Barcelona management are not prone to bringing Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara at Camp Nou. According to the Catalan Mundo Deportivo, the Spanish giant are more interested in such players as Adrien Rabiot (PSG), Willian (Chelsea) and Frenkie de Jong (Ajax).
The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) hired Luis Enrique to be the new head coach of the national team. Luis Rubiales, the federation's president, sacked Julen Lopetegui on the eve of the World Cup after the Basque had agreed to join Real Madrid and appointed Fernando Hierro for the ill-fated campaign in Russia.
Brazil national team former player Rivaldo is sure his compatriot Philippe Coutinho made a right decision last season. The Brazilian midfielder moved from Liverpool to Barcelona in the winter transfer window.
Spain national team defender Alvaro Odriozola joined Real Madrid. According to Los Blancos’ website, Odriozola and Real have come to agreement regarding 6-year contract.
Real Madrid new head coach Julen Lopetequi was very interested in this player and asked the club’s management to acquire him.
Real Madrid are ready to part with the striker Cristiano Ronaldo until the start of the next season. According to Marca, Los Blancos’ president Florentino Perez is going to organize a match of honour for the Portuguese superstar who has played for the Spanish giant since 2009.
Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac has suggested that Renato Sanches will stay at the club, despite a torrid time at Swansea City.
Last season the 20-year-old Portuguese player spent on loan at English squad since the German giant coaching staff didn’t count on him.
Former Brazil national team striker Ronaldo has described criticism of Neymar as nonsense.
The 26-year-old has received judgement for some of his theatrics when being tackled during the World Cup.
Following his side's 2-0 defeat to Brazil in the last 16, Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio accused Neymar of "too much acting".
But Ronaldo said: "There are many ways to see football and interpret it. I am against all these opinions (on Neymar acting). He is an intelligent player in his movements and on how to defend himself from being tackled. I don't think referees have been protecting him enough. When people repeatedly hit me I would feel a sense of unfairness. Criticism is nonsense. TV shows and newspapers just want to fill the space," said Ronaldo
Real Madrid striker Criatiano Ronaldo always wanted to retire at his current club. But the Portuguese star is offended by the club management’s attitude towards him, according to Marca.
The newspaper informs Ronaldo was very surprised when recognized in January about his transfer fee.
New Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovac says he expects Robert Lewandowski to remain at the club, despite the striker's desire to leave.
The Poland international has hired Pini Zahavi as his agent to help him negotiate a move away from the Bundesliga champions.
Manchester City and Napoli are close to completing a £43 million deal for midfielder Jorginho, reports the Guardian.
As to the information, Jorginho would sign a five-year contract with the Premier League champions and their head coach Pep Guardiola is hoping to have the deal done in time for him to be present for the start of pre-season training.