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Sergio Ramos motivated to win Club World Cup

Sergio Ramos has revealed his motivation ahead of the Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi, saying they are determined to win the competition. Los Blancos host Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu on the 23rd December, but travel to the United Arab Emirates for the seven-team competition. While the two-time Club World Cup winners Real are strong favourites, it is a potential annoyance, particularly with one of their biggest matches of the season following their trip to the Middle East. Ramos has touched on the squad’s motivation ahead of the tournament and…

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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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Real Madrid hot favourites against relegation-threatened Malaga

Real Madrid will be looking to get back to winning ways in the league when relegation-threatened Malaga visit the Bernabeu on Saturday afternoon. Los Blancos could only manage a goalless draw against neighbours Atletico last time out but are strong favourites to bounce back against the side from the Costa del Sol, having seen off Cypriot side APOEL on Tuesday evening by six goals to nil. Forward Marco Asensio and defender Nacho will miss the Malaga game through injury and suspension, respectively, but head coach Zinedine Zidane has Sergio Ramos,…

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Asensio out of Malaga tie; trio return for Real Madrid

Real Madrid forward Marco Asensio will miss the game against Malaga through injury, but Zinedine Zidane has three players back. The Spanish international picked up a knock on his right leg against APOEL on Tuesday evening and will miss the game against Michel’s Andalusian side as a precaution. Zidane, who is desperate to develop a consistent run of wins does welcome back three players – Sergio Ramos, Mateo Kovacic and Keylor Navas. Navas is likely to reclaim his place in goal after seeing Kiko Casilla fill in between the sticks,…

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Spanish Papers: Robinho sentenced to nine years for rape

Good Morning and welcome to our brief round up of Friday’s Spanish Papers, which focus on Robinho, who has been sentenced to nine years in prison. Former Real Madrid and Brazil international Robinho has been hit with a nine-year sentence following an incident in 2013, which it is claimed the 33-year-old and five other Brazilians assaulted an Albanian women. Robinho left AC Milan in 2015, where the incident happened and pleaded not guilty via his lawyer. The sentence has been put on hold until an appeal process is completed. Madrid…

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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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Sergio Ramos’ ‘best friend’ to join Barcelona???

Sergio Ramos’ ‘best friend’ Mesut Ozil could be about to join Barcelona in the January transfer window, according to Mundo Deportivo. Reports surfaced last week linking the Catalan club with a move for the German international, although a report in the Evening Standard claimed no contact had been made between the two clubs. However, reports in in Catalan media on Tuesday morning now claim that a move on January 1st will be made. The current La Liga leaders have been chasing Philippe Coutinho since the summer, but having spent over £135m on…

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Madrid missing four players for APOEL tie

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane will find himself without the injured Sergio Ramos, Gareth Bale, Keylor Navas and Mateo Kovacic for the Champions League tie with APOEL. A 0-0 draw with rivals Atletico Madrid on Saturday evening not only left with Madrid with a sour taste, but more injuries after captain Ramos was left with a broken nose following a challenge from Lucas Hernandez. Madrid now prepare for the weekend clash with Malaga hoping to bounce back, after they meet APOEL in the Champions League in midweek where victory would see…

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Ramos and Ronaldo have solved problems, claims Zidane

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has claimed Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo have solved their off-field problems. Spanish daily Marca are the first to report the growing problems between Madrid captain Ramos and Ronaldo, who is 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 leaders Barcelona…

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Ramos and Ronaldo relationship at breaking point

The relationship between Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo is at breaking point, according to various reports in Spanish media. Spanish daily Marca are the first to report the growing problems between Madrid captain Ramos and Ronaldo, who is 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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