Barcelona vs Real Madrid is arguably the biggest club game in world football. On average, there is almost 800 million people who watch the match each year. It truly is the game that brings the most talented individuals onto one playing field. So who will come out trumps in 2016? Madrid are certainly the form 

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ESPN are reporting that Paris could be the destination for Lionel Messi once his contract at Barcelona expires in 2021.   Father & Sons In a sensational revelation, PSG director of football Patrick Kluivert is said to have met with Messi’s father in a bid to bring the superstar to Paris. The four time Ballon 

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It’s hard to believe that Cristiano Ronaldo turns 32 in three months: it’s even harder to believe that he is on the same fine scoring form he was six years ago- if not better. The forward found the back of the net twice as a jaded Real Madrid side narrowly won 2-1 against bottom placed 

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Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is reportedly being sought after by Spanish giants Real Madrid with a £25 million deal being mooted. As reported by The Week: “Real Madrid are planning a £25m move for Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey, provided they can overturn a transfer embargo. The Spanish giants see the midfielder as the ideal replacement 

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According to the Daily Express, Real Madrid are keeping an eye on Manchester United starlet Marcus Rashford. As reported by the Daily Express’ Bruce Archer: “Rashford broke into the Manchester United team last season and has progressed into a full England international. He’s scored three Premier League goals this season in eight appearances under Jose 

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Andy’s latest “The Madrid-Barca Axis” column.  It is always better to work out weaknesses before being presented with an opponent who can exploit them. Last Wednesday night Sergio Busquet’s rather maligned start to the season was fully exposed by Pep Guardiola, the manager who first put him in Barcelona’s first team eight years ago, and 

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Rumours of Diego Simeone’s arrival in the English top flight have increased in recent days, and it has set pulses racing that the Premier League will hot up even more than it already has. So far, the league arguably as the best managers in world football plying their trade with Pep Guardiola, Jurgen Klopp, Jose 

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Yannick Carrasco has penned a contract extension that will see him ply his trade for Atletico Madrid until 2022, the club revealed on Friday. The agreement comes following prolonged weeks of negotiations, after the 23-year old established himself as an integral team player in Diego Simeone’s side. The announcement comes as a breath of fresh 

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Andy’s latest “The Madrid-Barca Axis” column.  With great power comes great responsibility as Stan Lee famously penned in one of his many Spiderman comics. Being the head coach of Real Madrid, one of the most influential, powerful and successful sides in world football, Zinedine Zidane is learning that this quote is undeniably true. Less than 

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There was nothing significant about the result of Spain’s World Cup qualifying win in Albania and the 0-2 victory in Shkoder was routine, but the sight of Gerard Pique strolling through his evening in a cut-off short sleeve shirt set the wheels in motion for a decision that will hit La Roja in the near 

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Andy’s latest “The Madrid-Barca Axis” column.  It is always difficult moving to a club that has just won everything there is possible to win. When you also throw in the fact that your new club is serving a transfer ban which will mean that you cannot play for the club for the first six months 

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Andy’s latest “The Madrid-Barca Axis” column.  In two months’ time, Diego Simeone will celebrate his fifth anniversary as Atletico Madrid coach. In that time, he has established them as a force both domestically and in Europe with his cleverly organised defence and intense physical game. However, just as it seems we are adjusting to his 

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Andy’s latest “The Madrid-Barca Axis” column.  It has been a strange start to the season for Real Madrid. After five straight wins, four domestically and one in Europe, the club have contrived to draw their last two games against, on paper anyway, inferior opposition. Whilst much of the attention in Spain has revolved around Cristiano 

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Andy’s latest “The Madrid-Barca Axis” column.  Johan Cruyff famously told Pep Guardiola that ‘the second season is harder than the first season and the third season is harder than the second season.’ As Luis Enrique embarks on his third season at Barcelona the summer additions to the squad along with early team selections suggest that 

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There is something about adversity that makes certain people thrive. With the news last week that Atletico Madrid would be unable to sign any new players during the next two transfer windows the club face an uncertain year ahead. However, with their head coach Diego Simeone never afraid of confronting a challenge head on it 

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