Marcelo, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane and Pepe form the Blancos contingent, while the Bavarian quartet consists of David Alaba, Jerome Boateng, Dante and Philipp Lahm
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The Madrid star is unhappy with the UEFA chief's latest remarks, despite them being intended as a joke, and has hinted that he will not go to the award ceremony.
The award, handed out to the best player under the age of 21 on an annual basis, was given to the Juventus midfielder ahead of a host of top youngsters.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The former Barcelona star believes Ronaldo is frustrated playing at the same time as Messi and is backing Neymar to become the world's best player.
The goalkeeper has insisted his Blancos team-mate deserves all the praise he receives, while he also believes Carlo Ancelotti's men can win the treble this season
The Catalans forward is fed up with playing a bit-part role, though fellow Camp Nou backup Martin Montoya is keen to open talks over a new deal.
The UEFA chief joked that the voting extension was to please Cristiano Ronaldo and suggested that a Spanish player should have won after World Cup 2010.
Monday, December 2, 2013
As Lionel Messi returned to the training pitch in Argentina, the midfielder insists there is no reason to panic despite consecutive defeats to Ajax and Athletic Bilbao
La Liga's bottom club has axed its boss, with the weekend's 2-2 draw against Rayo Vallecano being deemed the final straw.
The Real Madrid captain has lost his place in the Blancos first team this year but is still in the running for the annual XI alongside the likes of Manuel Neuer.
The Real Madrid forward implied that the FIFA president's apology had been ignored and touched on a number of other topics after receiving an award from Marca.
The Real Madrid boss says he would look to strengthen other positions in the squad rather than acquiring the Barcelona star.
Gerardo Martino's men have played four times in their controversial away kit, registering three draws and a defeat in those games and scoring only two goals.
The Argentina international is refusing to read too much into his side's second consecutive defeat, but admitted it must do better.
The Spain international has dismissed rumors that he wants to leave his current club and added that his relationship with president Florentino Perez is fine.
The Spain international feels the Blaugrana were in control prior to Bilbao's opener and has urged his teammates to step up their game in front of goal.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
The coach refused to criticize his players after they suffered their second defeat in a row after Iker Muniain struck to give Athletic Bilbao a win
Gerardo Martino's men lost for the second time in a week and, although they remain top of La Liga, the Argentine coach now needs to strengthen his squad in the transfer window
The Barcelona midfielder believes that Athletic Bilbao should have been down to 10 men before Iker Muniain's goal ended the Blaugrana's unbeaten start to the Liga season