. The match remained goal less for almost an hour, thanks to Eibar's dodgy defense but Barca courtesy of Messi, Xavi and Neymar secured a vital three points going into Clasico. Ahead of the Clasico last next week, Real Madrid threw up a challenge with their 5-0 victory earlier on the night.
Levante vs Real Madrid 0-5 Highlights 2014 Ronaldo Chicharito Isco James Goals Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter
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The draw for the fourth round of the Copa del Rey has been made with the first legs set to be played on Wednesday December 3rd and the return fixture to be contested two weeks later on December 17th; except for the tie between Cornella and the reigning title holders Real Madrid, which will be played on October 29 and December 3rd because of Los Blancos involvement in the FIFA Club World Cup.
Chelsea Set To Beat Arsenal To World-Class Midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea and Arsenal have a vast recent history of targeting similar big-name players. These transfer-window feuds though, have nearly always ended in a Blues' victory. Chelsea have stolen the likes of Juan Mata and Gary Cahill right from under the Gunner's noses in the past few seasons, and these players have gone on to have extremely fruitful careers at Stamford Bridge.
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Spanish giants Real Madrid will make their way onto the Anfield turf on Wednesday night as Liverpool attempt to recreate one of numerous classic European nights in front of the Kop. With news filtering through that Gareth Bale will also be missing for the tie, every bonus will aid Brendan Rodgers' side as he searches for a landmark win.
Good news: Liverpool star not in Real Madrid transfer plans - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Real Madrid visit Anfield on Wednesday as the European Champions take on Liverpool in the Champions League group league tie.Ahead of this mouth watering clash, Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has revealed that his side do not need Liverpool youngster Raheem Sterling at the moment although he acknowledges that the 19-year-old is "one of the best in Europe.
Arsenal were handed an unequivocal `forget it` by the Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti on our hopes of completing the transfer of the Germany international Sami Khedira in the January transfer window. It was thought that the powerful central midfielder was the top transfer of Arsene Wenger but according to a report in the Evening [.
Chelsea and Arsenal target set to be snatched by Italian Giants? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Sami Khedira has been a transfer target for both Arsenal and Chelsea in the past summer transfer window. The German World Cup winner is reportedly unhappy at Real Madrid and has also fallen down the pecking order under manager Carlo Ancelotti.
Can the world stop picking on Arsenal for a while. Not for long, I am not greedy, but it would be nice if we didn't have to without almost a complete first team of players through injury for the rest of the season. And it would be nice if Arsene Wenger could complete his transfer [...]
It was only a few weeks ago that Arsenal fans were hearing some good news on Sami Khedira in various Arsenal transfer rumours around the media. The gist of it was that the Gunners had agreed personal terms with the Germany international and just needed to wrap up the deal with his current club Real [.
Five top class holding midfield options for Arsenal in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Defensive/Holdingmidfield is one of the key areas where Arsenal need to invest in the January transfer window. Mikel Arteta has been an epitome of consistency since he arrived at the club in 2011, but at 32, he isapproaching the apogee of his career, and therefore Arsenal must find his long term replacement.
The Five Biggest Transfers Likely To Happen in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It is around this time of the year that managers have had a look at how their team has performed over the opening 6 or 7 games and they are already drawing up a potential wish list of players that they would like to see arrive in the January transfer window.
Real Madrid preparing €30m swoop for Manchester United star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has bee in terrific form this season. The Spaniard was at his very best in the last Premier League encounter before the international break. The 23 year old made three astonishing saves including Leighton Baines' penalty as the Red Devils beat Everton by 2-1 to go fourth in the standings.
Arsenal and Chelsea target rejected better offer from United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
This summer Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema had been linked with a move to Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool. Although, most of the reports were generated bythe UK tabloids (credibility always comes in question), but Spanish media also speculated about his position at the club, as there was a growing feeling that Madrid might replace him with atop striker like Radamel Falcao, Sergio Aguero or Edinson Cavani.
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has insisted that Angel Di Maria left the Bernabeu for Old Trafford purely because the European champions could not afford to meet his wage demands.
United broke the British transfer record in the summer when they shelled out £59.7m for the Argentine, whose £200,000-a-week deal makes him the third-highest paid player at the club behind Wayne Rooney and Radamel Falcao, but the Real Madrid manager said his club did not want to sell but had to cave in eventually.
Chelsea target reveals why he rejected Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
This summer Real Madrid defender Rapahel Varane was heavily linked with a move to Premier League giants Chelsea. The Blues were looking for a solid young defender having sold David Luiz to PSG and had targeted Varane, who was signed by Jose Mourinho during his time at Real Madrid.
David De Gea is set to have his wages doubled as Manchester United are reportedly ready to offer the Spanish keeper a new five-year deal worth £120,000-a-week.
News of the new deal, which according to the Daily Mirror will be offered to the Spaniard before Christmas, comes as speculation linking Real Madrid with a move for the 23-year-old intensified over the last couple of days.
Chelsea hijack Real Madrid transfer deal, poised to sign Brazilian midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea could sign Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva who is also a reported target of Spanish giants Real Madrid.
The 21-year-old midfielder plays for Brazilian club Cruzeiro and is thought to had been in negotiation with Real Madrid over a January switch, as the Los Blancos seeking for a replacement of Sami Khedira.
Mourinho comments on Chelsea target, Ronaldo and PSG job - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
This summer Chelsea had been linked with a move for Real Madrid defenderRaphael Varane. The Blues lost David Luiz to PSG and reports emerged that Mourinho was looking at Varane to replace him at the Bridge.