Samuel Umtiti Gossip La Liga News 

Manchester United chasing Samuel Umtiti

Manchester United want to sign Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti. Umtiti has a £50m buyout clause in his contract, which United are considering triggering with the Frenchman unhappy with his current salary. The Barcelona defender has established himself as a key member of the squad after joining from Lyon in 2016. Only enhancing his view that he should be rewarded in the same pay-bracket as some of his peers. United believe they can take advantage of the uncertainty surrounding Umtiti’s future by meeting his wage demands. Unlike Barcelona who refuses to meet…

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La Liga La Liga 123 News 

Karim Benzema hits four for Castilla against Argentina U20’s

Karim Benzema scored four goals, as Real Madrid’s ‘Castilla’ side romped to a 6-1 victory against Argentina’s U20’s. The Castilla team played Benzema and Luka Modric, as they ran riot against the youth side at Valdebebas. With most of Madrid’s first team on international duty, struggling Benzema has more time to impress boss Zinedine Zidane. And the striker duly obliged, racking up four goals in an emphatic win for his side. The Frenchman has come under heavy criticism from fans, with just four league goals this season. Though Zidane is…

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Gerard Pique opens up over Pep Guardiola departure

Gerard Pique has opened up over his strained relationship with former manager Pep Guardiola. The Barcelona defender enjoyed a trophy-laden spell under Guardiola, winning the treble in his first season at the club. Pique became an instant hit at the Nou Camp, forming a formidable defensive partnership with Carlos Puyol. However, despite winning seven major titles under Guardiola, Pique admits the two had a strained relationship. This follows four years under ‘Pep’ after joining from Manchester United in 2008. After winning every trophy in Spain, the 31 year-old confessed to…

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Toni Kroos Global News Spain 

Toni Kroos credits Spain’s Real Madrid backbone

Toni Kroos has complemented his Real Madrid teammates, saying Spain will benefit from a nucleus of Los Blancos players. Kroos’ Germany faces La Roja in Dusseldorf on Friday night with six Real Madrid players in contention to play. Sergio Ramos, Dani Carvajal, Nacho, Isco, Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez could all feature against Germany. While Madrid is lagging fifteen points behind Barcelona in La Liga, they are the current title holders. Zinedine Zidane’s side has also won the previous two Champions League making them a force in Europe. “If you…

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Cristiano Ronaldo La Liga News 

Cristiano Ronaldo to become Neymar and Lionel Messi’s equal

Cristiano Ronaldo believes he should be on the same level as Lionel Messi and Neymar in terms of salary. The Real Madrid forward does not see it as an issue of money, but believes he deserves the same status as the pair. Following his switch to Paris Saint-Germain, Neymar is now earning €35 million, while Messi’s recent contract renewal has put him on terms of 45 million per year. And Ronaldo, who has struggled for form for large parts of the season, believes his resurgence in front of goal in…

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