Dembele has the world at his feet. Barcelona, Manchester United and even Real Madrid are interested in the pacey French winger, who has set the Bundesliga alight. The French media often compare Dembele to Mbappe, who both have just one season under their belt in their respective league, but have each performed strikingly well, earning plaudits for both 

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Reports emerging from Spain have sent shock waves in European football and the world over regarding Cristiano Ronaldo’s alleged decision to quit Real Madrid. The disenchanting decision by the Portugal skipper was supposedly arrived at due to mistreatment and lack of respect by Spanish tax authorities. The 4-time Ballon d’Or winner is being accused by 

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The biggest news of the transfer window so far is undoubtedly that Ronaldo wants out of Real Madrid. Since leaving Manchester United in 2008 he has devoured records quicker than I devour shrimp, which is pretty darn fast. But fresh on the back of the news that Ronaldo is under investigation for tax evasion he 

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David de Gea to Real Madrid has been one of those transfer sagas that simply refuses to go away with the Spanish stopper linked with a move to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu almost every single summer. Following the fax machine debacle which prevented a switch going through on the deadline of the summer transfer window 

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Every single transfer window involves a high profile saga which seems to drag on for almost the entirety of the summer and this year it is likely that James Rodriguez’s protracted move away from Real Madrid will take on this role. The Colombian will leave the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu this summer with several clubs interested 

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Zinedine Zidane cut off a nonchalant figure as Real Madrid faced the tough assignment of retaining the Champions League against perhaps the tournament’s most astute defensive side- Juventus. The first forty-five minutes had everyone at the edge of their seats with an end-to-end half that saw the score leveled 1-1 at the interval. Real Madrid 

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Turn your minds back to the tumultuous summer of 2015. A ‘faulty’ fax machine stopped the transfer of David De Gea to Real Madrid – about the only good Louis van Gaal ever did at Manchester United. Two years later and Madrid’s interest in United’s goalkeeper is still hot. The Spaniard has already confided in 

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The much-awaited Champions League final gave the football fans too much to talk at least till the next clash of these two football superpowers. The excitement was reflected in the well-fought score line of 1-1 of the first half. Though it intensified further in the second half as Zizou made some subtle changes in the 

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Cristiano Ronaldo was at his resplendent best as Real Madrid blitzed past Juventus with a 4-1 victory to claim a record 12th Champions League title. The win in Cardiff meant the Los Blancos became the first team to successfully defend Europe’s most illustrious club cup competition. Although Juve registered an ebullient start, it was Real that 

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On Thursday morning, Atletico Madrid received the news they had feared: an appeal against their transfer ban had been rejected and the punishment would be upheld for the duration of the summer transfer window. This means that Los Colchoneros are unable to register new players until January 1st 2018 as was the case with Barcelona 

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Juventus have been arguably the outstanding team in this year’s UEFA Champions League. Having come through their Champions League group stage finishing on top and undefeated, they eliminated Porto in the last sixteen, Barcelona in the quarterfinals, and Monaco in the semi finals and only conceded one goal in the process.   Excelling at the 

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Barcelona’s failure to retain their La Liga title came about because of a multitude of different factors, including a lack of consistency throughout the campaign as well as the disruption caused by Luis Enrique announcing his upcoming departure midway through the season. With that being said it must also be accepted that Real Madrid have 

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Antoine Griezmann got United fans very excited – he said that his move to United was ‘possible’, rating his chance as 6/10, which is sure to increase with Champions League football. There’s no doubting Griezmann’s class, but if he does join the Red Devils, where would he fit in? Here are three options…   Lone 

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If the age-old adage ‘patience pays’ can be used with reference to a football player  then that would perfectly describe Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang the Borussia Dortmund forward or winger. The French-born Gabonese endured a lot of ‘footballing pain’ to be where he is right now. Christened after his father, Aubameyang has risen through the football ranks to 

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It’s a well documented saying in the salary-cap driven NFL that once you gather a group of extremely talented players, you simply can’t pay everybody and a similar situation is unfolding at Real Madrid with Zinedine Zidane simply finding it a case of not being able to play everybody. Los Blancos are on the cusp 

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It’s no secret that clubs crave for continental success, and this desire is even more pronounced when it comes to Europe. The UEFA Champions League, which was previously known as the European Cup, happens to be one of the most fiercely competitive and most popular club competitions in the world. The fiercely competitive nature may 

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After a week in which Manchester United were heavily linked with a summer move for James Rodriguez, the Colombian playmaker did little to pour cold water over such speculation when he engaged in what felt like an emotional farewell with the Bernabeu on Sunday evening. Rodriguez was substituted midway through the second-half of Real Madrid’s 

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Atletico Madrid are plotting their summer business, and an unlikely name has emerged. According to a report from The Independent, Diego Simeone – who looks likely to remain in charge – has identified Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy as a target. Sources close to the Independent say that Simeone was impressed with the Englishman’s play during 

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