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Cristiano Ronaldo wants to retire at Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed he wishes to see out his career at Real Madrid, after winning a third Club World Cup trophy in four years. The former Manchester United forward has a contract that runs out in 2021, at which point he will be 36. While he has struggled for goals and to keep up with long-time rival Lionel Messi, the Portugal international is still a vital part of the club and believes his future depends on his ability to continue that for the foreseeable future. Ronaldo to retire at…

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Real eye record third Club World Cup

Real Madrid are set to face Brazilian side and Copa Libertadores champions, Gremio in the Final of the Club World Cup after surviving a scare as they came from a goal down to beat Al Jazira 2-1 on Wednesday evening. The Galacticos can draw level with Barcelona as the most prolific winners of the trophy if they claim the title on Sunday for the third time. Gremio needed extra-time to beat Mexican side Pachuca with the winner coming from substitute Everton, as they set up a thrilling final on Saturday…

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Spanish Papers: Ronaldo praised; Coutinho admired

Good Morning and welcome to our brief round up of the Spanish Papers, which heavily praise Cristiano Ronaldo for his goal against Dortmund on Wednesday evening. After a relatively poor run of form in the league, Ronaldo has been setting his usual high heights in the Champions League and his strike against the German side has once again given Marca and AS the right to heap heavy praise on the Portuguese international. The former Spanish paper highlight the upcoming Ballon d’Or with Ronaldo said to be favourite. AS also focus…

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Ronaldo should be given more respect, claims Zidane

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has called on reporters and pundits to give Cristiano Ronaldo more respect. 42 goals in all competitions last season saw Ronaldo claim the FIFA Best Award and become odds on favourite to claim another Ballon d’or, but his current season has been far from his perfect standards. Having been banned for the opening four games of the domestic season, the Portuguese forward has scored just twice in ten La Liga games. His form in Europe has been different, netting eight in five but it is…

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Spanish Papers: A Madrid in darkness clings on to Ronaldo

Good Morning and welcome to our brief round up of the Spanish Papers, where Marca and AS have looked at Real Madrid’s Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund. Zinedine Zidane’s side head into Wednesday nights game with both feet in the knockout stages but much has been the attention on their league form and performances of late. A 0-0 draw with Athletic Bilbao at the weekend has seen press look to Cristiano Ronaldo, who has failed to reach his standards this season. Marca use the word ‘cling’ when speaking of…

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Sergio Ramos calms Ronaldo conflict talk

Sergio Ramos has spoken about growing reports he and Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo are at odds over certain matters. Spanish daily Marca reported last month that their was growing problems between Madrid captain Ramos and Ronaldo, with the latter said to be considering his future at the club. Both have been vocal in recent weeks over Madrid’s on-field problems, with the latter claiming the club missed the experience of Pepe and the goals of Alvaro Morata, having seen both leave the club over the summer. Madrid sit eight points behind league…

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Zidane praises Benzema and Ronaldo after APOEL victory

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has praised both Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo for their goals against APOEL on Tuesday evening. A 3-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur on the last match-day matched with a 0-0 draw against Atletico Madrid in the league at the weekend; put slight pressure on Zinedine Zidane’s men to seal three points and qualify for the knock-out stages of the competition. Croatian midfielder Luka Modric opened the scoring on what would turn out to be an easy night for Los Blancos, firing in from 25 yards….

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Three reasons why Ronaldo might be leaving Real Madrid next summer

Rumours that “The Best” might soon be leaving the comfort of Madrid are making headlines across the globe. Although Ronaldo has only scored one La Liga goal so far this season, his ability is unquestionable. If he departs Real Madrid next summer it would be a real blow for Los Blancos. There are a number of reasons that it is suggested Ronaldo is leaving. He has actually said himself that after his contract ends in four years he does not want to sign a new deal. However, reports from El…

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Atletico Madrid 0-0 Real Madrid: Barcelona the only winners in Madrid Derby

It could have made a dream start for Los Colchoneros in the first Madrid derby at the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday night. Real Madrid had a massive let-off after just three minutes following a sloppy pass from Marcelo. Antoine Griezmann latched onto the loose ball which eventually found its way to Angel Correa, one-on-one with Kiko Casilla, but Atleti’s top goalscorer was only able to clip the ball wide from 12 yards. In our preview, we outlined the best chances would be created from wide areas. This was certainly the case…

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Real Madrid and Atletico clash in must-win game

Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid face off on Saturday night in what is a potential title-deciding game. This has been the case for the last number of years, with Atletico pushing their neighbours so hard. There is a change this season however. With both Madrid clubs not hitting top form as of yet, Saturday’s encounter is a potential title-deciding game for different reasons. Barcelona have gone eight points ahead of both Real Madrid and Atletico after 11 games. In doing so, they have forced both Madrid clubs into a difficult situation on…

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